Fort Walton Beach, FL
Fort Walton Beach is located in northwest Florida. Fort Walton Beach is part of Okaloosa County. Fort Walton Beach has 7.48 square miles of land area and 0.79 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Fort Walton Beach population is 20,320, which has grown 1.74% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Fort Walton Beach median household income is $49,552 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.41% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 21.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Fort Walton Beach median house value is $156,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 79.38% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 48.06% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Fort Walton Beach is much better than the state average in quality. The Fort Walton Beach area code is 850.