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ZIP Code 32542

Primary City:Eglin Afb, FL (View All Cities)
Coordinates:30.6, -86.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 32542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 32542. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 32542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 32542, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Eglin Afb, FL
Acceptable:
Dfafs, Duke Field Afs, Eglin
Unacceptable:
Elgin, Elgin Afb

Stats and Demographics for the 32542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 32542 is located in northwest Florida and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 32542 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 32542 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,457
Population Density 212 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,192
Land Area 16.30 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 692
Median Household Income $35,197

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1961349030986331814069392973000001
Female2061267993276192118784623131400031
Total4022601694021,1395102581478552204400032

Gender

 Male 2,198 64%
 Female 1,259 36%
Gender

Race

 White 2,666 77.1%
 Black Or African American 348 10.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.6%
 Asian 86 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.4%
 Other Race 97 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 224 6.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63110000
Renter204310126362021
Total210313127372021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 507 73.3%
 Single Guardian 87 12.6%
 Singles 94 13.6%
 Singles With Roommate 4 0.6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 218 32%
 Households with Kids 474 68%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4137323434273124182315201616891367212232
Female51344431282232212322151512157310284558
Total927176656249634541453035283115122395257290

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 32542 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 32542 were primarily built in the 1960s. Rentals in 32542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 32542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,140 62%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 1,317 38%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 11 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 681 57%
 Households Vacant 500 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 500 100%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 61 8%
 2 Bedroom 208 29%
 3+ Bedroom 438 61%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,197 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 32542 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 32542 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 32542 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 32542 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,438 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 488 21%
 No Earnings 449 19%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,438 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 488 21%
 No Earnings 449 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,503 80.4%
 Public transportation 152 8.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 180 9.6%
 Worked at Home 22 1.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 32542 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 361 56%
 Associate's degree 145 23%
 Bachelor's degree 97 15%
 Master's degree 21 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 16 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 430 61.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 192 27.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 78 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 32542

ZIP Code 32542 is in the Okaloosa School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 32542.

Eglin Elementary School
200 Gaffney Rd
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District

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