Walton County, Florida Population 2021

Walton County, Florida's estimated population is 80,749 with a growth rate of 4.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walton County, Florida is the 41st largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 55,217 and has seen a growth of 46.24% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202180,7493,3394.31%
202077,4103,3394.51%
201974,0713,3394.72%
201870,7322,7113.99%
201768,0212,6003.97%
201665,4212,3553.73%
201563,0661,8803.07%
201461,1861,9933.37%
201359,1932,0033.50%
201257,1901,5882.86%
201155,6023850.70%
201055,21727,45798.91%
199027,7606,46030.33%
198021,3005,21332.41%
197016,0875113.28%
196015,5768515.78%
195014,7254793.36%
194014,246-330-2.26%
193014,5762,45720.27%
192012,119-4,341-26.37%
191016,4607,11476.12%
19009,3464,53094.06%
18904,81661514.64%
18804,2011,16038.15%
18703,04140.13%
18603,0371,22067.14%
18501,81735624.37%
18401,46125421.04%
18301,2070.00%
2021 Growth Rate
4.31%
County Website
State
Founded
December 29, 1824
County Seat
2010 Population
55,217
Growth Since 2010
46.24%
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Walton County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59,22886.77%
Black or African American3,1564.62%
Two or More Races2,6493.88%
Some Other Race2,1413.14%
Asian7051.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native3830.56%
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Walton County, Florida Population by Race

Walton County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Walton County, Florida Median Age

44


Total

42.1


Male

45.5


Female

Walton County, Florida Adults

There are 54,329 adults, (13,310 of whom are seniors) in Walton County, Florida.

Walton County, Florida Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

33,729

49.41%

Male

34,533

50.59%

Walton County, Florida Population by Age

Walton County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walton County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female53.3%46.7%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walton County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4202.4274.6
Married14,3932.9482.4
Non Family9,1511.2570.9
Female2,6933.4453.3
Male1,1832.9457.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Walton County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4082.81%
9th to 12th Grade4,0218.04%
High School Graduate14,25228.49%
Some College11,78223.55%
Associates Degree4,2908.58%
Bachelors Degree9,55519.10%
Graduate Degree4,7209.43%
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Walton County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walton County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43,47239,32613,041
Hispanic2,3791,860449
Black2,3221,818327
2+ Races1,184974266
Other Race1,16982349
Asian518437134
Native American339314100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.00%.

Walton County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,878$38,784$29,328
Less Than 9th Grade$25,288$32,684$20,391
High School Graduate$26,468$30,117$22,149
Some College$32,482$37,236$26,868
Bachelors Degree$47,145$61,009$37,790
Graduate Degree$72,294$103,977$52,542

$34,878

Average Earnings

$38,784

Average Male

$29,328

Average Female

Walton County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walton County, Florida Language by Age

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Walton County, Florida Language

91.63% of Walton County, Florida residents speak only English, while 8.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.15% of the population.

Walton County, Florida Language

Walton County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,4106,42611.39%
Hispanic4,05699524.53%
Other1,98865432.90%
Black2,52659723.63%
Multiple2,57353820.91%
Asian70527338.72%
Native37871.85%

13.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.58%

Male Poverty Rate

12.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Florida is Asian, with 38.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Florida is Native, with 1.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.30%.

Walton County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.03%
High School14.81%
Some College8.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%

Walton County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed45.91%
Female Unemployed41.16%
Female Employed8.49%
Male Employed5.92%

Walton County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walton County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,093$83,745
Families$71,778$97,344
Married Families$82,099$108,912
Non Families$34,427$53,616
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Income by Household Type

Walton County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Walton County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Walton 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.

Walton County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Walton County, Florida Marital Status

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6,634

Number of Veterans

6,039

Male Veterans

595

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,842
First Gulf War1,930
Second Gulf War1,168
Korea356
World War II136

Walton County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,949
55 to 641,595
35 to 541,460
75+1,327
18 to 34303

Walton County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,08812.75%
Black28210.92%
Asian10419.26%
2+ Races1006.72%
Hispanic973.50%
Other Race493.50%
Native American113.23%

Walton County, Florida Veterans by Race

Walton County, Florida Veterans by Education

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6.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton County, Florida Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Walton County, Florida Employment by Age

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Walton County, Florida Employment by Race

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Walton 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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38.96%

Born in Walton County, Florida

93.95%

Native Born

6.05%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

3.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.95% of Walton County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 38.96% having been born in Florida. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walton 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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