Walton County, Florida Population 2018

Walton County, Florida's estimated population is 68,376 with a growth rate of 11.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walton County, Florida is the 41st largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201768,3766,84811.13%
201661,528-3,912-5.98%
201665,4402,3533.73%
201563,0871,8843.08%
201461,2032,0243.42%
201359,1791,9963.49%
201257,1831,5952.87%
201155,5883750.68%
201055,21327,45398.89%
199027,7606,46030.33%
198021,3005,21332.41%
197016,0875113.28%
196015,5768515.78%
195014,7254793.36%
194014,246-330-2.26%
193014,5762,45720.27%
192012,119-4,341-26.37%
191016,4607,11476.12%
19009,3464,53094.06%
18904,81661514.64%
18804,2011,16038.15%
18703,04140.13%
18603,0371,22067.14%
18501,81735624.37%
18401,46125421.04%
18301,2070.00%

Walton County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White53,493
Black or African American3,067
Some Other Race1,964
Two or More Races1,759
Asian737
American Indian and Alaska Native410
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander98

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

Walton County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Walton County, Florida Median Age

43.4


Total

42.3


Male

44.9


Female

Walton County, Florida Adults

There are 48,915 adults, (11,567 of which are seniors) in Walton County, Florida.

Walton County, Florida Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

30,364

49.35%

Male

31,164

50.65%

Walton County, Florida Households and Families

Walton County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walton County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family66%34%
Female51.2%48.8%
Male43%57%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walton County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,3292.4471.3
Married12,3162.9581.2
Non Family8,5421.2666
Female2,4403.8551.2
Male1,0312.9343

2.99

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walton County, Florida Households

Walton County, Florida Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8184.06%
9th to 12th Grade4,93611.02%
High School Graduate11,84926.46%
Some College10,91824.38%
Associates Degree3,4757.76%
Bachelors Degree8,00917.89%
Graduate Degree3,7718.42%

Walton County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,93333,84010,736
Black2,2181,492257
Hispanic2,0941,440392
Other Race1,057597148
Multiple Races763622218
Asian461385104
Native American30924156
Islander544242

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 77.78%.

Walton County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,992$34,625$25,778
Less Than High School$17,327$23,485$13,125
High School Grad$23,972$28,072$21,393
Some College$27,457$31,686$26,088
Bachelors Degree$47,417$50,546$41,130
Graduate Degree$49,599$69,883$39,259

$29,992

Average Earnings

$34,625

Average Male

$25,778

Average Female

Walton County, Florida Language

Walton County, Florida Language by Age

Walton County, Florida Language

92.07% of Walton County, Florida residents speak only English, while 7.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.59% of the population.

Walton County, Florida Poverty

Walton County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,7788,30016.35%
Hispanic3,48893026.66%
Black2,32274832.21%
Other1,90071937.84%
Multiple1,70429117.08%
Asian737557.46%
Native401348.48%

17.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.88%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Florida is Other, with 37.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Florida is Asian, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.64%.

Walton County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.15%
High School18.31%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Walton County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.11%
Female Unemployed43.71%
Male Employed7.41%
Female Employed7.05%

Walton County, Florida Income

Walton County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,910$69,745
Families$59,630$83,285
Married Families$69,143$
Non Families$28,515$42,755

Walton County, Florida Marital Status

Walton County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Walton County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Walton 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 55To64.

Walton County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Walton County, Florida Veterans

Walton County, Florida Veterans by War

6,125

Number of Veterans

5,666

Male Veterans

459

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,712
First Gulf War1,312
Second Gulf War811
Korea589
World War II210

Walton County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,652
55 to 641,391
35 to 541,338
75+1,336
18 to 34408

Walton County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,66213.12%
Black1827.27%
2 or More14716.14%
Hispanic843.41%
Asian6813.28%
Indian4414.24%
Other221.76%

Walton County, Florida Veterans by Education

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton County, Florida Employment Status

Walton County, Florida Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walton County, Florida Employment by Race

Walton County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Walton County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
DeFuniak Springs51676284111721.62%
Freeport1774211934519.45%
Paxton64477413020.19%
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