Escambia County FL Information


Escambia County Subdivisions

Escambia County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 314,842
Population in Households 293,973
Population in Familes 229,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,869
Population Density1 480
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 120,604
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 76,169
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 142,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72,347 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 48,257 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,067 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $138,613
Average Home Value $191,560


Median Household Income $42,821
Average Household Income $59,222
Per Capita Income $24,404
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.94%
Households 0.59% 0.87%
Families 0.45% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Escambia County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escambia County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 73rd
Population Density1 # 15 79th
Diversity Index2 # 25 64th
Median Household Income # 37 46th
Per Capita Income # 32 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.