Fort Walton Beach, Florida 

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Population

21,368

+6.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$49,552

Median Home Price

$178,800

Best Places to Live in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Fort Walton Beach, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Local Listings in Fort Walton Beach
 $405,000 
2353 Twin Bay Vw
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2739 SqFt
 $150,000 
402 Marlow St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1588 SqFt
 $2,950,000 
327 NW Beal Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 6 | 4906 SqFt

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City: Fort Walton Beach
Zip Codes: 32548 32544


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 0.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fort Walton Beach's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Fort Walton Beach, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Okaloosa county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fort Walton Beach's population is 21,368 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Walton Beach is $178,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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


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Housing Market in Fort Walton Beach

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Reviews for Fort Walton Beach   9 Reviews
is it good place to live and retire? - 10/13/2014
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

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Great beaches, but don't recommend for single men - 9/6/2012
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 - 7/8/2010
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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32548 32544

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NEW LISTINGS IN FORT WALTON BEACH
$405,000
2353 Twin Bay Vw
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$150,000
402 Marlow St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$2,950,000
327 NW Beal Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$299,900
853 Tarpon Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$239,000
375 SW Coral Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,200,000
425 Pelham Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$199,800
118 NW Moriarty St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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