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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
West Pensacola is a suburb of with a population of 21,243. West Pensacola is in Escambia County. Living in West Pensacola offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Pensacola there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in West Pensacola and residents tend to lean liberal.
About West Pensacola...
Population
21,243

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$60,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$862
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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West Pensacola Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in West Pensacola

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$35,374
National
$55,322
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West Pensacola is an area of my hometown that could use some major improving. It isn't the worst part of Pensacola but it is far from the best. With the proper focus, time, attention, and financial backing in place with the specific area in mind, I believe it could definetely be a better area in no time.
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It's a low income part of town. I haven't witnessed much crime here though and the people and businesses are friendly. Very close to everything!
Access to beautiful beaches, stores and restaurants. Cost of living low. Plenty of housing available.