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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: 10,497 (4,902 occupied: 3,554 owner occupied, 2,276 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,394 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $275,205.

Median contract rent in 2015: $678 (lower quartile is $549, upper quartile is $880)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $798


Median gross rent in Destin, FL in 2015: $774

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: $81,568

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $58,435

Median monthly housing costs: $1,363


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Destin, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $301,313 (it was $151,000 in 2000)
Destin:

$301,313
Florida:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $187,289 - $448,913
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1993

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,135
  • In family households: 8,909 (2,540 male householders, 667 female householders)
    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
  • In nonfamily households: 2,226 (967 male householders (630 living alone)), 769 female householders (690 living alone)), 490 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 112 (all institutionalized)

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 number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 25no bedroom
  • 861 bedroom
  • 7572 bedrooms
  • 2,0393 bedrooms
  • 7004 bedrooms
  • 975+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Destin population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Destin, Florida:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 1681 bedroom
  • 6312 bedrooms
  • 3563 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Destin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 44no vehicle
  • 1,2601 vehicle
  • 1,8502 vehicles
  • 4333 vehicles
  • 1174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Destin population

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

  • 40no vehicle
  • 6351 vehicle
  • 3982 vehicles
  • 1203 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Destin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Destin, Florida:

  • 171 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 1883 rooms
  • 4334 rooms
  • 7025 rooms
  • 8676 rooms
  • 7077 rooms
  • 3998 rooms
  • 3509+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Destin population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Destin, Florida:

  • 81 room
  • 772 rooms
  • 2403 rooms
  • 4114 rooms
  • 2455 rooms
  • 1596 rooms
  • 167 rooms
  • 428 rooms
  • 09+ 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
  • 243Less than $10,000
  • 150$10,000 to $14,999
  • 269$15,000 to $19,999
  • 330$20,000 to $24,999
  • 245$25,000 to $29,999
  • 302$30,000 to $34,999
  • 296$35,000 to $39,999
  • 255$40,000 to $44,999
  • 156$45,000 to $49,999
  • 583$50,000 to $59,999
  • 682$60,000 to $74,999
  • 704$75,000 to $99,999
  • 284$100,000 to $124,999
  • 92$125,000 to $149,999
  • 100$150,000 to $199,999
  • 252$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Destin, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Destin, FL
  • 56Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 26$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 15$80,000 to $89,999
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 213$100,000 to $124,999
  • 142$125,000 to $149,999
  • 300$150,000 to $174,999
  • 154$175,000 to $199,999
  • 630$200,000 to $249,999
  • 365$250,000 to $299,999
  • 603$300,000 to $399,999
  • 471$400,000 to $499,999
  • 321$500,000 to $749,999
  • 214$750,000 to $999,999
  • 167$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 67$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Destin, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Destin, FL
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 65$500 to $549
  • 34$600 to $649
  • 73$650 to $699
  • 28$700 to $749
  • 63$750 to $799
  • 229$800 to $899
  • 176$900 to $999
  • 673$1,000 to $1,249
  • 605$1,250 to $1,499
  • 223$1,500 to $1,999
  • 93$2,000 to $2,499
  • 86No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1811995 to March 2000
  • 251990 to 1994
  • 141985 to 1989
  • 371980 to 1984
  • 591975 to 1979
  • 161970 to 1974
  • 171965 to 1969
  • 221Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Destin population
Destin commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 326
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,055
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 806
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 976
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 622
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 157
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 689
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 67
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 144
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 185
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 160
  • 90 or more minutes: 78
Destin, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.8%
Number of people working at home: 162 (3.0% of all workers)

Destin mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,509 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 532 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 52 (1%)
  • Walked: 99 (2%)
  • Other means: 59 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 162 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 1,258
 United States or American: 1,252
 German: 1,131
 Other groups: 949
 Irish: 915
 Italian: 583
 Scottish: 369
 French (except Basque): 340
 Scotch-Irish: 318
 Polish: 213
 Dutch: 183
 Norwegian: 122
 Greek: 121
 Swedish: 103
 European: 67
 Russian: 66
 Arab:: 65
 British: 53
 French Canadian: 52
 Hungarian: 48
 Lebanese: 48
 Welsh: 47
 Belgian: 37
 Czechoslovakian: 33
 Australian: 21
 Lithuanian: 21
 Slovak: 21
 Swiss: 19
 Portuguese: 18
 Brazilian: 16
 Acadian/Cajun: 16
 Yugoslavian: 16
 Czech: 13
 Ukrainian: 12
 Slavic: 11
 Armenian: 9
 Scandinavian: 9
 Egyptian: 9
 Jordanian: 8
 Romanian: 8
 Finnish: 7
 Danish: 7

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

  • 18%Mexico
  • 13%Germany
  • 9%Vietnam
  • 9%Canada
  • 8%United Kingdom
  • 5%France
  • 5%Italy

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

  • This state: 2,633
  • Northeast: 1,182
  • Midwest: 1,697
  • South: 4,485
  • West: 541

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.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 33
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 65
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 55
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 804
  • Less than 1 year of college: 214
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 972
  • Associate degree: 350
  • Bachelor's degree: 969
  • Master's degree: 374
  • Professional school degree: 104
  • Doctorate degree: 78

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 69
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 91
  • 11th grade: 74
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 86
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,062
  • Less than 1 year of college: 434
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 864
  • Associate degree: 427
  • Bachelor's degree: 870
  • Master's degree: 193
  • Professional school degree: 26
  • Doctorate degree: 52

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 20.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 45.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 34.1%Females
Destin marital status for males
Destin marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,053
  • One, attached: 495
  • Two: 55
  • 3 or 4: 520
  • 5 to 9: 593
  • 10 to 19: 253
  • 20 to 49: 1,054
  • 50 or more: 3,299
  • Mobile homes: 165
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $46,395

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Destin:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 74.8%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 89.1%Electricity
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 113
Here:

10.2%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

3.9%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

5.4%
Florida:

21.0%

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)