Fort Walton Beach, Florida 

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Population

21,817

2% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$49,552

Avg. Home Price

$182,500

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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 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Walton Beach jobs have increased by 0.62%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Walton Beach's cost of living is 8.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fort Walton Beach's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fort Walton Beach's population is 21,817 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.61%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Walton Beach is $182,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.81%. 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. Learn More...

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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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