Statistical Data

Population
Niceville Area (32578) — 30,713
Valparaiso Area (32580) — 5,226
Okaloosa County — 182,864

Median Home Value
Niceville — $260,308
Valparaiso — $184,186

Median Household Income
Niceville — $74,629
Valparaiso — $43,612

Local Tax Rates (Non-Property)
Okaloosa County:
Income (wage) — None

State of Florida:
Retail Sales Tax: 6%
Income (individual) — None
Corporate Income ($5,000 exemption) — 5.5%
Intangibles (individual) Over $250,000 — 0.001
Intangibles (joint) Tangibles  — None

Personal Property Tax Rates (Mill.)
Niceville — 3.7000
Valparaiso — 4.5240
Okaloosa County — 3.4308
Okaloosa Schools — 7.5510
East Niceville Fire District — 2.3700
North Bay Fire District — 2.3500
NW FL Water Management District — 0.0400
Okaloosa Park MSTU — 0.1800

Climate & Temperature
Season Average:
Winter — 50°
Summer — 91°

Rainfall:
Annual Average — 64.92 inches

Wet Season:
Late May- Early October

Snowfall:
Annual Average — 0 inches

Florida State Facts for Newcomers
State Flower:
Orange Blossom
State Tree:
Sabal Palm
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State Pie:
Key Lime