Shalimar, Florida

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Shalimar, Florida

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High Points

Shalimar strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Shalimar Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Shalimar Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Shalimar People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Shalimar College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Shalimar Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Shalimar Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Shalimar Well-Paid Single Men
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% Shalimar Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% Shalimar Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Shalimar, Florida

Comparing Shalimar to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Racial Diversity 9 3
Age of the Population 8 6
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 9
Low Violent Crime 6 9

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Shalimar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles E of Pensacola, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 211 miles E of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Okaloosa
Metro Area Fort Walton Beach
Standard Zip Codes 32579
Phone Area Codes 850
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.445
Longitude -86.579

Shalimar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 69.2 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.9 inches
Distance 55.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 60 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 68.6 inches
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Shalimar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 718 100%
Male 347 48.3%
Female 371 51.7%
Under 18 179 24.9%
18+ 539 75.1%
65+ 79 11%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.94
White 642 89.4%
African-American 42 5.8%
Asian 18 2.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 6 0.8%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.8%

Estimated Shalimar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 733
Growth 15
Growth % 2.1%

Shalimar Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 21.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.2%
German 11.4%
English 10.1%
Irish 8.3%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Italian 3.8%
Polish 2.5%
Norwegian 2.3%
French Canadian 2.3%
European 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
Lebanese 1.5%
British 1.3%
Russian 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
Greek 0.6%
Haitian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.4%
Iranian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shalimar 718 $70,250
Crestview 14,766 $38,824
Destin 11,119 $60,498
Fort Walton Beach 19,973 $45,791
Mary Esther 4,055 $47,917
Niceville 11,684 $51,627
Valparaiso 6,408 $46,411
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