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Escambia County, Florida

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Escambia County, Florida
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 315,534
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 315,534
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 297,620
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 297,619
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.8%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
68.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
23.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
3.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
64.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 33,692
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 4.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 142,471
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 60.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $126,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,188
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $378
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $928
Building permits, 2018 1,055
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 117,836
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 82.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 7.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 88.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 80.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 26.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 10.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 57.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 55.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 598,377
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,476,226
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,427,835
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,396,343
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,096,339
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,532
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 21.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $47,361
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $25,666
Persons in poverty, percent
16.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 6,813
Total employment, 2016 104,620
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 4,216,527
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 22,106
All firms, 2012 21,327
Men-owned firms, 2012 10,635
Women-owned firms, 2012 8,390
Minority-owned firms, 2012 5,704
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 14,673
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,713
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 17,127
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 453.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 656.46
FIPS Code 12033
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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