In 2019, Fort Walton Beach, FL had a population of 22.1k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $54,330. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fort Walton Beach, FL grew from 21,845 to 22,084, a 1.09% increase and its median household income grew from $50,666 to $54,330, a 7.23% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Walton Beach, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), White (Hispanic) (6.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.6%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.45%). 0% of the households in Fort Walton Beach, FL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
95.7% of the residents in Fort Walton Beach, FL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Walton Beach, FL are Okaloosa Technical College (165 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Fort Walton Beach, FL was $185,900, and the homeownership rate was 59.1%. Most people in Fort Walton Beach, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Walton Beach, FL was 2 cars per household.