Fort Walton Beach is a city located in Okaloosa County Florida. With a 2020 population of 23,093, it is the 108th largest city in Florida and the 1668th largest city in the United States . Fort Walton Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 18.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,507 in 2010. Fort Walton Beach reached it's highest population of 23,093 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Fort Walton Beach has a population density of 3,019 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fort Walton Beach is $69,810 with a poverty rate of 13.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $988 per month, and the median house value is $185,900. The median age in Fort Walton Beach is 41.7 years, 39.6 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.