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ZIP Code 32547

Primary City:Fort Walton Beach, FL (View All Cities)
County: Okaloosa County
Timezone: Central (9:06pm)
Area code: 850 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.5, -86.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 32547

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 32547. 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 32547. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 32547, 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:
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Acceptable:
Ft Walton Bch
Unacceptable:
Ft Walton Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 32547 ZIP Code

ZIP code 32547 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 32547 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 32547 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,485
Population Density 930 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,486
Median Home Value $164,900
Land Area 34.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,761
Median Household Income $46,377

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2879368851,0961,4151,5511,1589119401,2781,151933722508433436241198
Female1,1989378099191,3991,4741,0239069341,2171,1751,018828638632545363391
Total2,4851,8731,6942,0152,8143,0252,1811,8171,8742,4952,3261,9511,5501,1461,065981604589

Gender

 Male 16,079 49%
 Female 16,406 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,008 73.9%
 Black Or African American 4,041 12.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 196 0.6%
 Asian 1,253 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 79 0.2%
 Other Race 1,296 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,612 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner837129891,7431,4771,149833204
Renter1,0961,9851,0571,064619283249218
Total1,1792,6972,0462,8072,0961,4321,082422

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,853 43%
 Single Guardian 2,525 18%
 Singles 4,176 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,207 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,634 70%
 Households with Kids 4,127 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male285264225240209189175177186181158167198181208248245217178201
Female232271238193199201187187163154157176157165168182163190216233
Total517535463433408390362364349335315343355346376430408407394434

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 32547 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 32547 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 32547 real estate data, the median home value of $164,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 32547. Rentals in 32547 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 32547 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,158 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 124 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 148 0.5%
 Other Institutional 17 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 5 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,822 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,368 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,571 42%
 Households Vacant 1,725 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,040 60%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 1%
 For Sale Only 193 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 115 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 331 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 157 2%
 1 Bedroom 631 9%
 2 Bedroom 3,478 51%
 3+ Bedroom 2,522 37%
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 $46,377 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 32547 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 32547 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 11,534 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,198 26%
 No Earnings 8,690 32%
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 11,534 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,198 26%
 No Earnings 8,690 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,264 92.1%
 Public transportation 39 0.2%
 Taxicab 66 0.4%
 Motorcycle 44 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 700 4.2%
 Worked at Home 461 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,298 11.4%
 High School Graduate 6,171 54.3%
 Associate's degree 1,185 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,512 13.3%
 Master's degree 937 8.2%
 Professional school degree 173 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 89 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,681 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 829 13.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 609 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 32547

ZIP Code 32547 is in the Okaloosa School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 32547.

Choice High School and Technical Center
1976 Lewis Turner Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Okaloosa School District
Okaloosa Academy
81 Roberts Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Okaloosa School District
Adolescent Substance Abuse
1015 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Okaloosa School District
W. C. Pryor Middle School
201 Racetrack Rd NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District
Wright Elementary School
305 Lang Rd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District
Kenwood Elementary School
15 Eagle St NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District
Okaloosa Blended School
1976 Lewis Turner Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District
Choctawhatchee Senior High School
110 Racetrack Rd NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Okaloosa School District
Calvary Christian Academy & Preschool
535 Clifford St
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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