Garcon Point, Florida

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Population in 2010: 347.
Males: 114  (33.0%)
Females: 233  (67.0%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $59,682
Garcon Point:

$59,682
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,243

Garcon Point CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $169,200
Garcon Point:

$169,200
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $270,616; Detached houses: $268,589
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  • Races in Garcon Point, FL (2010)

    Garcon Point races chart
    • 31490.5%White alone
    • 133.7%Hispanic
    • 102.9%Black alone
    • 61.7%Asian alone
    • 20.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races

Races in Garcon Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Garcon Point: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (40.1%), Italian (24.2%), Irish (14.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Garcon Point:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 39.3%

For population 15 years and over in Garcon Point CDP:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 76.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pensacola, FL (7.8 miles , pop. 56,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (138.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (498.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Dickerson City, FL (1.0 miles) , Avalon, FL (2.0 miles ), Mulat, FL (2.4 miles ), Tiger Point, FL (2.6 miles ), Oriole Beach, FL (2.7 miles ), Ferry Pass, FL (2.7 miles ), Pensacola, FL (2.8 miles ), Floridatown, FL (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 30.48 N, Longitude: 87.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Garcon Point household income distribution Garcon Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (47%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (27%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Garcon Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Garcon Point-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Garcon Point place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1962, a category F3 tornado 10.0 miles away from the place center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garcon Point-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.6 miles away from Garcon Point center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 202.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.4 miles away from Garcon Point center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Rosa County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Garcon Point:

  • BAYSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • BAY BREEZE NURSING AND RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GULF BREEZE, FL)
  • COVENANT HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • RCG - SACRED HEART - ADULT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • HAVEN OF OUR LADY OF PEACE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF PENSACOLA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF THE PANHANDLE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)

Amtrak station near Garcon Point:

  • 9 miles: PENSACOLA (980 E. HEINBURG ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garcon Point:

  • Pensacola State College (about 7 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 10 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 36 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 37 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 49 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 60 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 67 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

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Notable location: Avalon Mulat Volunteer Fire Department Substation 12 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Santa Rosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.418
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.39. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.39
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Garcon Point CDP (based on Santa Rosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,426116
Mainline Protestant15,73123
Catholic6,6673
Other1,80711
Black Protestant4273
None84,314-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Santa Rosa County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Santa Rosa County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Santa Rosa County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Rosa County:

21.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

14.0%

10.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.62%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,698 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.34%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Escambia County, FL  2.36% ($35,476 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  1.30% ($35,173)
from Duval County, FL  0.12% ($48,515)


9.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.29% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,342 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.29%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Escambia County, FL  2.26% ($34,601 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  1.09% ($34,435)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($51,664)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garcon Point:

  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WPNN (790 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • WZNO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 1230-AM)
  • WBSR (1450 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: EASY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WVTJ (610 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 610-AM)
  • WECM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garcon Point:

  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W204BW (88.7 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRRX (106.1 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTGF (90.5 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Garcon Point:

  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBD-LP (Channel 8; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W47CG (Channel 47; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W46CK (Channel 46; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W39BP (Channel 39; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA ACTS, INC.)
  • WBQP-CA (Channel 12; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VERNON WATSON)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W19CO (Channel 19; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGHA-LP (Channel 66; GULF SHORES , ETC., AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Garcon Point compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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