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Voice Newsletter Overview - January 2017 - 01/25/2017

The January 2017 issue features: Members in the News; Director's Desk; Defense Support Initiatives and Technology Coast Manufacturing & Engineering Network and Business Growt...

Southeast Range Complex Position Paper - 12/28/2016

Southeast Range Complex Cooperative Concept Position Paper Prepared by the Defense Support Initiatives Committee

This 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 (2015) 13,489
Labor Force 7,084
Median Age 39.81
   
Labor Force
College Degree 49.47%
High School Degree or Some College 40.93%
White Collar Workers 34%
Blue Collar Workers 65%
   
Budgets
Household Expenditures (Average) $56,183
Household Income (Median) $58,156
   
Transportation
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

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