Niceville is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 14,714 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Niceville is the 172nd largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Niceville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Niceville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Niceville who work in sales jobs (17.09%), management occupations (11.60%), and office and administrative support (10.57%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Niceville. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Niceville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Niceville 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The overall education level of Niceville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.01% of adults in Niceville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Niceville in 2010 was $30,071, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,284 for a family of four. However, Niceville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Niceville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Niceville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Niceville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Niceville include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Niceville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.