Okaloosa County, Florida Population 2018

Okaloosa County, Florida's estimated population is 197,591 with a growth rate of -1.16% 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
2017202,9705,3792.72%
2017197,591-2,324-1.16%
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
White155,791
Black or African American19,333
Two or More Races8,546
Some Other Race6,640
Asian5,777
American Indian and Alaska Native1,179
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander325

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Okaloosa County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Okaloosa County, Florida Median Age

36.7


Total

34.9


Male

38.7


Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Adults

There are 153,609 adults, (29,922 of whom are seniors) in Okaloosa County, Florida.

Okaloosa County, Florida Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Okaloosa County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

97,352

49.27%

Male

100,239

50.73%

Okaloosa County, Florida Households and Families

Okaloosa County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Okaloosa County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All63.3%36.7%
Female49.9%50.1%
Male49.8%50.2%
Non Family49.7%50.3%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okaloosa County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,5742.5163.3
Married38,6753.176.6
Non Family26,5211.2649.7
Female8,3053.2749.9
Male3,0733.7249.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade3,7072.75%
9th to 12th Grade7,5825.63%
High School Graduate34,03725.26%
Some College34,52525.62%
Associates Degree14,77310.96%
Bachelors Degree25,07718.61%
Graduate Degree15,03511.16%

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White105,40698,95233,233
Black12,0549,9562,493
Hispanic9,4487,7892,163
Asian4,5043,6571,365
Other Race3,8322,620620
Multiple Races3,2223,020974
Native American66957183
Islander106106

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 31.53%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,249$42,544$27,640
Less Than High School$18,640$20,981$15,000
High School Grad$26,948$31,584$22,757
Some College$34,489$41,926$26,664
Bachelors Degree$42,688$55,762$34,171
Graduate Degree$74,425$87,803$54,509

$35,249

Average Earnings

$42,544

Average Male

$27,640

Average Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Language

Okaloosa County, Florida Language by Age

Okaloosa County, Florida Language

89.24% of Okaloosa County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.30% of the population.

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White143,99714,69110.20%
Black17,7002,99516.92%
Hispanic16,5022,65116.06%
Other6,5801,59324.21%
Multiple8,3661,12313.42%
Asian5,69769212.15%
Native1,155433.72%

11.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.42%

Male Poverty Rate

12.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is Other, with 24.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is Native, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.13%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.29%
High School12.93%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.59%
Female Unemployed26.25%
Female Employed6.95%
Male Employed5.62%

Okaloosa County, Florida Income

Okaloosa County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,955$76,427
Families$71,292$87,913
Married Families$82,595$99,683
Non Families$37,702$51,432

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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 35To44.

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by War

32,752

Number of Veterans

27,809

Male Veterans

4,943

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War13,335
Second Gulf War13,140
Vietnam10,093
Korea2,000
World War II616

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 549,895
55 to 647,054
18 to 345,808
65 to 745,640
75+4,355

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White28,00823.90%
Black3,14823.30%
Hispanic1,47914.40%
2 or More79620.79%
Other47311.02%
Asian2234.63%
Indian10412.64%

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

5.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment Status

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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