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Fort Walton Beach, FL

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The fishing community of Fort Walton Beach makes its home in sunny Florida. This popular spot has a population of over 50,000 people and is a tourist hot spot, with summer and spring months being the most active. Flocking to the beach or enjoying the hunt of big game fish off the coast are favorite pastimes. With a location on what is known as the Sunshine State's \Emerald Coast,\ Fort Walton Beach has a rich history with roots that go back to the Spanish explorer days.

Apartments in Fort Walton Beach FL


Holly Sands Apartments
Beds: Studio-1
Baths: 1


1863 Norwood Ct
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


100 London Ave
Beds: 3
Baths: 1


610 Emerald Lane
Beds: 2
Baths: 1.5


994 Scenic Oak Lane
Beds: 2
Baths: 2.5


501 Easy St
Beds: 3
Baths: 2

Key City Stats

The average age of Fort Walton Beach, FL is
45 to 49
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 10.21%
  • 5.29%
  • 6.74%
  • Female
  • 6.09%
  • 5.47%
  • 5.73%
is average rent in Fort Walton Beach, FL
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.83%
  • 5.77%
  • 7.24%
of units are available for rent in Fort Walton Beach
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 336
  • 102
  • 237
Getting Around in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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The average commuter time in Fort Walton Beach is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.91%
  • 7.26%
  • 1.79%

Enjoy a Day at the Fo

If you want to enjoy a day of golfing and relaxing while taking in the beautiful scenery this Florida town has to offer, the Fort Walton Beach Golf Course and Golf Club is an option. This 18-hole championship golf course is one of the highlights of Fort Walton Beach, with a course offering a challenging golf layout among 6,800 yards of pine forest. The oak course is equally as challenging with water hazards and 6,400 yards of narrow fairways lined with oak trees. Join in on community golf tournaments or take one of the club's junior golf clinics.

Pet Friendly Parks in

Fort Walton Beach has some pet-friendly parks where you can take your dog for a pet playdate or get in some exercise and quality bonding time in a wide open grassy area. Central Bark Park is located in Upstate Station Central Park and offers a fenced in area for large and small dogs. The park offers water bubblers equipment, as well as training equipment built for agility practice. Most other parks, such as the Fort Walton Landing Park, allow leashed dogs, but you must bring your own pooper-scooper and clean up after your pet.

Get Fit

For some good old fashioned fitness fun, join the Gold's Gym located on Eglin Parkway in Fort Walton Beach. Sign up as a newcomer for their free VIP pass and learn about the equipment and exercise classes for the offering. There are even trainers on hand to keep you on track. Snap Fitness is another 24/7 gym location that offers both membership services and a free 7-day trial. Hardbody Fitness is another popular exercise option for Fort Walton Beach Residents. You can lift weights with their machines or free weights and get in some cardio to get your heart rate going.