Fort Walton Beach Information

Fort Walton Beach Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Fort Walton Beach, FL

General Fort Walton Beach Information

State: Florida

County: Okaloosa County

Close cities: Ocean City, FL, Hurlburt Field, FL, Wright, FL, Lake Lorraine, FL, Valparaiso, FL, Shalimar, FL, Longwood, FL, Cinco Bayou, FL, Eglin AFB, FL, Niceville, FL, Destin, FL, Mary Esther, FL

Fort Walton Beach Population (census data)
Total 19,170 (-2.0% since 2000)
Male 9,401 (49.0%)
Female 9,769 (51.0%)

Population Density: 2,575 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.3 (US Avg is 100)

Fort Walton Beach Elevation: 18 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.44 square miles

Median Household Income: $53,774

Zip Codes: 32548, 32547, and 32549.

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Fort Walton Beach Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (76.5%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (14.2%)
  • English (12.5%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • United States (9.4%)
  • French (3.0%)
  • Italian (2.7%)
Foriegn Born: 1,148 people (6.0%)
  • Europe (40.7%)
  • Asia (38.9%)
  • Latin America (20.4%)

Local Fort Walton Beach Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays,
NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars
NBA Basketball: , , Orlando Magic
NHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning
NCAA Sports: Florida A&M University, Florida State University

Fort Walton Beach School Information

High Schools
Choctawhatchee Senior High School (110 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Fort Walton Beach High School (400 Hollywood Boulevard SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Middle Schools
Max Bruner Junior Middle School (322 Holmes Boulevard NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
W. C. Pryor Middle School (201 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Annette P. Edwins Elementary School (7 Wright Parkway SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Elliott Point Elementary School (301 Hughes Avenue, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Kenwood Elementary School (15 Eagle Street NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Ocean City Elementary School (720 Essex Road, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Wright Elementary School (305 Lang Road, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Adolescent Substance Abuse (1015 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Choctawatchee Academy (110 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Emerald Coast Marine Institute (207 4th Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Fort Walton Beach Success Academy (400 Hollywood Boulevard SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Liza Jackson Preparatory School (546 Mary Esther Cut Office Suite, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Northwest Florida Ballet Academie (310 Perry Avenue SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Okaloosa Academy (81 Roberts Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Okaloosa Applied Tech Center (1976 Lewis Turner Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547 - Okaloosa County School District District)
Silver Sands - Exceptional Children (349 Holmes Boulevard NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)
W. E. Combs School (720 Lovejoy Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548 - Okaloosa County School District District)

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