Mary Esther, Florida

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Population in 2017: 4,291 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 2,132  (49.7%)
Females: 2,159  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

48.6 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32569.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,616 (it was $42,647 in 2000)
Mary Esther:

$63,616
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,361 (it was $22,488 in 2000)

Mary Esther city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,845 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Mary Esther:

$194,845
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $280,987; detached houses: $286,817; townhouses or other attached units: $239,203; in 2-unit structures: $23,559; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,709; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $398,449; mobile homes: $93,521; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $30,977

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,148.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mary Esther: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Mary Esther, FL (2010)
    • 2,93376.2%White alone
    • 2887.5%Hispanic
    • 2636.8%Black alone
    • 1975.1%Asian alone
    • 1393.6%Two or more races
    • 240.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Mary Esther, Florida as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mary Esther is 268 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (42.2%), German (6.7%), English (4.8%), Irish (4.6%), French (2.9%), Greek (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 1.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,788 people per square mile   (average).

Mary Esther, Florida map

443 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 2.2% Asia, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

10.2%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,094 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,134 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (17.5 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (136.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (523.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Fort Walton Beach, FL (1.6 miles ),
Wright, FL (1.7 miles ),
Cinco Bayou, FL (1.7 miles ),
Ocean City, FL (1.9 miles ),
Shalimar, FL (2.3 miles ),
Lake Lorraine, FL (2.4 miles ),
Eglin AFB, FL (2.7 miles ),
Eglin, FL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.41 N, Longitude: 86.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +427 (+9.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 221 (10.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Mary Esther, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mary Esther, FL in 2017
Mary Esther satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $285,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Mary Esther, FL
Historical housing units in Mary Esther, FL
Most common industries in Mary Esther, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Mary Esther, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)

Average climate in Mary Esther, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.6. This is better than average.

City:

60.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mary Esther-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Mary Esther city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1962, a category F3 tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mary Esther-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 61.2 miles away from the city 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 287.9 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 279.2 miles away from the city 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 209.9 miles away from Mary Esther 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 172.0 miles away from the city 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 288.6 miles away from Mary Esther 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 Okaloosa County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Tropical Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Fire: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mary Esther topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mary Esther:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • FT WALTON BEACH DEVELOPMENTAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • RCG - FT WALTON BEACH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • GULF COAST TREATMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • PARTHENON HEALTHCARE OF FORT WALTON (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - NAVARRE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; NAVARRE, FL)

Airports located in Mary Esther:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mary Esther:

  • Northwest Florida State College (about 14 miles; Niceville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,052)
  • Pensacola State College (about 33 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 35 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 58 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 60 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 74 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 79 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mary Esther:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Mary Esther Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Okaloosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.3%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Mary Esther (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Mary Esther Branch at 420 Mary Esther Cutoff, branch established on 1987/11/01. 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
  • FNBT.COM BANK: Mary Esther Branch at 3 Mary Esther Cutoff, branch established on 1980/03/13. Info updated 2009/06/29: Bank assets: $355.4 mil, Deposits: $293.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Walton Beach, FL, positive income, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Southern National Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mary Esther Branch at 101 Mary Esther Blvd, branch established on 1999/12/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Mary Esther:

Marital status in Mary Esther, FL
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mary Esther:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • 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:

9.8
Florida average:

12.0

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

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Religion statistics for Mary Esther, FL (based on Okaloosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,236156
Mainline Protestant20,41426
Catholic9,0856
Other7,66622
Black Protestant1,65210
Orthodox3372
None94,432-
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: 33
Okaloosa County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 84
Okaloosa County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 175
This county:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Okaloosa County:

23.5%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mary Esther:

49.8%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mary Esther:

21.8%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mary Esther, 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
Firefighters 9$34,198$45,5973$4,009
Local Libraries 5$12,661$30,3862$1,228
Streets and Highways 5$10,756$25,8141$723
Financial Administration 4$9,525$28,5750$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,314$41,2560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,707$20,4840$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,275$27,3000$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$81,436$34,9016$5,960

Mary Esther government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $358,000 ($83.43)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $898,000 ($209.28)
    Water Utilities: $664,000 ($154.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $628,000 ($146.35)
    Police Protection: $361,000 ($84.13)
    Regular Highways: $352,000 ($82.03)
    Libraries: $212,000 ($49.41)
    Financial Administration: $193,000 ($44.98)
    General - Other: $143,000 ($33.33)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($18.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $55,000 ($12.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000 ($10.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($7.92)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($4.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($1.17)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $63,000 ($14.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($12.35)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.86)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,037,000 ($241.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($16.78)

Mary Esther government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $953,000 ($222.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.23)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $110,000 ($25.64)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($10.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($7.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($1.40)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $704,000 ($164.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $460,000 ($107.20)
    General Local Government Support: $407,000 ($94.85)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $770,000 ($179.45)
    Property: $709,000 ($165.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $147,000 ($34.26)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $120,000 ($27.97)
    Other License: $24,000 ($5.59)

Mary Esther government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,245,000 ($523.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,995,000 ($464.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($58.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,341,000 ($1244.70)

10.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.49%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.53% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,513 average AGI)
Okaloosa County:

0.53%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Walton County, FL  0.71% ($61,538 average AGI)
from Santa Rosa County, FL  0.65% ($47,156)
from Escambia County, FL  0.28% ($33,941)


9.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.90%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.46% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,162 average AGI)
Okaloosa County:

0.46%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Santa Rosa County, FL  0.95% ($40,019 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.90% ($74,710)
to Escambia County, FL  0.31% ($32,561)
Businesses in Mary Esther, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Avenue1Nike1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Burger King1Pac Sun1
CVS1Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Circle K1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears2
Foot Locker1Starbucks2
GNC1Subway2
GameStop2T-Mobile1
Gap1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
Journeys1UPS1
Justice1Vans1
Kroger3Victoria's Secret1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mary Esther:

  • WFTW (1260 AM; 3 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJGC (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: YESTERDAY'S RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBZR (1120 AM; daytime; 2 kW; DESTIN, FL; Owner: DESTINY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WFSH (1340 AM; 1 kW; VALPARAISO-NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: BAYOU COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mary Esther:

  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNCV (100.3 FM; NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYZB (105.5 FM; MARY ESTHER, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPSM (91.1 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FT. WALTON BEACH EDUC. B/CNG FOUND.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMMK (92.1 FM; DESTIN, FL; Owner: GULF BREEZE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W204BW (88.7 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAAZ-FM (104.7 FM; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAV (102.1 FM; SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXZ (103.1 FM; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSBZ (106.3 FM; MIRAMAR BEACH, FL; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mary Esther:

  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W26BV (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD C. & LISA A. GOETZ)
  • WFGX (Channel 35; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: TELEVISION FIT FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAWD (Channel 58; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: RAINBOW 58 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDES-CA (Channel 48; DESTIN, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
Mary Esther fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mary Esther fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.0mTotal length
  • $53,000Total costs
  • 105,300Total average daily traffic
  • 4,936Total average daily truck traffic
  • 150,927Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mary Esther)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 30.410194 Lon: -86.654944, Call Sign: KC23575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.050 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/1988, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Registrant: Cumulus Media Inc., 3280 Peachtree Road, Nw, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30305, Phone: (404) 260-6761, Fax: (404) 260-6961, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 441 Mary Esther (Lat: 30.418889 Lon: -86.653056), Call Sign: WQAX894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 08/24/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Wayland I Blackmon, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 553-5886, Email:
  • 471 Mary Esther Cutoff (Lat: 30.417944 Lon: -86.653472), Call Sign: WQBA921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 09/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Trish Beck, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 30.415000 Lon: -86.654000, Call Sign: WQEZ858,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.837 MHz, 461.712 MHz, 461.587 MHz, 466.962 MHz, 467.225 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2016, Expiration Date: 05/30/2026, Certifier: Lisa Monnig, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, ., Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • W FT WALTON, 180 Evergreen Drive (Lat: 30.410472 Lon: -86.789417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMS809,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2017, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • 104 Mary Ester Cutoff (Lat: 30.410750 Lon: -86.639944), Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WLG881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 12825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/1985, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, 1200 Seventeenth Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 663-8195, Fax: (202) 663-8007, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mary Esther)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mary Esther)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$170,6194$128,23528$158,7221$131,1702$97,2350$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$89,4101$522,0803$115,5100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$277,3600$017$150,4051$54,1700$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$275,3971$62,65010$143,4411$114,8601$95,2801$90,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$57,4300$02$159,8850$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0229.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$263,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$114,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0229.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mary Esther, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mary Esther, FL - Value

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 fires per year is 51. The highest number of fires - 83 took place in 2004, and the least - 13 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mary Esther, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (29.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mary Esther, FL
    • 37443.4%Structure Fires
    • 25629.7%Outside Fires
    • 13015.1%Other
    • 10111.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mary Esther, FL
Most common first names in Mary Esther, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5868.1 years
James4667.7 years
John4172.7 years
Robert3663.3 years
Mary2875.0 years
Charles2866.2 years
Thomas2170.3 years
George2074.9 years
Joseph1770.5 years
Helen1776.2 years
Most common last names in Mary Esther, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2167.4 years
Williams1375.7 years
Johnson1055.9 years
Davis966.5 years
Anderson878.5 years
Brown878.4 years
Rogers774.3 years
Murphy759.9 years
Wilson668.5 years
Thomas678.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mary Esther, FL
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mary Esther, FL
  • 74.3%Electricity
  • 25.7%Utility gas


Mary Esther compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
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  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2020.