Okaloosa County, Florida Population 2018

Okaloosa County, Florida's estimated population is 202,970 with a growth rate of 3.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Okaloosa County, Florida is the 26th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017202,9707,1723.66%
2016195,798-4,117-2.06%
2016199,9152,2061.12%
2015197,7093,0811.58%
2014194,6281,8930.98%
2013192,7352,9461.55%
2012189,7896,7093.66%
2011183,0802,3661.31%
2010180,71436,93825.69%
1990143,77633,85630.80%
1980109,92021,73324.64%
197088,18727,01244.16%
196061,17533,642122.19%
195027,53314,633113.43%
194012,9003,00330.34%
19309,8975375.74%
19209,3600.00%

Okaloosa County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White154,416
Black or African American18,821
Two or More Races8,662
Some Other Race6,733
Asian5,735
American Indian and Alaska Native1,097
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander334

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Okaloosa County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Okaloosa County, Florida Median Age

36.8


Total

34.9


Male

38.8


Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Adults

There are 152,331 adults, (29,565 of which are seniors) in Okaloosa County, Florida.

Okaloosa County, Florida Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Okaloosa County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

96,621

49.35%

Male

99,177

50.65%

Okaloosa County, Florida Households and Families

Okaloosa County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Okaloosa County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All63.3%36.7%
Male54.8%45.2%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female49%51%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okaloosa County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,1402.563.3
Married38,9223.0775.7
Non Family25,5921.2550.2
Female8,5103.2349
Male3,1163.654.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Okaloosa County, Florida Households

Okaloosa County, Florida Education

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0083.01%
9th to 12th Grade7,5865.70%
High School Graduate33,97425.53%
Some College34,44225.88%
Associates Degree13,88410.43%
Bachelors Degree23,97418.02%
Graduate Degree15,20411.43%

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White104,66098,15932,344
Black11,7929,6472,396
Hispanic8,9667,2232,114
Asian4,3323,4071,462
Other Race3,8652,622629
Multiple Races3,0152,794876
Native American743639179
Islander219202

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.75%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,372$41,523$27,103
Less Than High School$18,737$21,290$15,029
High School Grad$26,741$31,180$21,521
Some College$32,947$40,965$25,850
Bachelors Degree$43,107$52,143$34,259
Graduate Degree$72,071$84,648$54,003

$34,372

Average Earnings

$41,523

Average Male

$27,103

Average Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Language

Okaloosa County, Florida Language by Age

Okaloosa County, Florida Language

89.68% of Okaloosa County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.84% of the population.

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White143,55615,32710.68%
Black17,0633,06317.95%
Hispanic15,7122,93118.65%
Other6,6661,69425.41%
Multiple8,5031,09112.83%
Asian5,6675459.62%
Native1,088423.86%
Islander334154.49%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.70%

Male Poverty Rate

13.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is Other, with 25.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is Native, with 3.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.77%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.73%
High School13.49%
Some College8.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.51%
Female Unemployed27.68%
Female Employed7.40%
Male Employed5.65%

Okaloosa County, Florida Income

Okaloosa County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,655$73,353
Families$67,741$84,261
Married Families$78,990$96,241
Non Families$37,192$48,877

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Okaloosa County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by War

32,362

Number of Veterans

27,769

Male Veterans

4,593

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War13,430
Second Gulf War12,128
Vietnam10,655
Korea2,080
World War II668

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5410,261
55 to 646,893
65 to 745,460
18 to 345,266
75+4,482

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White27,80423.89%
Black2,95822.33%
Hispanic1,31413.48%
2 or More76321.09%
Other3899.23%
Asian2836.19%
Indian12414.37%
Hawaiian4118.64%

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

5.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment Status

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Age

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Race

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Okaloosa County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Crestview2098023567258712.33%
Fort Walton Beach1951821971245312.57%
Niceville1275214974222217.42%
Destin1230513654134910.96%
Valparaiso50335072390.77%
Mary Esther3851428943811.37%
Shalimar7218058411.65%
Laurel Hill537588519.50%
Cinco Bayou3834254210.97%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990