West Pensacola, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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West Pensacola, Florida - Basic Facts

The West Pensacola Census Designated Place had a population of 22,662 as of July 1, 2018. West Pensacola ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Pensacola is located at latitude 30.4267 and longitude -87.2681 in Escambia County. The formal boundaries for the West Pensacola Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Escambia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 75 feet.

The West Pensacola Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403008) 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 West Pensacola Census Designated Place is located within Pensacola CCD of Escambia County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Pensacola: Brownsville.

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West Pensacola, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,662
Population in Households 22,432
Population in Familes 16,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 230
Population Density2 3,160
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $30,435
Average Household Income $41,629
Per Capita Income $16,655


Total Housing Units 10,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,181 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,747 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,788 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $90,430
Average Home Value $125,616


Total Households 8,928
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,363
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 0.8%
Households 0.53% 0.73%
Families 0.48% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

West Pensacola, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Pensacola to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 182 80th
Population Density # 246 73rd
Diversity Index # 208 77th
Median Household Income # 877 5th
Per Capita Income # 825 10th

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