Panama City demographics profile

StatisticPanama CityFloridaNational
Population36,65419,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,05029491
Median age40.841.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%38%43%
Speak English91%72%79%
Speak Spanish5%21%13%
Panama City, FL has a population of 36,654 and is the 1,149th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,050 per sq mi which is 258% higher than the Florida average and 1059% higher than the national average. The median age in Panama City is 41 which is approximately 2% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Panama City, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 47% of Panama City residents were born in Florida, 44% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Panama City is 258% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Panama City is 2% lower than Florida.
  • In Panama City 72.91% of the population is White.
  • In Panama City 19.61% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Panama City 2.89% of the population is Asian.

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Panama City population breakdown by race

RacePanama CityFloridaNational
White72.91%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American19.61%16.14%12.63%
Asian2.89%2.61%5.22%
American Indian0.37%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race3.94%2.48%3.06%
Other race0.28%2.54%4.75%
In Panama City, 7.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Panama City, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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