Escambia County FL Information

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Escambia County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Escambia County FL Housing Affordability Index is 144
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Escambia County FL Wealth Index is 71
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 322,351 (100%)
Population in Households 304,349 (94.4%)
Population in Families 237,352 (73.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18,002 ( 5.6%)
Population Density 491
Diversity Index2 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,284
Average Household Income $67,235
Per Capita Income $26,677
Wealth Index4 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 145,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73,240 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 51,756 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,403 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $172,049
Housing Affordability Index3 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 124,996
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 78,869
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.87% 0.86%
Households 0.79% 0.83%
Families 0.69% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

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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, 2019 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 # 20 72nd
Population Density # 16 78th
Diversity Index # 24 66th
Median Household Income # 35 49th
Per Capita Income # 31 55th

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