Freeport, Florida

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Population in 2017: 2,360 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +98.3%
Males: 1,116  (47.3%)
Females: 1,244  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32439.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,992 (it was $25,735 in 2000)
Freeport:

$40,992
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,094 (it was $14,114 in 2000)

Freeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,089 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Freeport:

$159,089
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $239,419; detached houses: $279,176; townhouses or other attached units: $129,176; mobile homes: $62,268

Median gross rent in 2017: $879.

March 2019 cost of living index in Freeport: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.3%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Freeport, FL (2017)
    • 2,02782.6%White alone
    • 28311.5%Hispanic
    • 431.8%Two or more races
    • 391.6%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Freeport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Freeport, Florida as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Freeport is 110 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (51.4%), English (6.2%), Irish (4.3%), Italian (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 219 people per square mile   (very low).

Freeport, Florida map

114 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

4.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,475 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,052 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (48.4 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (128.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (555.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Redbay, FL (3.5 miles ),
De Funiak Springs, FL (3.9 miles ),
Ebro, FL (3.9 miles ),
Miramar Beach, FL (4.0 miles ),
Ponce de Leon, FL (4.4 miles ),
Niceville, FL (4.5 miles ),
Laguna Beach, FL (4.6 miles ),
Valparaiso, FL (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.50 N, Longitude: 86.13 W

Area code: 850

Distribution of median household income in Freeport, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Freeport, FL in 2017
Freeport satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Freeport, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.8%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.4%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Freeport, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)

Average climate in Freeport, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Freeport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Freeport city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/25/1964, a category F3 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freeport-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from Freeport center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.7 miles away from Freeport center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 211.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.1 miles away from Freeport center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 182.6 miles away from Freeport center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walton County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Freeport:

  • GRAND BOULEVARD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MIRAMAR BEACH, FL)
  • CHAUTAUQUA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • FMC - DEFUNIAK SPRINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)

Airports located in Freeport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeport:

  • Northwest Florida State College (about 21 miles; Niceville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,052)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 33 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 58 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Pensacola State College (about 64 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 65 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 69 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Troy University (about 91 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)

Public high school in Freeport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Freeport:

See full list of schools located in Freeport

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Closest hospital is Sacred Heart Hospital US hwy 98 Destin, FL 18 miles (Mira Mar Beach)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Freeport: Freeport Plaza (A), Walton County Fire Rescue Station 12 (B), Freeport Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thomas Branch (A), Lafayette Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Walton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Freeport and their reported violations in the past:

FREEPORT, CITY OF (Population served: 6,380, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-30-2013 to OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-30-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-02-2007, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2008), Fed FAO issued (MAR-05-2008)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Freeport that have no violations reported:

  • MORRISON SPRINGS PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.2%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Freeport (2011 data):

  • Peoples National Bank: Freeport Branch at 15835 331 Business, branch established on 2001/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $111.4 mil, Deposits: $100.1 mil, headquarters in Niceville, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bankshares Corporation Of Niceville
  • BankTrust: Freeport Branch at 16234 Highway 331 South, branch established on 1997/12/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,083.8 mil, Deposits: $1,812.7 mil, headquarters in Mobile, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: Banctrust Financial Group, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Freeport Branch at 26 Main Streeet, branch established on 1964/04/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Freeport:

Marital status in Freeport, FL
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Freeport:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Freeport
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Freeport, FL (based on Walton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,13381
Catholic3,6384
Mainline Protestant3,32420
Black Protestant1,26610
Other8765
None32,806-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Walton County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Walton County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.46 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Walton County:

26.2%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Walton County:

12.5%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.5%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Freeport:

28.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Freeport:

22.9%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Freeport:

10.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Freeport:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Freeport:

53.1%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Freeport, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9$17,336$23,1150$0
Water Supply 7$18,206$31,2100$0
Financial Administration 6$12,157$24,3140$0
Sewerage 6$14,340$28,6800$0
Firefighters 6$18,668$37,3360$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,174$26,0880$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,428$53,1360$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 36$87,309$29,1030$0

Freeport government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $968,000 ($410.17)
    Regular Highways: $228,000 ($96.61)
    Water Utilities: $210,000 ($88.98)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $975,000 ($413.14)
    Sewerage: $602,000 ($255.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $506,000 ($214.41)
    Financial Administration: $398,000 ($168.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $346,000 ($146.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $323,000 ($136.86)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($36.02)
    Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($35.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($3.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $237,000 ($100.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($21.61)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($4.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,028,000 ($435.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $166,000 ($70.34)

Freeport government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $614,000 ($260.17)
    Other: $142,000 ($60.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $149,000 ($63.14)
    Other: $62,000 ($26.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $132,000 ($55.93)
    General Local Government Support: $71,000 ($30.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $242,000 ($102.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $64,000 ($27.12)
    Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($22.46)
    Rents: $28,000 ($11.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($5.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,280,000 ($542.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $430,000 ($182.20)
    General Local Government Support: $231,000 ($97.88)
    Highways: $27,000 ($11.44)
  • Tax - Property: $782,000 ($331.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $105,000 ($44.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000 ($5.93)

Freeport government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,418,000 ($4414.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,113,000 ($3861.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,459,000 ($618.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000 ($65.25)

Freeport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,276,000 ($5201.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $538,000 ($227.97)

12.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($139,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.49%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Okaloosa County, FL  3.09% ($74,710 average AGI)
from Bay County, FL  0.83% ($91,819)
from Santa Rosa County, FL  0.26% ($128,254)


9.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($74,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.28%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Okaloosa County, FL  2.54% ($61,538 average AGI)
to Bay County, FL  0.72% ($49,826)
to Holmes County, FL  0.24% ($29,643)
Businesses in Freeport, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Hardee's1YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeport:

  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WBZR (1120 AM; daytime; 2 kW; DESTIN, FL; Owner: DESTINY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTW (1260 AM; 3 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WFSH (1340 AM; 1 kW; VALPARAISO-NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: BAYOU COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeport:

  • WMXZ (103.1 FM; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWAV (102.1 FM; SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSBZ (106.3 FM; MIRAMAR BEACH, FL; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSW (89.1 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WMMK (92.1 FM; DESTIN, FL; Owner: GULF BREEZE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAKJ (91.3 FM; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WKGC-FM (90.7 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Freeport:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WFSG (Channel 56; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF FLORIDA)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WPCY-LP (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W14CN (Channel 14; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W26BV (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD C. & LISA A. GOETZ)
  • W36BU (Channel 36; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WDES-CA (Channel 48; DESTIN, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WWEO-CA (Channel 24; DeFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WORLD EVANGELISM OUTREACH)
  • Freeport, Florida
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents56
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count38993
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents60814
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons13477
  • Fatalities42852
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents104091
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents7673
See more detailed statistics of Freeport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 1,053ft / 321mTotal length
  • 136,246Total average daily traffic
  • 12,561Total average daily truck traffic
  • 260,062Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Freeport, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2018
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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of fires - 131 took place in 2007, and the least - 11 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Freeport, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.1%), and Structure Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Freeport, FL
    • 52754.1%Outside Fires
    • 24825.4%Structure Fires
    • 11111.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 899.1%Other
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Most common first names in Freeport, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4769.4 years
John3674.7 years
William3171.7 years
Mary2575.0 years
Robert2366.4 years
Charles1770.1 years
George1569.7 years
David1262.7 years
Dorothy1269.6 years
Edward1167.8 years
Most common last names in Freeport, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2572.6 years
Johnson1970.1 years
Smith1471.9 years
Garrett1478.0 years
Caswell1272.8 years
Jones1178.5 years
Bishop1172.6 years
Evans1170.4 years
Ward1176.6 years
Simmons976.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Freeport, FL
  • 86.4%Electricity
  • 9.2%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Freeport, FL
  • 93.6%Electricity
  • 6.4%Utility gas


Freeport compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Benjamin A. Spence (1)
  • Michael Axelsen (1)
  • Patrick H. Finn (1)
  • Lowell Burnham (1)
  • Sharon L. Blalock (1)
  • Dowlin D. Mayfield (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.