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Population (year 2000): 56,255. Estimated population in July 2005: 54,055 (-3.9% change)
Males: 26,416 (47.0%), Females: 29,839 (53.0%)

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Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $34,779 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Pensacola:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.7%)
  • Black (30.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (11.0%), German (10.5%), Irish (10.0%), United States (7.7%), French (3.2%), Italian (3.1%).

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Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 22.7 square miles

Pensacola,

For population 25 years and over in Pensacola

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pensacola city

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

3.7% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,132 (-5.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Montgomery, (147.7 miles pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (563.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: FL (1.5 miles Goulding, FL (3.6 miles Brent, Pensacola, FL West (3.6 miles Pass, FL (5.2 miles Ferry Breeze, FL (5.7 miles Gulf FL (6.5 miles Bellview, Grove, FL (6.5 miles Myrtle FL (6.6 miles Warrington,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 139 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1997: 99 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 1999: 102 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2001: 77 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2002: 116 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2004: 160 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $211,900

Latitude: 30.44 N, Longitude: 87.21 W

Area code: 850


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.3%), Retail trade (12.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +27,899 (+49.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,721 (51.7%)


 

Crime in Pensacola by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 3 1 4 1
    per 100,000 1.8 5.3 1.8 7.1 1.8
Rapes 28 41 36 41 32
    per 100,000 49.8 72.9 64.0 72.9 56.9
Robberies 102 93 101 83 85
    per 100,000 181.3 165.3 179.5 147.5 151.1
Assaults 307 382 322 247 299
    per 100,000 545.7 679.1 572.4 439.1 531.5
Burglaries 576 676 622 600 615
    per 100,000 1023.9 1201.7 1105.7 1066.6 1093.2
Thefts 2,052 1,625 1,912 1,919 1,761
    per 100,000 3647.7 2888.6 3398.8 3411.3 3130.4
Auto thefts 190 112 127 106 142
    per 100,000 337.7 199.1 225.8 188.4 252.4
429.8 435.5 427.1 394.5 398.1


Average climate in Pensacola, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pensacola,

Pensacola-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1956, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Pensacola city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/30/1967, a category 3 tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Derrick Brooks - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Apr 18, 1973), Emmitt Smith - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: May 15, 1969), Fred Robbins - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Mar 25, 1977), John Webb - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: May 23, 1979), Nick Green - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Sep 10, 1978), Omar Stoutmire - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Jul 9, 1974), Joe Durant - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 4/7/64), Alex Gordon - College basketball player (Vanderbilt Commodores), Ben Charles Padilla - (born 1952), disappeared pilot, Michelle Snow - WNBA player (Houston Comets, born: Mar 20, 1980).


Main business address for: GULF POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Pensacola:
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL (1000 WEST MORENO STREET)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (5151 N 9 AVE)
  • WEST FLORIDA HOSPITAL (8383 N DAVIS HIGHWAY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pensacola:
  • PENSACOLA REGIONAL (about 3 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; ID: PNS)
  • HURLBURT FIELD (about 37 miles; MARY ESTHER, FL; ID: HRT)
  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 61 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: BFM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pensacola:
  • FERGUSON (about 10 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; ID: 82J)
  • COASTAL (about 14 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; ID: 83J)
  • PETER PRINCE FIELD (about 21 miles; MILTON, FL; ID: 2R4)

Amtrak station:
PENSACOLA (980 E. HEINBURG ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

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
Police - Other 28 $76,582 $32,820 8 $3,472
Firefighters 137 $519,553 $45,508 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $3,768 $22,608 2 $1,506
Streets and Highways 45 $128,773 $34,339 2 $2,520
Airports 44 $120,619 $32,896 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 12 $48,221 $48,221 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 60 $145,207 $29,041 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 126 $221,557 $21,100 52 $28,859
Housing and Community Development(Local) 56 $172,603 $36,986 0 $0
Gas Supply 108 $322,113 $35,790 0 $0
Local Libraries 31 $84,542 $32,725 39 $39,775
Other and Unallocable 11 $25,326 $27,628 0 $0
Sewerage 33 $88,551 $32,200 0 $0
Financial Administration 75 $232,895 $37,263 4 $6,507
Other Government Administration 31 $134,633 $52,116 12 $14,747
Judicial and Legal 6 $21,407 $42,814 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 197 $615,910 $37,517 0 $0
Totals for Government 1002 $2,962,261 $35,476 119 $97,385


Colleges/Universities in Pensacola:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (Full-time enrollment: 6,282; Location: 11000 UNIVERSITY PKY; Public; Website: uwf.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 6,036; Location: 1000 COLLEGE BLVD; Public)
  • GEORGE STONE AREA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER (FT enrollment: 445; Location: 2400 LONGLEAF DR; Public)
  • MEDICAL CAREER CENTER (FT enrollment: 140; Location: 19 W GARDEN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • RTI TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 59; Location: 1412 W FAIRFIELD DR; Private, for-profit)
  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF ULTRASOUND INC (FT enrollment: 43; Location: 8800 UNIVERSITY PKY STE 4A; Private, for-profit)
  • PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Location: BOX 18000; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • PENSACOLA BIBLE INSTITUTE (Location: 1171 JOJO RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • FLORIDA SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 9011 N DAVIS HWY; Private, for-profit)
  • GULF COAST INSTITUTE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT (Location: 4630 NW ST; Private, for-profit)
  • ACADEMY OF NAIL SCULPTURING (Location: 1810 CREIGHTON RD; Private, for-profit)
  • WEST FLORIDA BAPTIST INSTITUTE (Location: 6812 LILLIAN HWY; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pensacola:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 48 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,582)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; MOBILE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 70 miles; MOBILE, AL; FT enrollment: 9,082)
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 110 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 129 miles; TROY, AL; FT enrollment: 9,143)
Public high schools in Pensacola:
  • ESCAMBIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,719; Location: 1310 N 65TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WASHINGTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,693; Location: 6000 COLLEGE PARKWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PENSACOLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,668; Location: 500 W MAXWELL STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PINE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,566; Location: 2500 LONGLEAF DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • W. J. WOODHAM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,334; Location: 150 E BURGESS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL/TECHNICAL (Students: 956; Location: 2400 LONGLEAF DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RUBY J. GAINER CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: P. O. BOX 19014; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Pensacola:
  • PENSACOLA CATHOLIC HIGH SCH (Students: 635; Location: 3043 WEST SCOTT STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • EAST HILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 1600 E MORENO STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
  • JUBILEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 259; Location: 5910 NORTH W ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ALETHEIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 221; Location: 1700 WOODCHUCK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GULF COAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 115; Location: 3685 MULDOON RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PENSACOLA LIBERAL ARTS (Students: 52; Location: 1550 N 13TH AVE; Grades: 8 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Pensacola:
  • JIM C. BAILEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,645; Location: 4110 BAUER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BELLVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,193; Location: 6201 MOBILE HIGHWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FERRY PASS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,014; Location: 8355 YANCEY AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • J. H. WORKMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 923; Location: 6299 LANIER DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HELLEN CARO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 911; Location: 12551 MEADSON ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WARRINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 838; Location: 450 S OLD CORRY FIELD ROA; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • R. C. LIPSCOMB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 819; Location: 10200 ASHTON BROSNAHAM DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BLUE ANGELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 756; Location: 1551 DOG TRACK ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BELLVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 751; Location: 4425 BELLVIEW AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BROWNSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 3700 W AVERY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Pensacola:
  • EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL OF CHRIST (Students: 368; Location: 223 N. PALAFOX ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CREATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 303; Location: 3151 HYDE PARK ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 3121 HYDE PARK ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 1603 N 12TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 325 SOUTH NAVY BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LITTLE FLOWER SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: PO BOX 3009; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ESCAMBIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: PO BOX 17449; Grades: PK - 8)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 333 COMMERCE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI EARLY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 1010 N 12TH AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • BEULAH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 58; Location: 6200 W 9 MILE RD; Grades: PK - 11)
Library in Pensacola:
  • WEST FLORIDA REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,925,817; Location: 200 WEST GREGORY STREET; 360,285 books; 36,397 audio materials; 14,667 video materials; 768 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Pensacola: Muscogee Wharf (A), Pensacola Port Authority (B), Belvedere Park Plaza (C), Town 'N Country Plaza (D).

Shopping Centers: Ninth and Fairfield Shopping Center (1), Palafox Shopping Center (2), Pensacola Outlet Mall (3), Cordova Mall (4), Beach Road Shopping Center (5), Delmar Shopping Center (6), University Mall (7).

Churches in Pensacola include: Church of Leonard Street (A), Circle Baptist Church (B), Metropolitan Baptist Church (C), Airport Boulevard Baptist Church (D), Mount Canaan Baptist Church (E), Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (G), Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Roberts Cemetery (1), Holy Cross Cemetery (2), Clopton Cemetery (3), New Hope Cemetery (4), Saint Michaels Cemetery (5), Saint Johns Cemetery (6), Bayview Memorial Park (7).

Creek: Carpenter Creek (A).

Parks in Pensacola include: Seville Square (1), Legion Field (2), Lions Park (3), Pintado Park (4), Wayside Park (5), Miraflores Park (6).


Pensacola compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Pensacola:
  • WZNO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 1230-AM)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNN (790 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBSR (1450 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: EASY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WVTJ (610 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 610-AM)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pensacola:
  • WRRX (106.1 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • W204BW (88.7 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTGF (90.5 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPFL (105.1 FM; CENTURY, FL; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pensacola:
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WRBD-LP (Channel 8; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • W47CG (Channel 47; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBQP-CA (Channel 12; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VERNON WATSON)
  • W39BP (Channel 39; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA ACTS, INC.)
  • W46CK (Channel 46; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • W19CO (Channel 19; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGHA-LP (Channel 66; GULF SHORES , ETC., AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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