A town in Florida, Pensacola has a population of slightly less than 53,000. The city's population, with an average age of just over 39, skews younger than most cities in Florida. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 42% of residents rent. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $882/month, which is $271 a month less than the state average.
Averaging about 21 minutes, Pensacola's commute time is shorter than the state average of about 29 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 40% of workers, while public transit is not used extensively. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Many Pensacola residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 21% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $61K, Pensacola workers take home slightly less than their peers elsewhere in Florida. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Pensacola has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a Bachelor's or Associate's degree (23%) compared to the national average (19%). In addition, 7% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.