Pensacola, FL

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2022 Population
54,059
0.397% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.1
1.82% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.1%
7.86% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,722
14.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$248,100
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
25,423
1.21% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pensacola, FL had a population of 54.1k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $67,722. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pensacola, FL grew from 53,845 to 54,059, a 0.397% increase and its median household income grew from $59,119 to $67,722, a 14.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pensacola, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.49%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2%), and White (Hispanic) (1.87%).

None of the households in Pensacola, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Pensacola, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pensacola, FL are Pensacola State College (2,343 degrees awarded in 2022), Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers (65 degrees), and Adrian H. Wallace Barber Academy (27 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Pensacola, FL was $248,100, and the homeownership rate was 62.1%.

Most people in Pensacola, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Pensacola, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pensacola, FL is home to a population of 54.1k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.05% of Pensacola, FL residents were born outside of the country (2.19k people).

In 2022, there were 2.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.8k people) in Pensacola, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.97k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Pensacola, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pensacola, FL was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pensacola, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.8k ± 1.24k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 1.18k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 642
4.52%
Hispanic Population
2.44k people

In 2022, there were 2.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.8k people) in Pensacola, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.97k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.52% of the people in Pensacola, FL are hispanic (2.44k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.19k people
4.13%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.23k people

As of 2022, 4.05% of Pensacola, FL residents (2.19k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pensacola, FL was 4.13%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,456 ± 326
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,310 ± 312
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    840 ± 176

Pensacola, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pensacola, FL employs 25.4k people. The largest industries in Pensacola, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,277 people), Retail Trade (2,862 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,546 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($83,638), Manufacturing ($74,215), and Finance & Insurance ($69,298).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

25.4k
2022 Value
± 1,285
1.21%
1 Year growth
± 7.11%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pensacola, FL grew at a rate of 1.21%, from 25.1k employees to 25.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pensacola, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,838 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,660 people), and Management Occupations (2,512 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pensacola, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25.4k
2022 Value
± 1,285
1.21%
1 Year growth
± 7.11%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pensacola, FL grew at a rate of 1.21%, from 25.1k employees to 25.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pensacola, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,277 people), Retail Trade (2,862 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,546 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pensacola, FL, though some of these residents may live in Pensacola, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,559
Median earning men ± $5,625
$41,372
Median earning women ± $2,155

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,025), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,604), and Manufacturing ($73,692).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($79,545), Public Administration ($74,444), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,243).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Pensacola, FL awarded 2,435 degrees. The student population of Pensacola, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,886 male students and 5,181 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pensacola, FL are White (1,502 and 62.7%), followed by Black or African American (454 and 19%), Hispanic or Latino (185 and 7.73%), and Two or More Races (182 and 7.6%).

The largest universities in Pensacola, FL by number of degrees awarded are Pensacola State College (2,343 and 96.2%), Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers (65 and 2.67%), and Adrian H. Wallace Barber Academy (27 and 1.11%).

The most popular majors in Pensacola, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,036 and 42.5%), Registered Nursing (259 and 10.6%), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (148 and 6.08%).

The median tuition cost in Pensacola, FL for a public four year colleges is $1,888 for in-state students and $7,551 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2015 in Pensacola, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 96.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 44.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 8,067 (35.8% men and 64.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 8,067 students enrolled in Pensacola, FL, 35.8% men and 64.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,907 records, of which 63.2% were women and 36.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,036 degrees awarded
  2. 205 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pensacola, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,036 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,343 degrees awarded
  2. 65 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pensacola State College with 2,343 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 768 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pensacola, FL, which is 0.461 times less than the 1,667 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,502 degrees mean that there were 3.31 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 454 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($1,888) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($477) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pensacola, FL was $248,100 in 2022, which is 0.88 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $220,000 to $248,100, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Pensacola, FL is 62.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pensacola, FL have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pensacola, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pensacola, FL is $67,722. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Pensacola, FL was Census Tract 9 with a value of $98,914, followed by Census Tract 10.01 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $96,469 and $84,479.

Property

$248,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,296
$15,382
Median Property Taxes
±$1,002

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pensacola, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.1%
Homeownership
2022
66.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.1% of the housing units in Pensacola, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9
  2. Census Tract 10.01
  3. Census Tract 5

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pensacola, FL was Census Tract 9 with a value of $98,914, followed by Census Tract 10.01 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $96,469 and $84,479.

The following map shows all of the places in Pensacola, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$67,722
Median Household Income
± $3,898
24.8k
Number of Households
± 1,248

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.8k households in Pensacola, FL grew to $67,722 from the previous year's value of $59,119.

The following chart displays the households in Pensacola, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pensacola, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.72%)

In 2022, 73.6% of workers in Pensacola, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.72%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pensacola, FL have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Pensacola, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pensacola, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pensacola, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pensacola, FL (7.53k out of 53.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pensacola, FL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89% of the population of Pensacola, FL has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 13.8% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 3.52% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Escambia County, FL see 1343 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.38% decrease from the previous year (1390 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1439 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 464 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,343 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Escambia County, FL

Primary care physicians in Escambia County, FL see an average of 1,343 patients per year. This represents a 3.38% decrease from the previous year (1,390 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Escambia County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.6% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
41.3%
Employer Coverage
13.8%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
3.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pensacola, FL grew by 2.67% from 10.7% to 11%.

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