Pensacola, FL


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Pensacola is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 53,193 people and 62 constituent neighborhoods, Pensacola is the 56th largest community in Florida.

Pensacola is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pensacola is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pensacola who work in sales jobs (13.06%), office and administrative support (12.84%), and management occupations (8.77%).

Pensacola is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In terms of college education, Pensacola is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.19% of adults in Pensacola have a college degree.

The per capita income in Pensacola in 2010 was $27,992, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,968 for a family of four. However, Pensacola contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pensacola is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pensacola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pensacola residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pensacola include English, Irish, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Pensacola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.