Escambia County Information

Escambia in Florida occupies 876 square miles and has a 2006 population of 295,426, a change from a 2000 population of 294,410 and 262,445 in 1990. 16% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.7% percent is 25-35, and 13% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,057 acts of violent crime reported in Escambia in 2004, a change from 1,825 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 4,329 people: 3.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4%.

Read more about Escambia, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyEscambia 
StateFlorida 
Land Area876 sq. milesRanked 1,029 of 3,140
Population 2006295,426Ranked 206 of 3,140
Population 2005295,624 
Population 2000294,410Ranked 192 of 3,140
Population 1990262,445Ranked 191 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion71.4% 
African American23% 
Asian American2.4% 
Native American.9% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.8% 
Population 5 to 1412.7% 
Population 15 to 2416% 
Population 25 to 3411.7% 
Population 35 to 4413% 
Population 45 to 5413.8% 
Population 55 to 6411.4% 
Population 65 to 748.3% 
Population 75 and up6.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,0571,825
Murders / Manslaughters19 
Forcible Rapes134 
Robberies370 
Aggravated Assaults1,534 
Total Property Crimes11,1499,448
Burglaries2,852 
Larceny Thefts7,513 
Motor Vehicle Thefts784 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population136,211132,487
Unemployed Population4,3295,338
Unemployment Rate3.2%4%

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