Pensacola Metropolitan Area
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area|
|Largest city||Pensacola, Florida|
|Other cities||Navarre, Florida|
Gulf Breeze, Florida
Ferry Pass, Florida
Pensacola Beach, Florida
Perdido Key, Florida
Myrtle Grove, Florida
Walnut Hill, Florida
West Pensacola, Florida
Innerarity Point, Florida
Barrineau Park, Florida
|• Total||2,049 sq mi (5,310 km2)|
|Highest elevation||Jay Florida 290 ft (88.39 m)|
|• Rank||110 in the U.S.|
|• Density||219.12/sq mi (230.99/km2)|
The Pensacola metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on Pensacola, Florida. It is also known as the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) used for statistical purposes by the United States Census Bureau and other agencies. The Pensacola Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area was first defined after the 1960 United States Census, with Pensacola as the principal city, and included Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Ferry Pass and Brent, which are unincorporated census-designated places in Escambia County, were added as principal cities after the 2000 Census. The population of the MSA in the 2010 census was 448,991. The estimated population of the MSA was 502,629 in 2019.
The five incorporated cities within the MSA are Pensacola (Population: 51,923), Milton (8,866), Gulf Breeze (6,466), Century (1,786), and Jay (590). In addition, several unincorporated census-designated places account for a great number of the population. Most notable is Navarre (Population: 42,300); its population makes it the second largest community in the metro area, only behind Pensacola.
|Year||Escambia County, FL||Santa Rosa County, FL||Total|
As of the census of 2020, there were 509,905 people residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 70.2% White, 15.7% African American, 0.7% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 2.2% from other races, and 8.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.4% of the population.
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. Palafox Place contains multiple venues for nightlife.
|Airport||IATA code||ICAO code||County|
|Pensacola International Airport||PNS||KPNS||Escambia|
Main article: List of Florida area codes
The following is a list of ZIP codes for selected areas within the metropolitan area.
Santa Rosa County