Ft. Walton Beach, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,021 housing units in Ft. Walton Beach. This represents a 1% decline from 9,112 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,021 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Walton Beach is about 64.8%. Ft. Walton Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.2%. Average household size is 2.37 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Walton Beach were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom10.10%
Two Bedrooms20.90%
Three Bedrooms49%
Four Bedrooms15.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$87,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$71,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$497

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan5.20%
Simple Mortgage51.90%
Debt Free35.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.4%