The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Walton Beach jobs have increased by 4.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Walton Beach's cost of living is 7.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Okaloosa county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.4% to 29.3%. More Voting Stats
Fort Walton Beach's population is 22,396 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Fort Walton Beach is Real Estate: $279,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%.
Fort Walton Beach public schools spend $8,676 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Fort Walton Beach. More Education