Crestview is a city located in Okaloosa County Florida. It is also the county seat of Okaloosa County. With a 2020 population of 28,366, it is the 146th largest city in Florida and the 1615th largest city in the United States. Crestview is currently growing at a rate of 2.22% annually and its population has increased by 4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,134 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Crestview has a population density of 1,764 people per square mile.
The average household income in Crestview is $71,415 with a poverty rate of 11.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,036 per month, and the median house value is $171,200. The median age in Crestview is 31.4 years, 31.5 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Crestviewwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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 other race people with a rate of 63.00%.
91.87% of Crestview residents speak only English, while 8.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.40% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Crestview is Native, with 13.33% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Crestview is Multiple, with 2.05% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.05%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Crestview
95.92% of Crestview residents were born in the United States, with 36.07% having been born in Florida. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.