Latest Data (2017)
Population 21,895
Nationwide Rank 1687

Quick Facts

Fort Walton Beach, Florida is the 1,687th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida is a city.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fort Walton Beach had its largest population ever.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1677 Darien, Illinois 22,061 -3.9%
1678 North Plainfield, New Jersey 22,060 1.4%
1679 Bloomingdale, Illinois 22,016 1.1%
1680 Geneva, Illinois 22,010 11.3%
1681 South Lake Tahoe, California 21,978 -7.0%
1682 Roselle, New Jersey 21,976 3.1%
1683 Clinton, Utah 21,971 71.7%
1684 Gallup, New Mexico 21,960 5.5%
1685 Naples, Florida 21,948 2.0%
1686 Middletown, Delaware 21,897 248.1%
1687 Fort Walton Beach, Florida 21,895 9.3%
1688 Villa Park, Illinois 21,836 -2.2%
1689 Corcoran, California 21,835 -2.2%
1690 Trussville, Alabama 21,827 52.6%
1691 Del City, Oklahoma 21,798 -1.5%
1692 Portsmouth, New Hampshire 21,796 4.6%
1693 Alliance, Ohio 21,791 -6.0%
1694 Anniston, Alabama 21,770 -10.2%
1695 Duarte, California 21,757 1.0%
1696 Hamtramck, Michigan 21,752 -5.3%
1697 Yucca Valley, California 21,748 28.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
875 Winter Garden 43,536 180.0%
890 Ormond Beach 42,816 17.1%
924 Winter Haven 41,280 50.5%
936 Oviedo 40,785 54.2%
938 Greenacres 40,719 42.6%
963 Hallandale Beach 39,831 15.8%
997 Plant City 38,714 28.1%
999 Royal Palm Beach 38,592 75.6%
1007 Aventura 38,202 51.1%
1012 Lake Worth 38,107 6.9%
1040 Panama City 36,986 0.4%
1051 Winter Springs 36,635 17.6%
1053 Dunedin 36,545 0.7%
1068 Lauderdale Lakes 36,069 15.4%
1080 Cooper City 35,732 25.7%
1097 Clermont 35,211 237.3%
1107 Riviera Beach 34,674 15.9%
1159 Estero 33,048
1177 DeLand 32,506
1190 Parkland 32,202 124.1%
1193 Dania Beach 32,030 17.0%
1223 Miami Lakes 31,087 37.1%
1232 Winter Park 30,879 10.7%
1327 Casselberry 28,395 16.0%
1365 Rockledge 27,476 34.8%
1420 Temple Terrace 26,489 21.1%
1422 New Smyrna Beach 26,470 28.6%
1478 Tarpon Springs 25,331 18.4%
1485 Key West 25,208 -0.8%
1489 Sebastian 25,174 55.0%
1513 Palm Springs 24,892 51.6%
1528 Palmetto Bay 24,710 3.7%
1552 Haines City 24,304 67.0%
1561 Hialeah Gardens 24,156 25.0%
1580 Crestview 23,856 59.3%
1594 Jacksonville Beach 23,518 12.0%
1623 Venice 23,020 24.5%
1649 Leesburg 22,689 37.4%
1658 Edgewater 22,399 18.5%
1660 Sunny Isles Beach 22,348 45.9%
1674 West Melbourne 22,089 114.9%
1685 Naples 21,948 2.0%
1687 Fort Walton Beach 21,895 9.3%
1743 Sweetwater 21,028 48.0%
1752 Lynn Haven 20,922 67.2%
1759 Eustis 20,827 30.4%
1762 DeBary 20,784 33.2%
1840 Punta Gorda 19,761 36.1%
1849 Belle Glade 19,666 14.7%
1851 Pinecrest 19,651 3.1%
1859 Bartow 19,597 24.5%
1937 Seminole 18,576 -0.4%
1941 Cocoa 18,532 8.4%
1991 Marco Island 17,904 19.7%
1997 Safety Harbor 17,844 2.7%
2024 Maitland 17,554 20.9%
2070 Vero Beach 16,919 -4.2%
2077 Tavares 16,865 64.5%
2111 Stuart 16,543 12.8%
2117 Opa-locka 16,479 10.2%
2118 Lake Mary 16,474 42.0%
2148 New Port Richey 16,256 1.4%
2163 Lake Wales 16,066 44.3%
2180 Auburndale 15,973 34.2%
2248 Lady Lake 15,317 27.0%
2251 Niceville 15,249 28.8%
2252 Zephyrhills 15,247 34.5%
2261 West Park 15,153 6.5%
2263 Callaway 15,144 5.7%
2268 Longwood 15,061 8.7%
2308 Oldsmar 14,617 18.3%
2334 Miami Springs 14,424 5.4%
2348 St. Augustine 14,243 21.0%
2392 Mount Dora 13,916 37.4%
2415 Destin 13,765 22.7%
2434 Palmetto 13,661 5.8%
2443 Atlantic Beach 13,608 1.8%
2462 Groveland 13,474 347.0%
2494 Key Biscayne 13,182 25.6%
2515 North Palm Beach 13,057 7.8%
2535 South Daytona 12,936 -5.0%
2559 Wilton Manors 12,773 0.5%
2565 Panama City Beach 12,757 64.9%
2627 Gulfport 12,371 -2.6%
2638 Fernandina Beach 12,292 14.7%
2639 South Miami 12,281 14.8%
2650 Holly Hill 12,218 0.0%
2659 Lake City 12,163 16.8%
2660 Florida City 12,155 55.2%
2716 Lantana 11,824 25.5%
2733 Cocoa Beach 11,733 -6.1%
2739 Orange City 11,697 47.2%
2769 Minneola 11,529 104.5%
2818 Lighthouse Point 11,242 4.1%
2852 Satellite Beach 11,056 -5.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 21,895 1,687
2016 21,971 1,674
2015 21,817 1,675
2014 21,558 1,673
2013 20,597 1,719
2012 20,293 1,734
2011 19,694 1,758
2010 19,507 1,753
2009 18,585 1,804
2008 18,858 1,780
2007 19,111 1,752
2006 19,499 1,698
2005 19,945 1,653
2004 20,079 1,636
2003 19,943 1,632
2002 20,037 1,609
2001 19,942 1,606
2000 20,014 1,590
1990 21,258 1,298