Nearby city: Fort Walton Beach Population: 11,874 Median family income: $71,888 Avg. school math score: 89.71 (State avg.: 68.43) Avg. school reading score: 89.71 (State avg.: 65.91)
The town of Niceville, once known as “Boggy”, is in Florida’s panhandle along the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay. It has parks, a youth center, and sports fields and is home to the Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival (mullet the fish, not the hairstyle), which attracts thousands of attendees each year.