Eglin Air Force Base, FL

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Eglin Air Force Base Profile


Overview

Eglin Air Force Base is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,455 people and just one neighborhood, Eglin Air Force Base is the 348th largest community in Florida.

Housing costs in Eglin Air Force Base are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.

Occupations and Workforce

Eglin Air Force Base is a military town: the armed forces employs 13.20% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Healthcare are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 31.79% and 19.96% of the civilian workforce respectively.

Also of interest is that Eglin Air Force Base has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Eglin Air Force Base is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Eglin Air Force Base spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.04 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small town, Eglin Air Force Base does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Eglin Air Force Base Demographics

In terms of college education, Eglin Air Force Base is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.15% of adults in Eglin Air Force Base have a college degree.

The per capita income in Eglin Air Force Base in 2018 was $19,239, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,956 for a family of four.

Eglin Air Force Base is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Eglin Air Force Base home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eglin Air Force Base residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Eglin Air Force Base also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eglin Air Force Base include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Eglin Air Force Base is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to FL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Addie R. Lewis School
281 Mississippi Ave
Valparaiso, FL 32580
PK-08
Choctawhatchee Senior High School
110 Racetrack Rd Nw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
09-12
Clifford Meigs Middle School
150 Richbourg Ave
Shalimar, FL 32579
06-08
Eglin Elementary School
200 Gaffney Rd
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
PK-04
Niceville Senior High School
800 John Sims Pkwy E
Niceville, FL 32578
09-12
Shalimar Elementary School
1350 Joe Martin Cir
Shalimar, FL 32579
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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District Quality Compared to Florida

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Better than of FL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.9% 55.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.7% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 5.6%

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