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Okaloosa County

Population in 2012: 13,587 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.3%
 

Males: 6,707  (49.4%)
Females: 6,880  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Florida median age:  41.3 years

Zip codes: 32578, 32580.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $57,987 (it was $45,685 in 2000)
Niceville:

$57,987
Florida:

$44,299
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $30,073

Niceville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $195,340 (it was $102,600 in 2000)
Niceville:

$195,340
Florida:

$151,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $250,587; Detached houses: $255,763; Townhouses or other attached units: $261,466; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $720,336; Mobile homes: $64,099

Median gross rent in 2011: $932.

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  • White alone - 10,721 (83.7%)
  • Black alone - 743 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 548 (4.3%)
  • Asian alone - 394 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 309 (2.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 36 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 28 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 31 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Niceville: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (15.9%), German (13.4%), Irish (11.2%), English (10.3%), Italian (3.8%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 51 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 1244 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Niceville:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Niceville city:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

779 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 1.7% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:  6.1%
Florida:  18.8%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Niceville, Florida as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Niceville to the number of sex offenders is 319 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,480 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $983 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (28.1 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (128.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (535.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Valparaiso, FL (1.3 miles ), Eglin, FL (2.1 miles ), Eglin AFB, FL (2.5 miles ), Lake Lorraine, FL (2.8 miles ), Shalimar, FL (2.9 miles ), Destin, FL (2.9 miles ), Ocean City, FL (3.1 miles ), Cinco Bayou, FL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2002: 100 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2003: 103 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2004: 128 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2005: 101 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2006: 83 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $264,000
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $257,800
  • 2010: 67 buildings, average cost: $251,900
  • 2011: 85 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2012: 132 buildings, average cost: $224,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.52 N, Longitude: 86.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,118 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,574 (22.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Niceville household income distribution Niceville home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Niceville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 134431512322
per 100,000 8.324.632.532.023.47.840.58.116.224.715.515.2
Robberies 451605454142
per 100,000 33.440.98.148.00.039.132.440.732.38.231.015.2
Assaults 23171351014332011131510
per 100,000 191.9139.1105.840.078.1109.4267.1162.788.9107.0116.176.2
Burglaries 234127822035533531492720
per 100,000 191.9335.6219.7655.6156.3273.6429.0284.8250.6403.5208.9152.5
Thefts 1231101079990120140162143171136172
per 100,000 1026.1900.3870.5791.6703.3937.91133.21318.11156.21408.01052.41311.2
Auto thefts 812911141898101596
per 100,000 66.798.273.288.0109.4140.772.965.180.9123.569.645.7
Arson 000000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.08.10.00.00.00.07.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 108.3119.999.7125.077.5101.7166.7121.8104.4130.2101.193.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Niceville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Florida average:

2.45

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Niceville, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +525 (+4.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Niceville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Niceville city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Niceville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 95% 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 63.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from Niceville center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from Niceville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Okaloosa County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jason Craig - Artist, Julian Pittman - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in Niceville:

  • TWIN CITIES HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2190 HIGHWAY 85 NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Niceville:

  • FORT WALTON BEACH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Niceville, FL

Airports and heliports located in Niceville:


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Amtrak station near Niceville:

  • 18 miles: CRESTVIEW (101 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.niceville.org

College/University in Niceville:

  • Northwest Florida State College (Full-time enrollment: 2,977; Location: 100 College Blvd; Public; Website: www.nwfsc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Niceville:

  • Pensacola Junior College (about 44 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,901)
  • The University of West Florida (about 45 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Gulf Coast Community College (about 51 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,369)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 72 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 7,407)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 82 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 82 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 2,692)
  • Troy University (about 94 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)

Private high school in Niceville:

  • ROCKY BAYOU CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 2101 PARTIN DR N; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Niceville:

  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: 801 JOHN SIMS PKWY E; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Niceville:

  • OKALOOSA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY COOPERATIVE (Operating income: $3,846,898; Location: 206 N. PARTIN DR.; 261,528 books; 15,279 audio materials; 18,914 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 587 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Okalooosa Walton Community College is now Okaloosa Walton College
  • Colleges/Universities in Niceville: Okaloosa-Walton Community College changed its name to Okaloosa-Walton College a few years ago. Also web site is www.owc.edu. Public high schools in Niceville: OWCC COLLEGIATE CHARTER H.S. is now OWC COLLEGIATE H.S.

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Notable locations in Niceville: Palm Plaza (A), Bayou Plaza (B), Okaloosa County Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (C), Niceville Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Niceville: Pinecrest Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Early Cemetery (1), Rocky Cemetery (2), Sweeney Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pine Lake (A), Anderson Pond (B), Plew Lake (C), Brandt Pond (D), Trout Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Fox Head Branch (B), Mill Creek (C), Bass Branch (D), Anderson Branch (E), Shaw Still Branch (F), Juniper Creek (G), Sanders Branch (H), Bolton Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Niceville (101 Highway 85 North), Comfort Inn (101 Highway 85 North).

 
Okaloosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.3. This is better than average.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.6
U.S.:

28.3

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

FOREST GREEN SUBDIVISION (Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
TIMPOOCHEE, 4-H CAMP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.7%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.0% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 1.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.9%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Niceville, FL

People in group quarters in Niceville in 2000:

  • 76 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Niceville compared to Florida state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Niceville (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Niceville Branch at 1001 John Sims Parkway, branch established on 1975/11/26; Bluewater Bay Branch at 4300 Highway 20 East, branch established on 1984/09/24. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bluewater Bay Branch at 4500 East Highway 20, branch established on 1984/07/02; Niceville Branch at 701 John Sims Parkway, branch established on 1964/12/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • FNBT.COM BANK: Niceville Branch at 1065 John Sims Parkway East, branch established on 1994/05/16. 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.
  • Beach Community Bank: Niceville Branch at 100 Armstrong Avenue, branch established on 2008/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $610.6 mil, Deposits: $531.5 mil, headquarters in Fort Walton Beach, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Beach Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Niceville Branch at 1130 John Sims Parkway, branch established on 1951/08/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Niceville Branch at 750 John Sims Pkwy E, branch established on 2007/11/05. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • BankTrust: Niceville Branch at 799 East John Sims Parkway, branch established on 2004/01/02. 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.
  • Peoples National Bank: at 1020 John Sims Parkway, branch established on 1986/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $111.4 mil, Deposits: $100.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bankshares Corporation Of Niceville
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Niceville Branch at 4526 Highway 20 East, branch established on 1994/08/15. 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
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Niceville, Florida:

  • Seminole Motel, Hwy 20, Niceville, FL 32578
  • Quality Inn At Eglin Afb , 101 Hwy 85 N, Niceville, FL 32578 , Phone: (850) 678-8077, Fax: (850) 729-1254
  • Tisa Friendly Inn, 626 John Sims Pkwy, Niceville, FL 32578 , Phone: (850) 678-4164
  • Ramada Limited, 4577 Hwy 20 East, Niceville, FL 32578 , Phone: (850) 897-0600
  • Holiday Inn Express, 106 Bayshore Dr, Niceville, FL 32578 , Phone: (850) 678-9131
  • Hampton Inn - Niceville , 4400 Ansley Dr, Niceville, FL 32578 , Phone: (850) 897-4675, Fax: (850) 897-4837
  • Comfort Suites-Niceville , 148 John Sims Pkwy W, Niceville, FL 32578 , Phone: (850) 279-6547
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Niceville, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Niceville travel time to work - commute


Niceville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Niceville (based on Okaloosa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.77%
Here43.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal Church
Adherents46.2%15.4%15.3%5.1%2.9%
Congregations29.0%6.5%3.9%13.5%2.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.4%2.1%1.8%6.2%
Congregations3.9%9.0%1.9%1.9%27.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Okaloosa County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Okaloosa County:

9.4%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Okaloosa County:

23.5%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
Florida:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$21,029$42,0580$0
Other Government Administration 5$30,985$74,3640$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$53,963$35,9752$651
Police - Other 5$13,088$31,4115$3,264
Firefighters 6$16,702$33,4040$0
Fire - Other 1$2,578$30,9360$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,134$30,4021$1,351
Solid Waste Management 10$22,247$26,6961$1,829
Parks and Recreation 21$56,177$32,10111$9,146
Water Supply 23$60,881$31,7641$855
Local Libraries 8$20,573$30,8609$8,867
Other and Unallocable 17$51,558$36,3942$1,214
Totals for Government 124$359,915$34,83032$27,177

Niceville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($5.37)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $2,065,000 ($151.98)
    Water Utilities: $1,366,000 ($100.54)
    Sewerage: $1,117,000 ($82.21)
    Police Protection: $1,107,000 ($81.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,104,000 ($81.25)
    Central Staff Services: $935,000 ($68.82)
    General Public Buildings: $683,000 ($50.27)
    Libraries: $543,000 ($39.96)
    Fire Protection: $300,000 ($22.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $81,000 ($5.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($4.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($4.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,861,000 ($210.57)

Niceville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,642,000 ($120.85)
    Sewerage: $1,421,000 ($104.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $502,000 ($36.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $114,000 ($8.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,835,000 ($135.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,052,000 ($77.43)
    Water Utilities: $327,000 ($24.07)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,609,000 ($118.42)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $133,000 ($9.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Niceville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,113,000 ($229.12)

10.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.79%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.88% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,252 average AGI)
Okaloosa County:

0.88%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Santa Rosa County, FL  0.71% ($33,682 average AGI)
from Walton County, FL  0.56% ($47,773)
from Escambia County, FL  0.26% ($29,073)


11.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.73%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.83% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,548 average AGI)
Okaloosa County:

0.83%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Santa Rosa County, FL  1.03% ($35,772 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.87% ($69,393)
to Escambia County, FL  0.37% ($28,489)

Strongest AM radio stations in Niceville:

  • WBZR (1120 AM; daytime; 2 kW; DESTIN, FL; Owner: DESTINY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFSH (1340 AM; 1 kW; VALPARAISO-NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: BAYOU COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFTW (1260 AM; 3 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WJGC (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: YESTERDAY'S RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Niceville:

  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNCV (100.3 FM; NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMMK (92.1 FM; DESTIN, FL; Owner: GULF BREEZE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMXZ (103.1 FM; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYZB (105.5 FM; MARY ESTHER, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWAV (102.1 FM; SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSBZ (106.3 FM; MIRAMAR BEACH, FL; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAZ-FM (104.7 FM; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPSM (91.1 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FT. WALTON BEACH EDUC. B/CNG FOUND.)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Niceville:

  • W26BV (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD C. & LISA A. GOETZ)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA 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)
  • WDES-CA (Channel 48; DESTIN, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WAWD (Channel 58; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: RAINBOW 58 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Niceville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 108 meters (354ft)
Total average daily traffic: 139,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,544

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Niceville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Niceville, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 234 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Niceville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Niceville)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$213,21525$203,221121$191,7712$122,76510$135,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$147,6051$319,3307$261,1811$99,3501$264,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$140,8113$245,21030$195,8131$11,8405$131,754
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$235,5406$243,49033$189,0481$166,3102$80,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$210,2056$175,8570$01$137,100

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0211.01, 0211.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$256,4101$447,0800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$260,1000$01$183,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0211.01, 0211.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 168
  • Hazardous Condition: 57
  • Service Call: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Niceville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Niceville, FL

Most common first names in Niceville, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11872.8 years
Robert11172.5 years
William10772.9 years
James10370.8 years
Mary8679.2 years
Charles6975.0 years
George5773.4 years
Dorothy4477.9 years
Joseph3878.1 years
Richard3669.5 years
Most common last names in Niceville, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4774.8 years
Williams3373.5 years
Jones2675.7 years
Brown2473.3 years
Davis2277.1 years
Allen2069.6 years
Johnson1969.6 years
Phillips1879.2 years
Wright1778.6 years
Thomas1775.1 years
Businesses in Niceville, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
Ace Hardware2Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
CVS2Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sears1
GNC1Subway3
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger3Waffle House2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's2
Browse common businesses in Niceville, FL


Niceville on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Cecelia Elaine Ali (2)
  • Scott A. Morrison (2)
  • John Albright (2)
  • Lacey Michelle Colletti (2)
  • Christo Koulisis (1)
  • John Kolen (1)
  • Richard Schaller (1)
  • Calvin Banks (1)
  • Scott M.w. Haufe (1)
  • Thomas J. Fraites, Jr. (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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