Fort Walton Beach Real Estate Market Overview

Could Fort Walton Beach, FL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Fort Walton Beach. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Fort... Walton Beach such as Shalimar and Niceville. When you’re ready, Trulia has 292 resale and new homes in Fort Walton Beach lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 137 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$160,000

Median Sales Price

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$123

Price Per Sqft

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$1,250

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Fort Walton Beach show a -5% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Fort Walton Beach for May 18 to Aug 17 was $160,000 based on 59 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Fort Walton Beach was $123, an increase of 1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Fort Walton Beach for Jul 18 to Aug 18 was $1,250.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Fort Walton Beach can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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372

Counts of Arrest

37

Counts of Drugs

17

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in Fort Walton Beach

There are 18 schools in Fort Walton Beach.

Elementary Schools
9

Northwest Florida Ballet Academie

Public, 3 - 8

9

Liza Jackson Preparatory School

Public, K - 8

7

Kenwood Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
9

Northwest Florida Ballet Academie

Public, 3 - 8

9

Liza Jackson Preparatory School

Public, K - 8

7

Max Bruner Junior Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
8

Fort Walton Beach High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Choctawhatchee Senior High School

Public, 9 - 12

2

Choice High School And Technical Center

Public, 4 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Fort Walton Beach by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
38%
Single residents
Home owners
58%
Home owners
Median age
40
Median age
Household income
$45,645
Median household income
College educated
33%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Fort Walton Beach commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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