Pensacola metropolitan area

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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
Map of Pensacola Metropolitan Area

Common name: Pensacola Metropolitan Area
Largest city Pensacola, Florida
Other cities Milton, Florida
Gulf Breeze, Florida
Navarre, Florida
Jay, Florida
Pace, Florida
Ensley, Florida
Warrington, Florida
Brent, Florida
Ferry Pass, Florida
McDavid, Florida
Pensacola Beach, Florida
Cantonment, Florida
Perdido Key, Florida
Myrtle Grove, Florida
Walnut Hill, Florida
West Pensacola, Florida
Molino, Florida
Innerarity Point, Florida
Goulding, Florida
Gonzalez, Florida
Barrineau, Florida
Beulah, Florida
Population  Ranked 110 in the U.S.
 – Total 448,991 (2010 ces.)
 – Density 598/sq. mi. 
230.99/km2
Area 204,914 sq. mi.
5,308 km2
Country  United States
State(s)  Florida
Elevation   
 – Highest point Sunny Hill 205 feet (62.484 m)
 – Lowest point feet ( m)

The Pensacola metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on Pensacola, Florida.

The Office of Management and Budget has designated Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan statistical area used for statistical purposes by the United States Census Bureau and other agencies.[1] The MSA's designated principal cities are Pensacola and the unincorporated census-designated places of Ferry Pass and Brent, all located in Escambia County.

The four incorporated cities within the MSA are Pensacola (Census 2000 population 56,255), Milton (7,045), Gulf Breeze (5,665) and Century (1,714). In 2009 the population of the MSA was 455,102.[2] The Pensacola Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area was first defined after the 1960 United States Census, and included Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Ferry Pass and Brent, which are unincorporated, were added as principal cities after the 2000 Census.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 448,991 people residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 75.26% White, 17.04% African American, 0.88% Native American, 2.44% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 1.16% from other races, and 3.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.58% of the population.

Economy[edit]

Personal income[edit]

The median income for a household in the MSA was $38,558, and the median income for a family was $44,319. Males had a median income of $32,966 versus $22,164 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $19,365.

Tourism[edit]

Tourism in the Pensacola Bay area brings in about $552 million annually.[4] Palafox Place contains multiple venues for nightlife.

Beaches[edit]

Retail[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Commercial airports[edit]

Airport IATA code ICAO code County
Pensacola International Airport PNS KPNS Escambia

Interstate Highways[edit]

Interstate 110

U.S. Highways[edit]

State Highways[edit]

Codes of metropolitan Pensacola[edit]

Area Codes[edit]

ZIP codes[edit]

The following is the list of ZIP codes for select areas within the metropolitan area.

Escambia County

Santa Rosa County

Notables[edit]

Sports notables[edit]

The Pensacola metro-area is home to a number of sports figures: Emmitt Smith (NFL), Jerry Pate (PGA), Buck Showalter (MLB), Don Sutton (MLB), Elijah Williams (American football) (NFL), Derrick Brooks (NFL), Roy Jones, Jr. (Boxing), Michelle Snow (WNBA), Fred Robbins (NFL), Jay Bell (MLB), Josh Sitton (NFL), Reggie Evans (NBA), Vince Phillips (Boxing), Lawrence Tynes (NFL), Scooter Tucker (MLB), Marcus Richardson (CFL), Travis Fryman (MLB), Ron Stallworth (NFL), Mardye McDole (NFL), Boo Weekley (PGA), Justin Gatlin (Olympics), Jason McKie (NFL), Preston Hanna (MLB), Tom Sewell (NBA), Phil Hiatt (MLB), Jim Rivera (MLB), Smoke Gainer (Boxing), Horace Jones (NFL), Clifford Lett (NBA), Glen Metropolit (NHL), Cortland Finnegan (NFL), Omar Stoutmire (NFL), Talmadge Nunnari (MLB), Reggie Slack (CFL), Billy Lothridge (NFL), Beth Barr (Olympics), Reggie Johnson(NFL), Joe Durant (PGA), Nick Green (MLB), Joel Anthony (NBA), Trent Richardson (NFL), Alfred Morris (American football) (NFL), and Bubba Watson (PGA).

Culture[edit]

Museums[edit]

Museum of Naval Aviation

Sports[edit]

Sports teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Definitions - retrieved July 17, 2006
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009. Retrieved March 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Fahrenthold, David A. (2 May 2010). "Obama to survey environmental damage in gulf". Washington, DC: Washington Pose. pp. A6.