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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...

Niceville-Demographics-ProfileThis community is nestled comfortably along the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay. This friendly town lives up to its name. Once known as "Boggy," Niceville is situated along the scenic shores of Choctawhatchee Bay. It has the strongest schools in the county, picturesque parks, a youth center, sports fields and is home to the Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival, which attracts thousands of attendees each year. With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Bloombergs Business Week (January 2012) named Niceville "The Best Place to Raise Kids in Florida."

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Population (2016) 15,099
Labor Force 8,138
Median Age 39.83
Labor Force
College Degree 45.02%
High School Degree or Some College 49.59%
White Collar Workers 66%
Blue Collar Workers 34%
Household Expenditures (Average) $59,516
Household Income (Median) $63,578
Commute Travel Time (minutes) 21
Airports in Community 50 miles 9
Distance to Interstate (miles) 11
Distance to Rail (miles) 11
Source: www.okaloosasites.com; March 2017


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