Seaside

Experience the charm of luxurious coastal living at its finest.

Welcome to Seaside

Discover the enchanting allure of Seaside, a masterfully planned community nestled on Florida's mesmerizing Panhandle in Walton County, perfectly positioned between Panama City Beach and Destin. With its origins as one of the pioneering American communities modeled on the principles of New Urbanism, Seaside has firmly established its place in architectural discourse and housing industry narratives, drawing design aficionados from across the nation.
 
On April 18, 2012, Seaside etched its name in the annals of the American Institute of Architects' Florida Chapter, being included in the illustrious list of Florida Architecture: 100 Years. A testament to its architectural marvel, this acclaim further elevates Seaside's standing as a haven of design and planning excellence.
 

What to Love

  • Exclusive, pastel-hued beachfront homes
  • Iconic, whitewashed postal office
  • Architectural walkways leading to pristine sands
  • Unique marketplace, perfect for discerning sellers
  • A vibrant, eclectic, and charming community

Local Lifestyle

Seaside presents a captivating coastal lifestyle brimming with charm, diversity, and vibrancy. Nestled along the powdery white beaches of the Florida Panhandle and the iconic Highway 30A, this 80-acre master-planned community stands as a picturesque emblem between Destin and Panama City Beach. Architecture, color, and coastal charm coalesce in a stunning tapestry of living beauty.
 
Often referred to as the birthplace of New Urbanism, an architectural movement promoting environmentally friendly, walkable neighborhoods, Seaside has garnered multiple accolades. Recognitions include "Best Beach on Earth" for families by Travel + Leisure Magazine and "Top 10 Best Beaches in Florida" by USA Today. Seaside's pastel-colored houses, architecturally designed walkways, and the iconic whitewashed post office mark its unique charm and served as the idyllic backdrop for The Truman Show.
 

Dining and Entertainment

In the heart of Seaside, Bud and Alley's Great Southern Pickles Seaside Store stands as a culinary and shopping beacon. The impressive selection of pickles and the delectable flavors delight all palates. The store's friendly and helpful staff make every visit a delightful experience. Whether you're searching for unique, tasty souvenirs or exploring the rest of the store's offerings, Bud and Alley's is an essential stop on your Seaside itinerary.
 

Things to Do

Seaside brims with vibrant events and exciting landmarks. The annual Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K is a popular event that combines athletic spirit with community camaraderie.
 
The Seaside Chapel stands as a testament to the community's spiritual side, offering a serene space for reflection amidst the bustling beach life.
 
Ruskin Place offers a unique blend of art, culture, and commerce, inviting locals and visitors to explore its charming spaces. The Seaside Pavilion is a hub of community activities and performances, offering a lively venue for entertainment and cultural events.
 

Schools

Seaside is home to excellent educational institutions, including:
 

 

Overview for Seaside, FL

161 people live in Seaside, where the median age is 55 and the average individual income is $84,761. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

161

Total Population

55 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$84,761

Average individual Income

Around Seaside, FL

There's plenty to do around Seaside, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

60
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
67
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Distillery 98, For The Health Of It, and Wild Olives Bistro.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.73 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.17 miles 40 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.37 miles 14 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.37 miles 17 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Active 4.09 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.96 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Seaside, FL

Seaside has 112 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Seaside do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

161

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

55

Median Age

48.45 / 51.55%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
112

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$84,761

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Seaside, FL

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Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Seaside. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
5/5
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