Okaloosa County, Florida Population 2024

220,464

Okaloosa County, Florida's estimated 2024 population is 220,464 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Okaloosa County, Florida is the 26th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was 180,725 and has seen a growth of 21.99% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029230,4642,0000.88%
2028228,4642,0000.88%
2027226,4642,0000.89%
2026224,4642,0000.9%
2025222,4642,0000.91%
2024220,4642,0000.92%
2023218,4642,0000.92%
2022216,4642,8231.32%
2021213,6411,5560.73%
2020212,0856740.32%
2019211,4113,6801.77%
2018207,7313,4561.69%
2017204,2753,3631.67%
2016200,9122,6021.31%
2015198,3103,2361.66%
2014195,0742,1051.09%
2013192,9693,0121.59%
2012189,9576,7523.69%
2011183,2052,4801.37%
2010180,72500%
1990143,77633,85630.8%
1980109,92021,73324.64%
197088,18727,01244.16%
196061,17533,642122.19%
195027,53314,633113.43%
194012,9003,00330.34%
19309,8975375.74%
19209,360-221,104-95.94%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.92% (2,000)
County Website
Okaloosa County
State
Florida
County Seat
2020 Population
212,085
Area
930 mi²
Density
237 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
3.95% (8,379)
Founded
September 7, 1915

Okaloosa County, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White158,05874.55%
Black or African American19,9919.43%
Two or more races17,9678.47%
Other race7,5813.58%
Asian7,1513.37%
Native American6820.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander5910.28%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Okaloosa County, Florida Population by Race

Okaloosa County, Florida Population Pyramid 2024

Okaloosa County, Florida Median Age

37.1

Total

36

Male

38.7

Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Adults

There are 164,729 adults, (34,564 of whom are seniors) in Okaloosa County, Florida.

Okaloosa County, Florida Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Okaloosa County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female104,02849.06%
Male107,99350.94%

Okaloosa County, Florida Population by Age

Okaloosa County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All83,3342.4867.232.8
Married42,9663.0579.420.6
Non Family28,6911.2655.844.2
Female8,2343.346.153.9
Male3,4433.5861.138.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Okaloosa County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6,1874.24%
Associates Degree17,28711.84%
Bachelors Degree30,07120.6%
Graduate Degree18,51112.68%
High School Graduate35,91924.6%
Less Than 9th Grade4,0012.74%
Some College34,02923.31%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White109,823104,87538,712
Black13,07011,3822,803
Hispanic11,8609,7433,286
2+ Races8,8337,6632,866
Asian5,0534,1531,782
Other Race4,3583,3661,153
Native American45040874
Islander34232839

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.27%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,991$70,000$41,702
Graduate Degree$79,832$99,903$57,500
High School Graduate$31,699$39,781$23,817
Less Than 9th Grade$21,155$22,221$18,177
Overall$44,726$54,709$34,580
Some College$43,757$53,410$32,403

$44,726

Average Earnings

$54,709

Average Male

$34,580

Average Female

Okaloosa County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okaloosa County, Florida Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Okaloosa County, Florida Language

88.27% of Okaloosa County, Florida residents speak only English, while 11.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.43% of the population.

Okaloosa County, Florida Language

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White147,98612,0808.16%
Hispanic20,6643,47116.8%
Black18,6693,10216.62%
Multiple17,2312,47614.37%
Other7,4011,70523.04%
Asian6,98771810.28%
Native612416.7%
Islander587152.56%

10.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

10.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is Other, with 23.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okaloosa County, Florida is Islander, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.85%.

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.87%
High School11.78%
Some College6.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.29%
Female Unemployed11.92%
Female Employed6.44%
Male Employed6.02%

Okaloosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okaloosa County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,891$115,673
Households$73,988$99,249
Married Families$103,615$129,177
Non Families$47,502$64,259

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Okaloosa County, Florida Marriage

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

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Okaloosa County, Florida Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32,126

Number of Veterans

27,118

Male Veterans

5,008

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War14,749
Second Gulf War13,710
Vietnam8,632
Korea1,015
World War II194

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 549,947
55 to 647,390
65 to 746,678
75+4,363
18 to 343,748

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26,92522.77%
Black2,54318.31%
Hispanic1,84814.78%
2+ Races1,55215.7%
Asian52810.16%
Other Race4278.92%
Islander9123.21%
Native American6018.99%

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Race

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Okaloosa County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

31.13%

Born in Okaloosa County, Florida

92.08%

Native Born

7.92%

Foreign Born

3.87%

Non Citizen

4.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.08% of Okaloosa County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 31.13% having been born in Florida. 3.87% 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

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