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Freeport is a city in Walton County, Florida, United States. The population of the city was 1,190 as of the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 1,427. In 2005 population of the city was 1,474. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28.0 square kilometers out of which 27.9 square kilometers is occupied by land and 0.1 square kilometers is occupied by water area. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,190 people, 500 households, and 327 families residing in the city. The population density of the city is 42.6 per square kilometers. There were 563 housing units at an average density of 20.2 per square kilometers.
In the city the population was spread out with 26.0 percent under the age of 18, 8.7 percent from 18 to 24, 27.5 percent from 25 to 44, 23.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 13.9 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

Presently, Freeport experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of Florida. This fact has consolidated along with other adjacent cities, as a great alternative for residence.

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