Escambia County AL Information


Escambia County Subdivisions

Escambia County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,163
Population in Households 35,950
Population in Familes 29,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,213
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 14,315
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 9,718
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,160 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,155 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,462 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $94,976
Average Home Value $122,377


Median Household Income $31,892
Average Household Income $45,747
Per Capita Income $18,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.19%
Households 0.18% 0.08%
Families 0.02% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Escambia County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escambia County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 32 54th
Population Density1 # 39 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 11 84th
Median Household Income # 54 21st
Per Capita Income # 56 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.