Fort Walton Beach is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 22,740, 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 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 16.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,507 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Fort Walton Beach has a population density of 2,973 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fort Walton Beach is $64,577 with a poverty rate of 16.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $956 per month, and the median house value is $179,600. The median age in Fort Walton Beach is 40.2 years, 37.3 years for males, and 43.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.9 males.