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ZIP Code 32579

Primary City:Shalimar, FL (View All Cities)
County: Okaloosa County
Timezone: Central (9:22pm)
Area code: 850 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.46, -86.57
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 32579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 32579. 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 32579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 32579, 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:
Shalimar, FL

Stats and Demographics for the 32579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 32579 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 32579 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 32579 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,997
Population Density 2,296 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,714
Median Home Value $243,200
Land Area 4.35 sq mi
Water Area 2.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,345
Median Household Income $62,766

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2322513143482753112462282853943832753113082221859396
Female248263303310255267222273305397413387391311271257198169
Total480514617658530578468501590791796662702619493442291265

Gender

 Male 4,757 48%
 Female 5,240 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,243 82.5%
 Black Or African American 712 7.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.4%
 Asian 344 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 37 0.4%
 Other Race 168 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 449 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23125337649646596379125
Renter13533724523813711416297
Total158462582887783710541222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,161 50%
 Single Guardian 670 15%
 Singles 1,266 29%
 Singles With Roommate 248 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,193 73%
 Households with Kids 1,152 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5252374355365369385754476888766675666554
Female4659475556565054475279537445765765634934
Total981118498111921031238510913310014213315212314012911488

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 32579 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 32579 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 32579 real estate data, the median home value of $243,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 32579. Rentals in 32579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 32579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,997 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,884 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 996 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,465 31%
 Households Vacant 369 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Sale Only 65 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 3%
 1 Bedroom 431 28%
 2 Bedroom 406 26%
 3+ Bedroom 665 43%
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 $62,766 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 32579 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 32579 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 3,273 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,160 25%
 No Earnings 3,126 37%
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 3,273 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,160 25%
 No Earnings 3,126 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,499 93.6%
 Public transportation 10 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 3.8%
 Worked at Home 105 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 32579 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 81 2%
 High School Graduate 1,421 42%
 Associate's degree 250 7%
 Bachelor's degree 839 25%
 Master's degree 648 19%
 Professional school degree 110 3%
 Doctorate degree 58 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,242 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 244 16.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 1.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 32579

ZIP Code 32579 is in the Okaloosa School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 32579.

Clifford Meigs Middle School
150 Richbourg Ave
Shalimar, FL 32579
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District
Shalimar Elementary School
1350 Joe Martin Circle
Shalimar, FL 32579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District
Longwood Elementary School
50 Holly Ave
Shalimar, FL 32579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okaloosa School District

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