DeFuniak Springs, Walton County, Florida

DeFuniak Springs is a city in Walton County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 5,601. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11 square miles. An elevation is 236 feet (71.93 m) above sea level. The population density was 511 people per square mile. The median age was 43.2 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 82 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
5,601 residents
Population Change
+10.1% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
43.2 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
19.9% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
2,526 residents
Population Females
3,075 residents
Population Urban
80% of residents
Population Rural
20% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
7.8% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+2,382 (+41.6%)
Live and Work in the City
1,034 (48.4%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.5% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      DeFuniak Springs Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        DeFuniak Springs Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born DeFuniak Springs Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $499,847
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $124,164 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$60,864 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $744
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $170 – $381
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $562
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              84 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $985 (0.80%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $496 (0.40%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $29,833 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$5,317 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $18,271
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$4,973 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Northwest Florida State College
                      about 25 miles
                      Niceville, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 5,052
                    • Enterprise State Community College
                      about 44 miles
                      Enterprise, AL
                      FT enrollment: 2,101
                    • Gulf Coast State College
                      about 44 miles
                      Panama City, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,474
                    • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan
                      about 57 miles
                      Dothan, AL
                      FT enrollment: 3,611
                    • Pensacola State College
                      about 67 miles
                      Pensacola, FL
                      FT enrollment: 8,740
                    • The University of West Florida
                      about 67 miles
                      Pensacola, FL
                      FT enrollment: 10,240
                    • Troy University
                      about 76 miles
                      Troy, AL
                      FT enrollment: 16,148

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • WALTON HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 404
                      Location: 449 WALTON RD
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • WALTON ACADEMY, INC.
                      Students: 79
                      Location: 389 DORSEY AVE
                      Grades: 6-12
                      Charter school
                    • WALTON CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
                      Students: 61
                      Location: 761 N 20TH ST
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • WALTON COUNTY JAIL PROGRAM
                      Students: 56
                      Location: 691 INSTITUTION RD
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • WALTON LEARNING CENTER
                      Students: 27
                      Location: 286 GENE HURLEY RD
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • WALTON VIRTUAL SCHOOL FULL TIME
                      Students: 26
                      Location: 145 PARK ST
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • WALTON VIRTUAL FRANCHISE
                      Location: 145 PARK ST
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • CHAUTAUQUA LEARN AND SERVE AT THE ARC OF WALTON CO
                      Location: 1408 A HIGHWAY 83 N
                      Grades: 12
                      Charter school

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • GALILEAN ACADEMY
                      Students: 18
                      Location: 2483 COUNTY RD 280 W
                      Grades: PK-11
                    • CORNERSTONE CHURCH ACADEMY
                      Students: 13
                      Location: 2044 STATE HIGHWAY 83 N
                      Grades: 2-12
                    • MISS SOUTHERN BELLE
                      Students: 8
                      Location: 51 SIMMONS RD
                      Grades: KG-11

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • MAUDE SAUNDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 323
                      Location: 416 JOHN BALDWIN RD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • WEST DEFUNIAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 303
                      Location: 815 LINCOLN AVE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • MOSSY HEAD SCHOOL
                      Students: 112
                      Location: 13270 US HIGHWAY 90 W
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • WALTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Location: 555 WALTON RD
                      Grades: 6-8

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • FIRST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
                      Students: 42
                      Location: 216 LIVE OAK AVE E
                      Grades: PK-6
                    DeFuniak Springs Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    26 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    19 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    3.33 policemen (State: 2.35)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              DeFuniak Springs Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              12 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.28 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.19 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              5 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.95 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              42 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              7.96 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              71 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              13.46 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              2,483

                              Hospitals in DeFuniak Springs

                              • WALTON CO CONVALESCENT CTR
                                614 S SECOND ST
                              • CHAUTAUQUA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL
                              • FMC – DEFUNIAK SPRINGS
                                Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away
                                DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL

                              Airports & Heliports in DeFuniak Springs

                              • Pennington Heliport
                                FL71

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  DeFuniak Springs by Race (According to 2010)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)

                                       

                                        Natural Disasters in DeFuniak Springs

                                         
                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          34% (Greater then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          94% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          24 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          17 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          5 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for DeFuniak Springs: 32433, 32435
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