Destin, Florida Population 2022

14,257
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Destin is a city located in Okaloosa County and Walton County Florida. With a 2020 population of 14,257, it is the 263rd largest city in Florida and the 3098th largest city in the United States. Destin is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually but its population has decreased by -1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,482 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Destin has a population density of 1,854 people per square mile.

The average household income in Destin is $104,472 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,587 per month, and the median house value is $346,000. The median age in Destin is 42.3 years, 42.6 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Destin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Destinwas:

  • White: 85.03%
  • Black or African American: 5.07%
  • Two or more races: 4.74%
  • Other race: 3.14%
  • Asian: 1.79%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Destin, Florida is 14,257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,482.

Destin, Florida Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Destin Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Destin Population by Race

Destin Population Pyramid 2022

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Destin Median Age

41.9


Total

42.4


Male

39.9


Female

Destin Adults

There are 11,960 adults, (2,431 of whom are seniors) in Destin.

Destin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Destin Sex Ratio

Female

7,096

49.00%

Male

7,386

51.00%

Destin Population by Age

Destin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Destin Household Types

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Destin Households and Families

2.83

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Destin Households by Type

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Destin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Destin Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.56%.

Destin Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,679

Average Earnings

$44,823

Average Male

$30,197

Average Female

Destin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Destin Language by Age

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Destin Language

82.46% of Destin residents speak only English, while 17.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.41% of the population.

Destin Language

Destin Poverty by Race

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9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.65%

Male Poverty Rate

10.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Destin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Destin is Native, with 26.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Destin is Multiple, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.82%.

Destin Poverty

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Destin Poverty Rate by Education

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Destin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Destin Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Destin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Destin Married by Age and Sex

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Destin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Destin Marital Status by Race

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Destin Marital Status

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1,824

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Destin Veterans by War

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Destin Veterans by Age

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Destin Veterans by Race

Destin Veterans by Education

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4.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Destin Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Destin Employment by Age

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Destin Employment by Race

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Destin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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22.74%

Born in Destin

86.13%

Native Born

13.87%

Foreign Born

9.45%

Non Citizen

4.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.13% of Destin residents were born in the United States, with 22.74% having been born in Florida. 9.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Destin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Destin Population by Year