Okaloosa County Information

Okaloosa in Florida occupies 1,082 square miles and has a 2006 population of 180,291, a change from a 2000 population of 170,497 and 143,777 in 1990. 13.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.5% percent is 25-35, and 14.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 587 acts of violent crime reported in Okaloosa in 2004, a change from 572 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,386 people: 2.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.7%.

Read more about Okaloosa, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyOkaloosa 
StateFlorida 
Land Area1,082 sq. milesRanked 679 of 3,140
Population 2006180,291Ranked 326 of 3,140
Population 2005181,221 
Population 2000170,497Ranked 317 of 3,140
Population 1990143,777Ranked 330 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion84.2% 
African American9.7% 
Asian American2.7% 
Native American.6% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.2% 
Population 15 to 2413.1% 
Population 25 to 3412.5% 
Population 35 to 4414.8% 
Population 45 to 5414.5% 
Population 55 to 6411.7% 
Population 65 to 748.3% 
Population 75 and up4.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes587572
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes39 
Robberies102 
Aggravated Assaults443 
Total Property Crimes5,2304,202
Burglaries1,197 
Larceny Thefts3,712 
Motor Vehicle Thefts321 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population98,75780,410
Unemployed Population2,3862,959
Unemployment Rate2.4%3.7%

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