Back to: Destin, Florida main profile, Florida, Florida smaller cities, Florida small towns, Florida forum, All US cities.
Total population: 12,641 (All urban)
Housing density: 1394 houses/condos per square mile
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $228,762.
Median contract rent in 2009: $961 (lower quartile is $687, upper quartile is $1,197)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,533
Median gross rent in Destin, FL in 2009: $1,113
Housing units in Destin with a mortgage: 2,026 (220 second mortgage, 272 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 952
Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,757
Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,950
Median monthly housing costs: $1,302
Latest news about housing in Destin, FL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Detached houses: $430,572Here:$430,572State:$275,879
Townhouses or other attached units: $198,557Here:$198,557State:$195,815
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $283,194Here:$283,194State:$172,083
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $582,615Here:$582,615State:$221,364
Mobile homes: $210,357Here:$210,357State:$43,568
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,753Here:$1,753State:$47,032
2,752 spouses, 2,444 children (2,211 natural, 90 adopted, 143 stepchildren), 109 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 107 other relatives, 188 non-relatives
Size of family households: 1,743 2-persons, 720 3-persons, 493 4-persons, 183 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 1,320 1-person, 360 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 13 4-persons.
1,528 married couples with children.
467 single-parent households (107 men, 360 women).
93.2% of residents of Destin speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
Foreign born population: 570 (5.1%)
(54.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
Median 2009 house/condo value by year built
Year house built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.8%
Number of people working at home: 162 (3.0% of all workers)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
49% of Destin residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 24% lived in Florida.
Educational Attainment for Males (%)
Educational Attainment for Females (%)
Class of Workers
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.6%
Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 20.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 45.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 5.6%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 34.1%
Median household income in 2009 for:
Median worth of mobile homes: $34,149
House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago
Renter moved in on average 4 years ago
Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Destin:
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Back to the top
Discuss this and other local issues on our hugely popular Florida forum.
Back to: Destin, FL (don't miss, contains a wealth of additional information), Florida, All US cities.
Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics © 2012 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site. Use at your own risk. Website © 2003-2012 Advameg, Inc.