Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area
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Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area

The Pensacola metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on Pensacola, Florida.

The Office of Management and Budget has designated Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan statistical area used for statistical purposes by the United States Census Bureau and other agencies.[1] The MSA's designated principal cities are Pensacola and the unincorporated census-designated places of Ferry Pass and Brent, all located in Escambia County.

The four incorporated cities within the MSA are Pensacola (Census 2000 population 56,255), Milton (7,045), Gulf Breeze (5,665) and Century (1,714). In 2009 the population of the MSA was 455,102.[2] The Pensacola Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area was first defined after the 1960 United States Census, and included Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Ferry Pass and Brent, which are unincorporated, were added as principal cities after the 2000 Census.


As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 448,991 people residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 75.3% White, 17.0% African American, 0.9% Native American, 2.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.2% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.


Personal income

The median income for a household in the MSA was $38,558, and the median income for a family was $44,319. Males had a median income of $32,966 versus $22,164 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $19,365.


Tourism in the Pensacola Bay area brings in about $552 million annually.[4]Palafox Place contains multiple venues for nightlife.




Commercial airports

Interstate Highways

Interstate 110

U.S. Highways

State Highways

Codes of metropolitan Pensacola

Area Codes

ZIP codes

The following is the list of ZIP codes for selected areas within the metropolitan area.

Escambia County

Santa Rosa County


Sports notables

The Pensacola metro-area is home to a number of sports figures: Emmitt Smith (NFL), Jerry Pate (PGA), Buck Showalter (MLB), Don Sutton (MLB), Elijah Williams (American football) (NFL), Derrick Brooks (NFL), Roy Jones, Jr. (Boxing), Michelle Snow (WNBA), Fred Robbins (NFL), Jay Bell (MLB), Josh Sitton (NFL), Reggie Evans (NBA), Vince Phillips (Boxing), Lawrence Tynes (NFL), Scooter Tucker (MLB), Marcus Richardson (CFL), Travis Fryman (MLB), Ron Stallworth (NFL), Mardye McDole (NFL), Boo Weekley (PGA), Justin Gatlin (Olympics), Jason McKie (NFL), Preston Hanna (MLB), Tom Sewell (NBA), Phil Hiatt (MLB), Jim Rivera (MLB), Smoke Gainer (Boxing), Horace Jones (NFL), Clifford Lett (NBA), Glen Metropolit (NHL), Cortland Finnegan (NFL), Omar Stoutmire (NFL), Talmadge Nunnari (MLB), Reggie Slack (CFL), Billy Lothridge (NFL), Beth Barr (Olympics), Reggie Johnson(NFL), Joe Durant (PGA), Nick Green (MLB), Joel Anthony (NBA), Trent Richardson (NFL), Alfred Morris (American football) (NFL), and Bubba Watson (PGA), Graham Gano (NFL), Greg Litton (MLB).


Museum of Naval Aviation



Sports teams

See also


  1. ^ Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Definitions - retrieved July 17, 2006
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009. Archived from the original (CSV) on July 9, 2010. Retrieved 2011. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ Fahrenthold, David A. (2 May 2010). "Obama to survey environmental damage in gulf". Washington, DC: Washington Pose. pp. A6. 

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