Gulf Breeze, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Gulf Breeze, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Gulf Breeze had a population of 6,163 as of July 1, 2018. Gulf Breeze ranks in the lower 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 Gulf Breeze is located at latitude 30.3659 and longitude -87.1801 in Santa Rosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gulf Breeze (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.68 sq. miles and a water area of 18.88 sq. miles. Santa Rosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Gulf Breeze (GNIS ID: 2403769) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Gulf Breeze is located within Gulf Breeze CCD of Santa Rosa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gulf Breeze: Pensacola Shores, Town Point.

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Gulf Breeze, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,163
Population in Households 6,163
Population in Familes 4,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,317
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $92,628
Average Household Income $135,921
Per Capita Income $57,562


Total Housing Units 2,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,959 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 651 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $358,085
Average Home Value $487,660


Total Households 2,610
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,734
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 0.82% 1.12%
Households 0.79% 1.1%
Families 0.65% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Gulf Breeze, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gulf Breeze 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 # 416 55th
Population Density # 519 44th
Diversity Index # 845 8th
Median Household Income # 51 95th
Per Capita Income # 56 94th

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