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Destin, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Destin,FL index of house prices

Total population: 13,355 (Urban population: 11,247, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 13,706 (5,794 occupied: 3,777 owner occupied, 2,018 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,821 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $146,686.

Median contract rent in 2016: $678 (lower quartile is $549, upper quartile is $880)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,475


Median gross rent in Destin, FL in 2016: $774

Housing units in Destin with a mortgage: 2,356 (46 second mortgage, 144 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,416

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,781

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $61,195

Median monthly housing costs: $1,336


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Destin, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $326,647 (it was $151,000 in 2000)
Destin:

$326,647
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $217,104 - $475,401

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $440,765
Here:

$440,765
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $348,782
Here:

$348,782
State:

$218,328

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,684
Here:

$345,684
State:

$188,397

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,438
Here:

$290,438
State:

$280,732
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1993

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,661
  • In family households: 9,979 (1,981 male householders, 1,388 female householders)
    2,776 spouses, 3,130 children (2,749 natural, 100 adopted, 255 stepchildren), 139 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 150 parents, 78 other relatives, 182 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,575 (1,522 male householders (1,057 living alone)), 948 female householders (724 living alone)), 1,162 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 137

Size of family households: 1,938 2-persons, 611 3-persons, 624 4-persons, 146 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,775 1-person, 518 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

1,948 married couples with children.
220 single-parent households (75 men, 145 women).

90.3% of residents of Destin speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 22% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (56% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,139 (8.3%)
(42.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Destin, Florida:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 6072 bedrooms
  • 2,1043 bedrooms
  • 7904 bedrooms
  • 1475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Destin population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Destin, Florida:

  • 112no bedroom
  • 4461 bedroom
  • 8652 bedrooms
  • 5683 bedrooms
  • 1034 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Destin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Destin in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 53no vehicle
  • 1,2561 vehicle
  • 1,7842 vehicles
  • 5243 vehicles
  • 1064 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Destin population

Cars and other vehicles available in Destin in renter-occupied apartments

  • 71no vehicle
  • 1,0191 vehicle
  • 7592 vehicles
  • 1703 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Destin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Destin, Florida:

  • 21 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 883 rooms
  • 5064 rooms
  • 6205 rooms
  • 8106 rooms
  • 7527 rooms
  • 3398 rooms
  • 4319+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Destin population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Destin, Florida:

  • 1031 room
  • 1292 rooms
  • 4773 rooms
  • 3974 rooms
  • 4875 rooms
  • 3056 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 208 rooms
  • 129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Destin population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Destin, FL household income distribution

  • Destin, FL household income distribution
  • 143Less than $10,000
  • 218$10,000 to $14,999
  • 193$15,000 to $19,999
  • 193$20,000 to $24,999
  • 310$25,000 to $29,999
  • 245$30,000 to $34,999
  • 185$35,000 to $39,999
  • 214$40,000 to $44,999
  • 280$45,000 to $49,999
  • 438$50,000 to $59,999
  • 895$60,000 to $74,999
  • 697$75,000 to $99,999
  • 503$100,000 to $124,999
  • 510$125,000 to $149,999
  • 542$150,000 to $199,999
  • 369$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Destin, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Destin, FL
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1$70,000 to $79,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 15$90,000 to $99,999
  • 173$100,000 to $124,999
  • 171$125,000 to $149,999
  • 268$150,000 to $174,999
  • 244$175,000 to $199,999
  • 601$200,000 to $249,999
  • 493$250,000 to $299,999
  • 740$300,000 to $399,999
  • 497$400,000 to $499,999
  • 302$500,000 to $749,999
  • 170$750,000 to $999,999
  • 166$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 56$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Destin, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Destin, FL
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 56$500 to $549
  • 88$600 to $649
  • 51$650 to $699
  • 31$700 to $749
  • 49$750 to $799
  • 171$800 to $899
  • 144$900 to $999
  • 712$1,000 to $1,249
  • 462$1,250 to $1,499
  • 273$1,500 to $1,999
  • 111$2,000 to $2,499
  • 60No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1132010 or later
  • 4552000 to 2009
  • 1621990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 751970 to 1979
  • 238Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Destin population
Destin commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 256
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,269
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,206
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 926
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 774
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 480
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,200
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 207
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 136
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 392
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 63
  • 90 or more minutes: 71
Destin, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.8%
Number of people working at home: 375 (4.8% of all workers)

Destin mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,676 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 1,524 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 47 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 497 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0%)
  • Walked: 72 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 375 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 3,467
 English: 499
 German: 403
 Irish: 343
 Brazilian: 215
 Italian: 210
 Hungarian: 132
 French Canadian: 119
 Scottish: 116
 French (except Basque): 80
 Bulgarian: 68
 British: 66
 Bahamian: 66
 Russian: 61
 European: 59
 Greek: 58
 Polish: 51
 Scotch-Irish: 50
 Armenian: 49
 Swedish: 34
 Norwegian: 24
 Canadian: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 17
 Slovak: 16
 Jamaican: 9
 Czech: 7
 Estonian: 7
 Portuguese: 7
 Danish: 5
 Slavic: 5
 Dutch: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 22%Brazil
  • 8%Hungary
  • 7%Honduras
  • 6%Bahamas
  • 6%Cuba
  • 6%Mexico
  • 4%Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,430
  • Other state: 8,754
  • Northeast: 1,446
  • Midwest: 1,999
  • South: 4,192
  • West: 1,052

84% of Destin residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Florida.

Destin:

83.7%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 22
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 50
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 38
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,234
  • Less than 1 year of college: 297
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 728
  • Associate degree: 363
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,443
  • Master's degree: 601
  • Professional school degree: 170
  • Doctorate degree: 131

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 58
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 20
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,039
  • Less than 1 year of college: 500
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 886
  • Associate degree: 669
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,426
  • Master's degree: 412
  • Professional school degree: 93
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.1%Males
Destin marital status for males
Destin marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,782
  • One, attached: 450
  • Two: 169
  • 3 or 4: 616
  • 5 to 9: 961
  • 10 to 19: 518
  • 20 to 49: 1,519
  • 50 or more: 4,837
  • Mobile homes: 167

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,787

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Destin:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Destin
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (84.6%)
  • Utility gas (15.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (94.7%)
  • Utility gas (5.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

7.4%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

1.7%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

4.9%
Florida:

20.1%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)