Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes
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Population (year 2000): 8,082
Males: 4,054 (50.2%), Females: 4,028 (49.8%)
Median resident age: 22.1 years
Median household income: $31,951 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,000 (year 2000)
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Races in Eglin AFB:
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
- White Non-Hispanic (66.8%)
- Black (14.8%)
- Hispanic (11.2%)
- Two or more races (5.3%)
- Other race (4.2%)
- Filipino (1.9%)
- American Indian (1.3%)
Ancestries: German (16.4%), United States (11.5%), Irish (9.2%), English (6.6%), Italian (4.9%), French (3.3%).AFB, Florida forum
Land area: 3.1 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Eglin AFB
- High school or higher: 96.1%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
- Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
- Unemployed: 8.4%
- Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Eglin AFB CDP
- Never married: 7.6%
- Now married: 88.0%
- Separated: 1.3%
- Widowed: 0.4%
- Divorced: 2.7%
4.7% Foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.4% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Pensacola, (45.3 miles pop. 56,255).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Montgomery, (133.0 miles pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (608.7 miles pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Lorraine, FL (1.7 miles Lake FL (2.3 miles Shalimar, City, FL (4.0 miles Ocean Bayou, FL (4.7 miles Cinco FL (5.1 miles Valparaiso, Walton Beach, FL Fort (5.2 miles FL (5.9 miles Wright, FL (6.8 miles Niceville,
Latitude: 30.46 N, Longitude: 86.55 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 850
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.9%), Retail trade (16.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.1%), Public administration (15.1%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,356 (+41.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,041 (29.6%)
Average climate in Eglin AFB, Florida
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Eglin AFB-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/25/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Eglin AFB city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 12/10/1967, a category 3 tornado 26.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Hospitals/medical centers near Eglin AFB:
- FORT WALTON BEACH MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
- GULF COAST TREATMENT CENTER (about 6 miles; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
- TWIN CITIES HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; NICEVILLE, FL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eglin AFB:
- HURLBURT FIELD (about 10 miles; MARY ESTHER, FL; ID: HRT)
- PENSACOLA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; ID: PNS)
- PANAMA CITY-BAY CO INTL (about 64 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; ID: PFN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eglin AFB:
- DESTIN-FORT WALTON BEACH (about 8 miles; DESTIN, FL; ID: DTS)
- EGLIN AF AUX NR 3 DUKE (about 14 miles; VALPARAISO, FL; ID: EGI)
- FORT WALTON BEACH (about 19 miles; NAVARRE, FL; ID: 1J9)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eglin AFB:
- OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
- PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 45 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,036)
- THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 47 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,282)
- GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; FT enrollment: 3,140)
- JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 89 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,050)
- UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 93 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; FT enrollment: 5,582)
- GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 97 miles; DOTHAN, AL; FT enrollment: 2,703)
Public primary/middle schools in Eglin AFB:
- OAK HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 101 CHINQUAPIN DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
- CHEROKEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 547; Location: 200 GAFFNEY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Lakes and reservoirs: Bens Lake (A), Lower Memorial Lake (B), Upper Memorial Lake (C).
Eglin AFB compared to Florida state average:
- Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
- Median age significantly below state average.
- Renting percentage significantly above state average.
- Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
- House age above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Eglin AFB:
- WFTW (1260 AM; 3 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- WBZR (1120 AM; daytime; 2 kW; DESTIN, FL; Owner: DESTINY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
- WFSH (1340 AM; 1 kW; VALPARAISO-NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: BAYOU COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
- WJGC (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: YESTERDAY'S RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
- WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
- WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
- WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
- WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
- WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
- WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Eglin AFB:
- WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- WNCV (100.3 FM; NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- WYZB (105.5 FM; MARY ESTHER, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- WPSM (91.1 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FT. WALTON BEACH EDUC. B/CNG FOUND.)
- WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- WMMK (92.1 FM; DESTIN, FL; Owner: GULF BREEZE MEDIA, INC.)
- WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WAAZ-FM (104.7 FM; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WWAV (102.1 FM; SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
- WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
- WMXZ (103.1 FM; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
- WSBZ (106.3 FM; MIRAMAR BEACH, FL; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
- WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Eglin AFB:
- W26BV (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD C. & LISA A. GOETZ)
- W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
- WFGX (Channel 35; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: TELEVISION FIT FOR LIFE, INC.)
- WAWD (Channel 58; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: RAINBOW 58 BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
- WDES-CA (Channel 48; DESTIN, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
- WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
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