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TeCMEN Committee to Host Industry Day - 08/16/2017

Special to the Daily News FORT WALTON BEACH — In an effort to spotlight the diverse capabilities that exist among the area’s technical businesses, the Economic Develop...

Building For The Future - 07/10/2017

Building For The Future Looking beyond beaches and the military to boost economic development BY LINDA KLEINDIENST ~ Article written by 850 Magazine   Okaloosa and Walton countie...

As the county seat, the city of Crestview recieved it's name from it's placement on a peak of long woodland range between the Yellow and Shoal rivers. Incorporated in 1915, the town enjoys the enviable position of being located at the junction of three major highways: U.S. 90, State Road 85 and Interstate Highway 10. Hence it’s designation: the "hub" city of Northwest Florida. It’s $3.7 million "main street" renovation that spanned from 1997– 2003 sparked a renaissance for this friendly city that continues today.

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Population (2016) 23,948
Labor Force 11,180
Median Age 31.91
Labor Force
College Degree 30.29%
High School Degree or Some College 57.43%
White Collar Workers 66%
Blue Collar Workers 33%
Household Expenditures (Average) $51,357
Household Income (Median) $55,349
Commute Travel Time (minutes) 27
Airports in Community 50 miles 10
Distance to Interstate (miles) In Community
Distance to Rail (miles) In Community
Source: www.okaloosasites.com. March 2017  


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