West Pensacola 62 Below average
West Pensacola Livability #756 ranked city in Florida#20,599 ranked city in the USARanks better than 29% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ West Pensacola Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- West Pensacola Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% lower than Florida
West Pensacola
8416% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
West Pensacola cost of living
F West Pensacola Crime Total crime is 57% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,38144% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3044% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
West Pensacola crime
F West Pensacola Employment Household income is 33% lower than Florida
Median household income
$32,58841% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,50141% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%100% higher than the US average
West Pensacola employment
D+ West Pensacola Housing Home value is 63% lower than Florida
Median home value
$62,50066% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$81614% lower than the US average
Home ownership
47%26% lower than the US average
West Pensacola real estate or West Pensacola rentals
D- West Pensacola Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
80%4% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
F West Pensacola User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in West Pensacola
Overall user rating
42% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
1% 1 total surveys
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      Living in West Pensacola, FL

      West Pensacola is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 20,382 inhabitants. Individuals of White (51%) and Black or African American (39%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. West Pensacola is very likely to be a great place to live for singles as only 49%, of the population (over fifteen) is classified as married.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in West Pensacola, Florida could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in West Pensacola and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare West Pensacola to Florida and the national average.

      West Pensacola, FL receives 64/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #793 in Florida and #19,357 in the USA. If we explore each of the categories on their own, we see that West Pensacola ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (A-) and weather (B+). West Pensacola does not fare well for the following: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in West Pensacola, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Assuming that West Pensacola meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in West Pensacola. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in West Pensacola are simply unattainable. The median home price for West Pensacola homes is $62,500, which is 62.5% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in West Pensacola, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 1.9, which is 44.1% lower than the Florida average.

      West Pensacola transportation information

      StatisticWest PensacolaFloridaNational
      Average one way commute20min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.3%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.0%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.9%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.8%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.9%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The West Pensacola, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).