West Pensacola, Florida Population 2020

21,243
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West Pensacola is a city located in Florida. West Pensacola has a 2020 population of 21,243. West Pensacola is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,339 in 2010. West Pensacola reached it's highest population of 21,339 in 2010.

The average household income in West Pensacola is $41,049 with a poverty rate of 19.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $862 per month, and the median house value is $60,800. The median age in West Pensacola is 36.7 years, 34.8 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

West Pensacola Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Pensacola was:

  • White: 54.99%
  • Black or African American: 36.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.31%
  • Asian: 2.09%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.06%
The current population of West Pensacola, Florida is 21,243, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,243.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,339.

West Pensacola, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,68254.99%
Black or African American7,74336.45%
Two or More Races1,1295.31%
Asian4432.09%
Some Other Race1990.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.06%
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West Pensacola Population Pyramid 2020

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West Pensacola Median Age

36.7


Total

34.8


Male

39


Female

West Pensacola Adults

There are 16,358 adults, (3,574 of whom are seniors) in West Pensacola.

West Pensacola Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Pensacola Sex Ratio

Female

11,253

52.97%

Male

9,990

47.03%

West Pensacola Households and Families

West Pensacola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Pensacola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.2%32.8%
All47%53%
Non Family40.1%59.9%
Female38.6%61.4%
Male38.3%61.7%

47.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7402.4247
Non Family4,2091.2640.1
Married2,3453.2767.2
Female1,654438.6
Male5322.8838.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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West Pensacola Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5223.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,69511.70%
High School Graduate5,24636.21%
Some College3,40923.53%
Associates Degree1,95213.47%
Bachelors Degree1,2108.35%
Graduate Degree4533.13%
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West Pensacola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3417,1941,088
Black4,8794,051327
Hispanic467422107
Asian40632893
Multiple Races33823048
Other Race11511565
Islander3524
Native American1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 56.52%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,756$29,228$25,247
Less Than High School$20,648$21,044$19,537
High School Grad$25,686$29,018$21,532
Some College$27,280$30,535$26,394
Bachelors Degree$36,466$56,451$35,476
Graduate Degree$34,929$$34,304

$26,756

Average Earnings

$29,228

Average Male

$25,247

Average Female

West Pensacola Language

West Pensacola Language by Age

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West Pensacola Language

93.62% of West Pensacola residents speak only English, while 6.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

West Pensacola Poverty

West Pensacola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,7191,79023.19%
White10,9461,70215.55%
Multiple1,12239034.76%
Asian44312528.22%
Hispanic8139111.19%
Native1212100.00%
Other19952.51%

19.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.67%

Male Poverty Rate

18.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Pensacola

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Pensacola is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Pensacola is Other, with 2.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.48%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.65%
High School14.42%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.52%
Female Unemployed32.63%
Male Employed7.72%
Female Employed7.01%

West Pensacola Income

West Pensacola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,374$41,049
Families$42,485$48,371
Married Families$50,757-
Non Families$27,504$31,905
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West Pensacola Marital Status

West Pensacola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Pensacola Married by Age and Sex

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West Pensacola Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Pensacola Marital Status by Race

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West Pensacola Veterans

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2,023

Number of Veterans

1,786

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam969
First Gulf War567
Second Gulf War299
Korea47
World War II41
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74656
75+417
55 to 64386
18 to 34307
35 to 54257
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,32213.82%
Black63011.23%
Hispanic459.15%
Asian286.47%
Hawaiian2468.57%
2 or More194.10%

West Pensacola Veterans by Education

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5.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Pensacola Employment Status

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.45%

Born in Florida

96.76%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.76% of West Pensacola residents were born in the United States, with 51.45% having been born in Florida. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,2430.00%
201921,2430.00%
201821,2439294.57%
201720,314-68-0.33%
201620,382-156-0.76%
201520,5389674.94%
201419,571-247-1.25%
201319,818250.13%
201219,793-409-2.02%
201120,202-1,137-5.33%
201021,3390.00%