Escambia County, Florida Population 2021

Escambia County, Florida's estimated population is 324,740 with a growth rate of 1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Escambia County, Florida is the 22nd largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 298,038 and has seen a growth of 8.96% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021324,7403,2121.00%
2020321,5283,2121.01%
2019318,3163,2121.02%
2018315,1041,8550.59%
2017313,2491,7760.57%
2016311,4732,1620.70%
2015309,3111,3510.44%
2014307,9601,2660.41%
2013306,6943,2711.08%
2012303,4234,0221.34%
2011299,4011,3630.46%
2010298,03835,24013.41%
1990262,79829,00412.41%
1980233,79428,46013.86%
1970205,33431,50518.12%
1960173,82961,12354.23%
1950112,70638,03950.94%
194074,66721,07339.32%
193053,5944,2088.52%
192049,38611,35729.86%
191038,0299,71634.32%
190028,3138,12540.25%
189020,1888,03266.07%
188012,1564,33955.51%
18707,8172,04935.52%
18605,7681,41732.57%
18504,3513588.97%
18403,99360717.93%
18303,3860.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.00%
County Website
State
Founded
July 21, 1821
County Seat
2010 Population
298,038
Growth Since 2010
8.96%
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Escambia County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White213,36868.06%
Black or African American68,73321.93%
Two or More Races16,4595.25%
Asian9,3672.99%
Some Other Race3,8271.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3010.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4360.14%
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Escambia County, Florida Population by Race

Escambia County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Escambia County, Florida Median Age

37.2


Total

35.1


Male

39.5


Female

Escambia County, Florida Adults

There are 247,878 adults, (51,909 of whom are seniors) in Escambia County, Florida.

Escambia County, Florida Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Escambia County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

158,334

50.51%

Male

155,157

49.49%

Escambia County, Florida Population by Age

Escambia County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Escambia County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
All62%38%
Male55.7%44.3%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female47.9%52.1%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Escambia County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All120,1042.4662
Married48,9933.1279.4
Non Family48,5391.2950.2
Female16,7023.6347.9
Male5,8703.3155.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Escambia County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,4172.57%
9th to 12th Grade14,6796.96%
High School Graduate57,44227.22%
Some College50,67724.01%
Associates Degree26,83512.71%
Bachelors Degree35,93817.03%
Graduate Degree20,0629.51%
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Escambia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Escambia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White145,424135,84343,836
Black42,55435,9385,739
Hispanic9,6707,6112,605
Asian6,8595,6532,054
2+ Races6,2915,5931,680
Other Race2,0781,368438
Native American1,017900130
Islander26115697

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 37.16%.

Escambia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,542$39,570$30,218
Less Than 9th Grade$20,456$21,688$18,563
High School Graduate$27,430$32,234$22,633
Some College$32,455$38,128$29,967
Bachelors Degree$45,159$54,970$38,700
Graduate Degree$57,687$75,430$47,839

$34,542

Average Earnings

$39,570

Average Male

$30,218

Average Female

Escambia County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Escambia County, Florida Language by Age

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Escambia County, Florida Language

93.02% of Escambia County, Florida residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Escambia County, Florida Language

Escambia County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White191,18819,0739.98%
Black65,15815,32123.51%
Multiple15,2643,43822.52%
Hispanic15,4353,24921.05%
Other3,32297429.32%
Asian8,6456697.74%
Islander40118245.39%
Native1,13713712.05%

14.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.61%

Male Poverty Rate

14.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Escambia County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Escambia County, Florida is Islander, with 45.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Escambia County, Florida is Asian, with 7.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.85%.

Escambia County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.99%
High School13.73%
Some College9.23%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%

Escambia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.42%
Female Unemployed27.18%
Female Employed7.66%
Male Employed6.71%

Escambia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Escambia County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,915$68,758
Families$64,880$82,983
Married Families$77,945$97,428
Non Families$34,920$45,610
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Income by Household Type

Escambia County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Escambia County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Escambia County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Escambia County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Escambia County, Florida Marital Status

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33,612

Number of Veterans

29,003

Male Veterans

4,609

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12,787
First Gulf War11,169
Second Gulf War8,787
Korea1,771
World War II556

Escambia County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 748,390
55 to 647,918
35 to 547,620
75+6,021
18 to 343,663

Escambia County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25,78015.26%
Black5,94512.03%
Hispanic1,46813.01%
2+ Races8029.43%
Asian5877.48%
Other Race29011.07%
Native American14814.08%
Islander6019.23%

Escambia County, Florida Veterans by Race

Escambia County, Florida Veterans by Education

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5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Escambia County, Florida Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Escambia County, Florida Employment by Age

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Escambia County, Florida Employment by Race

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Escambia County, Florida Employment by Education

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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45.84%

Born in Escambia County, Florida

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

2.37%

Non Citizen

2.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Escambia County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 45.84% having been born in Florida. 2.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Escambia County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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