Okaloosa County, Florida Population 2021

Okaloosa County, Florida's estimated population is 218,346 with a growth rate of 1.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Okaloosa County, Florida is the 27th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 180,715 and has seen a growth of 20.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021218,3463,8041.77%
2020214,5423,8041.81%
2019210,7383,8041.84%
2018206,9343,4561.70%
2017203,4783,4071.70%
2016200,0712,3231.17%
2015197,7483,1331.61%
2014194,6151,9271.00%
2013192,6882,9261.54%
2012189,7626,6603.64%
2011183,1022,3871.32%
2010180,71536,93925.69%
1990143,77633,85630.80%
1980109,92021,73324.64%
197088,18727,01244.16%
196061,17533,642122.19%
195027,53314,633113.43%
194012,9003,00330.34%
19309,8975375.74%
19209,3600.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.77%
County Website
State
Founded
September 7, 1915
County Seat
2010 Population
180,715
Growth Since 2010
20.82%
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Okaloosa County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White159,37178.20%
Black or African American20,0329.83%
Two or More Races10,1064.96%
Some Other Race7,0163.44%
Asian6,1883.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native8060.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2750.13%
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Okaloosa County, Florida Population by Race

Okaloosa County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Okaloosa County, Florida Median Age

36.9


Total

35.3


Male

38.9


Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Adults

There are 158,543 adults, (32,045 of whom are seniors) in Okaloosa County, Florida.

Okaloosa County, Florida Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Okaloosa County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

100,372

49.25%

Male

103,422

50.75%

Okaloosa County, Florida Population by Age

Okaloosa County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Okaloosa County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All63.4%36.6%
Male51.1%48.9%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female44%56%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okaloosa County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All77,9622.5463.4
Married39,2703.1578.1
Non Family27,6411.2849.5
Female7,8083.544
Male3,2433.5551.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Okaloosa County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2852.35%
9th to 12th Grade7,3695.26%
High School Graduate34,65324.74%
Some College35,07525.04%
Associates Degree16,11611.51%
Bachelors Degree27,46719.61%
Graduate Degree16,11311.50%
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Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White108,298102,05335,967
Black12,79611,0692,670
Hispanic10,5708,8202,426
Asian4,8594,0311,578
Other Race4,1022,881574
2+ Races3,9053,8121,216
Native American477456104
Islander17817238

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.21%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,103$44,845$30,320
Less Than 9th Grade$18,840$19,546$17,706
High School Graduate$27,456$32,030$22,307
Some College$36,695$43,752$29,147
Bachelors Degree$45,349$60,391$34,933
Graduate Degree$74,714$88,734$55,679

$37,103

Average Earnings

$44,845

Average Male

$30,320

Average Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okaloosa County, Florida Language by Age

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Okaloosa County, Florida Language

88.07% of Okaloosa County, Florida residents speak only English, while 11.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.91% of the population.

Okaloosa County, Florida Language

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White146,84814,1359.63%
Black18,2793,04316.65%
Hispanic18,1062,43813.47%
Other6,8851,27418.50%
Multiple9,7971,24812.74%
Asian6,07363310.42%
Native7729011.66%

10.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.07%

Male Poverty Rate

11.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is Other, with 18.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is White, with 9.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.47%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.97%
High School12.84%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.82%
Female Unemployed25.26%
Female Employed6.81%
Male Employed5.24%

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okaloosa County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,412$82,171
Families$76,796$95,455
Married Families$88,030$107,777
Non Families$39,585$54,881
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Income by Household Type

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Okaloosa County, Florida 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 35-44.

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

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32,664

Number of Veterans

27,695

Male Veterans

4,969

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13,557
First Gulf War13,545
Vietnam9,654
Korea1,674
World War II346

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5410,036
55 to 647,054
65 to 746,128
18 to 345,028
75+4,418

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27,78523.24%
Black3,16822.45%
Hispanic1,55613.76%
2+ Races99021.47%
Other Race3257.06%
Asian2965.79%
Native American7014.89%
Islander3016.76%

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Race

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

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5.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Age

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Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Race

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Okaloosa County, Florida 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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31.12%

Born in Okaloosa County, Florida

93.17%

Native Born

6.83%

Foreign Born

2.97%

Non Citizen

3.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.17% of Okaloosa County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 31.12% having been born in Florida. 2.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Okaloosa County, Florida Place of Birth

  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

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