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Population (year 2000): 36,417. Estimated population in July 2005: 37,188 (+2.1% change)
Males: 17,683 (48.6%), Females: 18,734 (51.4%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $31,572 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Panama City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.3%)
  • Black (21.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (12.9%), Irish (10.2%), German (9.8%), English (9.0%), Italian (2.9%), French (2.6%).City, Florida

Elevation: 33 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles

Panama

For population 25 years and over in Panama City

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Panama City city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

3.2% Foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,292 (+3.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL (74.9 miles Dothan, pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Montgomery, (157.0 miles pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (668.4 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bayou, FL (2.7 miles Pretty Park, FL (3.6 miles Hiland FL (3.8 miles Springfield, Haven, FL (4.7 miles Lynn Grove, FL (4.8 miles Cedar FL (5.4 miles Parker, Grand Lagoon, FL (6.3 miles Upper FL Callaway, (6.4 miles

Latitude: 30.17 N, Longitude: 85.66 W

Area code: 850


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (14.2%), Retail trade (13.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,688 (+43.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,717 (57.5%)


 

Crime in Panama City by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 2 3 1 4
    per 100,000 11.0 5.5 8.2 2.7 11.0
Rapes 27 33 33 34 28
    per 100,000 74.1 90.6 90.6 93.4 76.9
Robberies 47 93 90 87 65
    per 100,000 129.1 255.4 247.1 238.9 178.5
Assaults 123 160 199 256 238
    per 100,000 337.8 439.4 546.4 703.0 653.5
Burglaries 380 424 536 490 446
    per 100,000 1043.5 1164.3 1471.8 1345.5 1224.7
Thefts 1,777 1,668 2,107 2,173 1,750
    per 100,000 4879.6 4580.3 5785.8 5967.0 4805.4
Auto thefts 157 123 139 155 133
    per 100,000 431.1 337.8 381.7 425.6 365.2
449.6 498.0 592.9 619.3 533.2

Average climate in Panama City, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Panama

Panama City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Panama City city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/20/1952, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Pete Oakley - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 6/28/49), Chase Walker - College football player (Florida Gators), Jon Mason - College basketball player (Florida A&M Rattlers), Tashia Morehead - WNBA player (Washington Mystics, born: May 27, 1983).


Hospitals/medical centers in Panama City:
  • BAY MEDICAL CENTER (615 N BONITA AVE)
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (449 W 23RD ST)
  • HEALTHSOUTH EMERALD COAST REHAB HOSP (1847 FLORIDA AVENUE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Panama City:
  • PANAMA CITY-BAY CO INTL (about 2 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; ID: PFN)
  • HURLBURT FIELD (about 73 miles; MARY ESTHER, FL; ID: HRT)
  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 81 miles; DOTHAN, AL; ID: DHN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Panama City:
  • COSTIN (about 40 miles; PORT ST JOE, FL; ID: A51)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY (about 45 miles; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; ID: F95)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 46 miles; BONIFAY, FL; ID: 1J0)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Transport and Terminals 24 $78,854 $39,427 1 $1,063
Streets and Highways 65 $158,806 $29,318 0 $0
Fire - Other 5 $15,612 $37,468 0 $0
Firefighters 79 $222,832 $33,847 0 $0
Police - Other 40 $86,366 $25,909 11 $3,955
Police Protection - Officers 97 $267,853 $33,136 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $39,148 $46,977 5 $7,144
Financial Administration 22 $65,997 $35,998 0 $0
Sewerage 40 $93,408 $28,022 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 26 $61,785 $28,516 0 $0
Water Supply 43 $95,985 $26,786 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $9,035 $36,140 4 $3,145
Parks and Recreation 34 $67,790 $23,925 7 $8,490
Solid Waste Management 39 $91,264 $28,081 0 $0
Totals for Government 527 $1,354,734 $30,847 28 $23,797
Colleges/Universities in Panama City:
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,140; Location: 5230 W HWY 98; Public)
  • TOM P HANEY TECHNICAL CENTER (FT enrollment: 342; Location: 3016 HWY 77; Public; Website: www.bay.k12.fl.us)
  • GOODING INSTITUTE OF NURSE ANESTHESIA (FT enrollment: 20; Location: 615 N BONITA AVE; Public; Website: www.baymedical.org/Gooding/gooding_main.htm; Offers Master's degree)
  • SEA SCHOOL (Location: 2015 W 15TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • SOWELL AVIATION CO INC (Location: 3469 AIRPORT RD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT; Private, for-profit)
  • GULF COAST SEMINARY (Location: 2240 EDGEWOOD DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gcbcs.com; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Panama City:
  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 76 miles; DOTHAN, AL; FT enrollment: 2,703)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 7,016)
  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 29,949)
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 10,991)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 108 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,036)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 110 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,282)
Public high schools in Panama City:
  • RUTHERFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,774; Location: 1000 SCHOOL AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,533; Location: 1200 HARRISON AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • A. D. HARRIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 819 E 11TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HANEY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 3016 HIGHWAY 77; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Panama City:
  • PANAMA CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 1104 BALBOA AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PANAMA CITY ADVANCED SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 3332 TOKEN ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 53; Location: 2511 EAST 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Panama City:
  • MERRITT BROWN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 949; Location: 5044 MERRITT BROWN WAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOZEMAN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 942; Location: 13410 HIGHWAY 77; Grades: PK - 09)
  • EVERITT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 897; Location: 608 SCHOOL AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JINKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 838; Location: 600 W 11TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROSENWALD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 836; Location: 924 BAY AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HILAND PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 831; Location: 2507 BALDWIN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TOMMY SMITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 813; Location: 5044 TOMMY SMITH DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BAY HAVEN CHARTER ACADEMY (Students: 804; Location: 922 HARRISON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 07)
  • PARKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 720; Location: 640 S HIGHWAY 22 - A; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 701; Location: 2001 NORTHSIDE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Panama City:
  • HOLY NATIVITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: 222 N. BONITA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST JOHN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 1005 FORTUNE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 929 S TYNDALL; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE ROCK SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 2413 N HARRIS AVE; Grades: KG - 10)
  • 1ST PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 61; Location: 100 E 7TH ST; Grades: KG - 4)
  • PANAMA CITY SDA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 1905 W 11TH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Panama City:
  • NORTHWEST REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,179,073; Location: 25 W GOVERNMENT STREET; 191,290 books; 2,182 audio materials; 2,719 video materials; 410 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
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Notable locations in Panama City: Panama Plaza (A), College Plaza (B), Saint Andrew Bay West Light 14 (C), Saint Andrews Plaza (D), Callaway Plaza (E), Bay County Public Library (F).

Shopping Centers: Panama City Mall (1), Cove Shopping Center (2), Eleventh Street Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Panama City include: Advent Christian Church (A), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (B), New Bethel Baptist Church (C), Apostolic Pentecostal Church (D), Cook Memorial Baptist Church (E), Galilean Baptist Church (F), Northside Church (G), Cove Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Kent Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Millville Cemetery (3), Evergreen Memorial Gardens (4), Redwood Cemetery (5), Bay Memorial Park (6), Oakland Cemetery (7).

Lakes: Caroline, Lake (A), Claire, Lake (B), Huntington, Lake (C), Ware, Lake (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Branch (A), Island Branch (B).

Parks in Panama City include: Cove Park (1), George Park (2), Gray Park (3), Oliver Stadium (4), Truesdell Park (5), Linos Park (6), Oakland Terrace Park (7).


Panama City compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Panama City:
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKGC (1480 AM; 1 kW; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPCF (1290 AM; 0 kW; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Panama City:
  • WYOO (101.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRBA (95.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WVVE (100.1 FM; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WILN (105.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WASJ (105.1 FM; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGC-FM (90.7 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W203BJ (88.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFBX (94.5 FM; PARKER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPBH (99.3 FM; MEXICO BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSW (89.1 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Panama City:
  • WPCY-LP (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50BP (Channel 50; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W36BU (Channel 36; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W14CN (Channel 14; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W54CU (Channel 54; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFN-CA (Channel 22; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFSG (Channel 56; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF FLORIDA)

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