What is the current population of Destin?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Destin is 13,956. Destin, Florida is the 2,466th largest city in the US.

Destin Geography [top]

What county is Destin, Florida in?

Destin is located entirely in Okaloosa County.

What is the size of Destin, Florida in square miles?

Destin has an area of 7.7 square miles.

Destin Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Destin?

The current population of Destin (13,956) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Destin growing?

Destin has grown 24.4% since the 2000. Destin, Florida is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 68% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Destin, Florida?

Destin has a population density of 1,600.1 people per square mile.

Destin Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Destin, Florida?

The total voting age population of Destin, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,167. The voting age population is 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

What percentage of Destin, Florida residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 18.7% of the residents of Destin are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Destin, Florida?

The racial demographics of Destin are 86.7% White, 5.5% Other, 2.9% Two or more races, 2.6% Black, 1.9% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 9.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Destin, Florida residents are below the poverty line?

In Destin, 7.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.0%. On a per-household basis, 4.4% of families are below the poverty line in Destin.

What percentage of Destin, Florida residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 68.2% of Destin residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Destin, Florida residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.1% of Destin residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 41.6% have a bachelor's degree and 15.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Destin, Florida residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Destin residents aged 5 and older, 15.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.

Destin Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Destin, Florida?

The unemployment rate in Destin is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Destin, Florida residents work for the government?

In Destin, 12.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Destin, Florida?

The median household income in Destin is $79,000.

Destin Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Destin, Florida?

In Destin, 69.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Destin, Florida?

Renters occupy 30.1% of housing units in Destin.

What percentage of Destin, Florida housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Destin, 0.2% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Destin, Florida housing units were built after 2000?

In Destin, 26.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,600 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Destin, Florida?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Destin is $1,440.

What percentage of households in Destin, Florida have broadband internet?

In Destin, 85.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Destin Population By Year

Population Graph For Destin
Year Population Rank in US
2021 13,956 2,466
2020 13,892 2,474
2019 14,247 2,364
2018 14,077 2,383
2017 13,765 2,415
2016 13,654 2,420
2015 13,523 2,436
2014 13,355 2,437
2013 13,264 2,440
2012 12,809 2,499
2011 12,420 2,541
2010 12,305 2,546
2000 11,213 2,528
1990 8,064 2,905

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2000-2021
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