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Escambia County
  • County in Florida

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B+

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Escambia County is located in Florida with a population of 316,691. Escambia County is one of the best places to live in Florida. In Escambia County, most residents own their homes. In Escambia County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Escambia County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Escambia County are above average.

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Population
316,691

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,020
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    408.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    53.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    127.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    558.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,107
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    168.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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