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De Funiak Springs is a city in Walton County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Col. Fred DeFuniak, an official of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The latitude of De Funiak Springs is 30.721N. The longitude is -86.115W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 259 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,250.


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Median household income
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$24,516
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our De Funiak Springs demographic reports
Members of the Chautauqua Society of NY began coming here in 1885
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 70. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 13.3 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: dee-FEW-nee-ack

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9% of De Funiak Springs residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the De Funiak Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in De Funiak Springs was $13,298, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of De Funiak Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in De Funiak Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $277.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $669.


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Walton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our De Funiak Springs political report.

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The average commute time for De Funiak Springs workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in De Funiak Springs include Best Western Crossroads Inn, Days Inn, Ramada Limited Defuniak Springs, Super 8.

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