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  HOUSING OVERVIEW
  

The median home value in Destin, Florida, is $272,500. Home appreciation is 3.40% over the last year. The median age of Destin, Florida, real estate is 23 years.

Destin, Florida Apartments and Rentals

Renters make up 10.96% of the Destin, Florida, population. 60.70% of houses and apartments in Destin, Florida, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).

  HOUSINGDestin, FloridaUnited States
  Median Home Age  2337
  Median Home Cost  $272,500$170,100
  Home Appr. Last 12 months  3.40%4.90%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.  -11.80%-4.60%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.  17.00%12.70%
  Property Tax Rate  $7.59$12.07
  Homes Owned  28.34%57.34%
  Housing Vacant  60.70%12.47%
  Homes Rented  10.96%30.19%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment  $712$661
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $706$765
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $881$957
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,300$1,289
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,518$1,490
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent  14.53%2.50%
  Vacant Rented  1.29%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale  0.88%1.38%
  Vacant Sold  0.12%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation  37.00%3.81%
  Vacant Other  6.89%3.87%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,000  1.47%3.30%
  $20,000 to $39,999  0.00%3.44%
  $40,000 to $59,999  0.16%4.18%
  $60,000 to $79,999  0.51%5.80%
  $80,000 to $99,999  1.42%7.08%
  $100,000 to $149,999  9.34%15.77%
  $150,000 to $199,999  15.78%15.03%
  $200,000 to $299,999  28.08%18.50%
  $300,000 to $399,999  17.94%10.39%
  $400,000 to $499,999  6.49%5.66%
  $500,000 to $749,999  9.58%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,999  4.25%2.28%
  $1,000,000 or more  4.99%2.18%
  HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
  2010 and newer  0.33%0.29%
  2000 to 2009  18.73%14.18%
  1990 to 1999  28.67%13.96%
  1980 to 1989  25.45%13.99%
  1970 to 1979  21.94%16.09%
  1960 to 1969  28.67%13.96%
  1950 to 1959  1.20%11.05%
  1940 to 1949  0.08%5.59%
  1939 or Earlier  0.41%13.68%
  HOUSING COMMENTS
  
re: Nice place to raise kids if you are already es
The area isn't as safe as this person thinks. There is domestic violence everywhere and a huge influx of Brasillians, some criminals that aren't legal & immigration &... (read more)
Crime on the Rise in Destin/New Sheriff takes away
Having owned a home for many years, it has become increasingly known that crime is on the rise here. Due to it being a tourist area, the local media, sheriff dpt. has... (read more)
Nice place to raise kids if you are already establ
This is a growing beautiful beach comminity that is very safe. However, the job market thrives on real estate and... (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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