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Crestview is a city in Okaloosa County, in the Fort Walton Beach metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for its location on a peak of a woodland range

The latitude of Crestview is 30.761N. The longitude is -86.57W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 236 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,826.


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Median household income
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$33,122
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Crestview demographic reports
Crestview is between the Yellow and Shoal rivers
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 60. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
In a 2006 study, AllBusiness named Fort Walton Beach - Crestview - Destin as the No. 9 best metro for women entrepreneurs.

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Nearby parks & recreation: Blackwater River State Forest

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12% of Crestview residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crestview ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crestview was $15,479, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Crestview residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Crestview, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $785.


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Libraries in Crestview include Robert L.F. Sikes Public Library ... View libraries

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Okaloosa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crestview political report.

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The average commute time for Crestview workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Crestview between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 5.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Crestview include Comfort Inn, Days Inn of Crestview, Econo Lodge, Jameson Inn, Super 8 Motel.

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