Myrtle Grove, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Myrtle Grove, Florida - Basic Facts

The Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 16,791 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Myrtle Grove is located at latitude 30.4145 and longitude -87.3028 in Escambia County. The formal boundaries for the Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Escambia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403322) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place is located within Pensacola CCD of Escambia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Myrtle Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Myrtle Grove, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,791
Population in Households 14,842
Population in Familes 11,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,949
Population Density1 2,527
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 6,157
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,830
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,266 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,892 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,104 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $114,232
Average Home Value $147,941


Median Household Income $40,231
Average Household Income $50,179
Per Capita Income $21,252
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.85%
Households 0.49% 0.82%
Families 0.34% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Myrtle Grove, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Myrtle Grove to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 214 77th
Population Density1 # 300 67th
Diversity Index2 # 291 68th
Median Household Income # 597 35th
Per Capita Income # 615 33rd

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