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The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is 4.00%, with job growth of 0.62%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.24%.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida Taxes
Fort Walton Beach, Florida,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $27,049, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $49,552.

  ECONOMYFort Walton Beach, FloridaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.00%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.62%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  37.24%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $27,049$28,555
  Household Income  $49,552$53,482
  Family Median Income  $57,236$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  1.14%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.31%0.61%
  Construction  6.97%6.19%
  Manufacturing  5.86%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.27%2.72%
  Retail trade  13.73%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  3.03%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  0.89%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  2.48%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  3.64%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  6.47%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.28%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.71%4.27%
  Educational services  4.76%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  9.63%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.75%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  15.48%7.44%
  Other services  5.82%4.94%
  Public administration  7.82%4.80%
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is it good place to live and retire?

I would like to know if Fort Walton Beach is a better place to live rather than busy Clearwater FL. We want to re-locate to a quieter city with all the amenities of a... (Read More)



Great beaches, but don't recommend for single men

FWB is great for its beautiful beaches and saltwater fishing. It's also easy to move around town except during rush hour (yes, we have a rush hour - but it literally... (Read More)



Best location on the Panhandle

Great community located between Eglin and Hurlburt AFBs. Easy access to the best beaches, 20 minutes to the more expensive and modern city of Destin, make Fort Walton... (Read More)



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