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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Destin, Florida, is 4.10%, with job growth of 4.20%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 44.30%.

Destin, Florida Taxes
Destin, Florida,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Destin, Florida Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $36,415, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $61,903.

  ECONOMYDestin, FloridaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.10%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  4.20%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  44.30%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $36,415$28,051
  Household Income  $61,903$53,046
  Family Median Income  $65,872$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  7.43%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  2.93%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  8.16%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  7.16%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  11.28%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  10.40%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  13.90%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  14.27%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  13.42%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  5.16%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  5.89%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  16.75%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  1.35%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.39%1.66%
  Legal  0.35%1.17%
  Education, library  4.53%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  3.28%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  8.38%5.49%
  Healthcare support  1.21%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.43%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  12.11%5.61%
  Building maintenance  5.63%3.97%
  Personal care  2.23%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.04%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.64%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  8.22%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  6.46%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Quick overview
Gorgeous, resort community; traffic is a very challenging issue, as well as property taxes and homeowners... (read more)
re: Santa Rosa Beach, FL - 10/20/2010
Santa Rosa Beach is a mixed residential area consisting of poor & rich, hispanic, brasillians, Ukranians, many exchange students have moved permanately into the area... (read more)
re: wanting to move there - 1/25/2013
I called this number and it was a taxi cab company! Geez! We certainly don't want more transient, questionable people moving into the area! This is what I don't like... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Good and Bad - 12/28/2007
Most of this is accurate except for the fact that the job positions wouldn't be filled. There are many local students, college and high school who don't get hired due to... (read more)
re: Beaches of South Walton (not really Destin ...
it is now 2012, do you still feel the same way. My family and I are looking to relocate from Southern Califonia. Just can't afford ithere anymore and want a nice place... (read more)
Good and Bad
The quality of life here is lively I suppose. If you enjoy nightlife there are clubs you can go out to that are close by. The beaches are beautiful, the sugar-white sand... (read more)
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