Gulf Breeze, Florida

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Population in 2017: 6,528 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.2%
 
Males: 3,326  (51.0%)
Females: 3,202  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32561.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,843 (it was $52,522 in 2000)
Gulf Breeze:

$82,843
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,679 (it was $34,688 in 2000)

Gulf Breeze city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $292,255 (it was $145,900 in 2000)
Gulf Breeze:

$292,255
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $241,548; detached houses: $253,641; townhouses or other attached units: $607,705; in 2-unit structures: $177,363; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $298,076; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $51,676; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $6,066

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,251.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gulf Breeze: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.4%
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  • Races in Gulf Breeze, FL (2010)
    • 5,40393.8%White alone
    • 1522.6%Hispanic
    • 811.4%Asian alone
    • 701.2%Two or more races
    • 270.5%American Indian alone
    • 190.3%Black alone
    • 100.2%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Gulf Breeze detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Gulf Breeze, Florida as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gulf Breeze is 202 to 1.


Crime rates in Gulf Breeze by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
1
(15.2)
2
(29.9)
1
(14.9)
1
(17.1)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
3
(45.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(15.4)
5
(76.2)
3
(45.7)
2
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.4)
1
(15.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(139.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.7)
2
(30.5)
7
(104.6)
3
(44.7)
2
(34.2)
4
(67.2)
3
(49.6)
1
(16.1)
5
(79.4)
9
(139.9)
9
(136.7)
4
(60.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(432.4)
32
(487.5)
27
(411.4)
12
(183.0)
16
(239.2)
13
(193.9)
23
(393.7)
27
(453.8)
16
(264.7)
33
(532.5)
21
(333.3)
13
(202.0)
21
(318.9)
5
(75.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
108
(1,668)
140
(2,133)
120
(1,828)
159
(2,424)
114
(1,704)
66
(984.5)
125
(2,140)
114
(1,916)
80
(1,324)
104
(1,678)
87
(1,381)
87
(1,352)
107
(1,625)
82
(1,235)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(77.2)
7
(106.6)
3
(45.7)
4
(61.0)
1
(14.9)
3
(44.7)
1
(17.1)
1
(16.8)
2
(33.1)
3
(48.4)
1
(15.9)
2
(31.1)
2
(30.4)
2
(30.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)135.6150.8140.6142.1131.081.9135.1136.684.1116.3132.298.7138.3109.8

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City-data.com crime index in Gulf Breeze, FL

Crime rate in Gulf Breeze detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 28 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Florida average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (18.7%), German (18.6%), English (12.3%), European (11.2%), Irish (7.0%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 4.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,374 people per square mile   (low).

Gulf Breeze, Florida map

295 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This city:

4.5%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,736 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,522 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pensacola, FL (5.6 miles , pop. 56,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (148.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (492.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Oriole Beach, FL (2.3 miles ),
Pensacola, FL (2.4 miles ),
Goulding, FL (2.5 miles ),
West Pensacola, FL (2.6 miles ),
Warrington, FL (2.6 miles ),
Tiger Point, FL (2.7 miles ),
Myrtle Grove, FL (2.9 miles ),
Brent, FL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.36 N, Longitude: 87.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,251 (+19.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 914 (27.1%)

Area code: 850

Distribution of median household income in Gulf Breeze, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gulf Breeze, FL in 2017
Gulf Breeze satellite photo by USGS

Gulf Breeze tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Gulf Breeze, FL
Historical housing units in Gulf Breeze, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in Gulf Breeze, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Gulf Breeze, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (10.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Gulf Breeze, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Gulf Breeze, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Gulf Breeze-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Gulf Breeze city center injured 112 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1956, a category F3 tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gulf Breeze-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 53.1 miles away from Gulf Breeze 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 286.2 miles away from the city 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 253.4 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 210.7 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 164.5 miles away from the city 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 51.7 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).
Gulf Breeze topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gulf Breeze:

  • GULF BREEZE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1110 GULF BREEZE PKWY)
  • BAY BREEZE NURSING AND RETIREMENT CENTER (3387 GULF BREEZE PARKWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gulf Breeze:

  • PEOPLES HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • MAGNOLIAS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • SOUTHERN OAKS REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF W FLORIDA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - PENSACOLA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)

Heliports located in Gulf Breeze:

Amtrak station near Gulf Breeze:

  • 5 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 Gulf Breeze:

  • Pensacola State College (about 9 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 13 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 29 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 44 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 50 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 58 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 65 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

Public high school in Gulf Breeze:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gulf Breeze:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gulf Breeze:

  • LIGHTHOUSE PRIVATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 142, Location: 5703 GULF BREEZE PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 64, Location: 4257 GULF BREEZE PKWY, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Gulf Breeze

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gulf Breeze: Dolphin Square (A), Gulf Breeze Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Gulf Breeze Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gulf Breeze include: Saint Anns Church (A), Saint Francis Church (B), Evangel Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Santa Rosa Shores Baptist Church (E), Saint Anns Catholic Church (F), Saint Sylvester Catholic Church (G), Saint Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church (H), Concord Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Serenity Gardens (1), Forest Lawn of Santa Rosa (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gulf Breeze include: Woodland Park (1), Shoreline Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Aquarium Outlet (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5680 Gulf Breeze Parkway #d-111) (1), Funny Cars LLC (5 Viaduct De Luna Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Clarion Suites Resort & Conv. Ctr. (20 Viaduct Deluna) (1), Beachside Resort & Conference Center (14 Viaduct De Luna Drive) (2), Best Western Pensacola Beach (16 Viaduct De Luna Drive) (3), A Maui Private Resort (900 Fort Pickens Road) (4), BEST WESTERN RESORT (16 Viaduct De Luna) (5), Bay Beach Inn (51 Gulf Breeze Parkway) (6), Comfort Inn Pensacola Beach (40 Fort Pickens Road) (7), Comfort Inn Navarre (8700 Navarre Parkway) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ashley Brown - Musical theatre actor, Doug Baldwin (American football) - Football player, Jason McKie - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: May 22, 1980), Keith Savage - Soccer player, Abigail Spencer - Actress.

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

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.2%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
48 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with most branches in Gulf Breeze (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Gulf Breeze Branch, Tiger Point Branch, Gulf Breeze Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Synovus Bank: Tiger Point Branch at 3473 Gulf Breeze Parkway, branch established on 2000/09/05; Gulf Breeze Brance at 10 Daniel Drive, branch established on 1997/08/04. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • SunTrust Bank: Tiger Point Branch at 3301 Gulf Breeze Parkway, branch established on 1985/04/08; Gulf Breeze Branch at 11 Hoffman Drive, branch established on 1960/01/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Hancock Bank: Gulf Breeze Branch at 1387 Shoreline Dr, branch established on 1999/12/07. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $4,988.4 mil, Deposits: $4,121.5 mil, headquarters in Gulfport, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 81 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Whitney Bank: Tiger Point Branch at 3134 Gulf Breeze Parkway, branch established on 1997/12/30. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Gulf Coast Community Bank: Gulf Breeze at 2871 Gulf Breeze Parkway, branch established on 2008/11/03. Info updated 2010/09/30: Bank assets: $218.5 mil, Deposits: $185.6 mil, headquarters in Pensacola, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Compass Bank: Gulf Breeze Branch at 1170 Gulf Breeze Parkway, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Beach Community Bank: Gulf Breeze Branch at 60 Northcliff Drive, branch established on 2002/02/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $610.6 mil, Deposits: $531.5 mil, headquarters in Fort Walton Beach, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Beach Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Gulf Breeze Branch at 301 Gulf Breeze Parkway, branch established on 1986/02/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Gulf Breeze:

Marital status in Gulf Breeze, FL
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gulf Breeze:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gulf Breeze
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gulf Breeze, FL (based on Santa Rosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

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.
Florida:

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

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

8.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Santa Rosa County:

11.5%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gulf Breeze:

52.3%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gulf Breeze:

49.1%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Gulf Breeze:

36.8%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Gulf Breeze:

56.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Gulf Breeze:

76.2%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gulf Breeze, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 25$63,799$30,6242$2,366
Police Protection - Officers 18$54,745$36,4976$5,645
Gas Supply 9$23,121$30,8280$0
Parks and Recreation 8$17,747$26,62110$4,380
Police - Other 8$16,263$24,3956$3,946
Financial Administration 8$17,783$26,6751$837
Other Government Administration 5$14,522$34,8530$0
Water Supply 4$8,987$26,9610$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,691$34,1461$207
Solid Waste Management 2$5,809$34,8540$0
Health 0$0 2$1,442
Totals for Government 89$228,467$30,80528$18,823

Gulf Breeze government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $109,000 ($16.70)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($15.47)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,184,000 ($487.75)
    Sewerage: $2,539,000 ($388.94)
    Police Protection: $2,156,000 ($330.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,880,000 ($287.99)
    Gas Utilities: $1,388,000 ($212.62)
    General - Other: $991,000 ($151.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $899,000 ($137.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $871,000 ($133.43)
    Central Staff Services: $808,000 ($123.77)
    Financial Administration: $671,000 ($102.79)
    Regular Highways: $249,000 ($38.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $216,000 ($33.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $206,000 ($31.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $754,000 ($115.50)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $8,000 ($1.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,385,000 ($8331.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $269,000 ($41.21)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($24.82)
    Sewerage: $116,000 ($17.77)
    Police Protection: $108,000 ($16.54)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($6.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($3.06)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($1.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,908,000 ($445.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $568,000 ($87.01)

Gulf Breeze government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,665,000 ($561.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $982,000 ($150.43)
    Other: $306,000 ($46.88)
    Natural Resources - Other: $296,000 ($45.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($27.11)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $179,000 ($27.42)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $154,000 ($23.59)
    Local Employee Contribution: $17,000 ($2.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,119,000 ($171.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $67,000 ($10.26)
    General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($8.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,717,000 ($2101.26)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,739,000 ($266.39)
    Special Assessments: $318,000 ($48.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $248,000 ($37.99)
    Rents: $103,000 ($15.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $91,000 ($13.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,582,000 ($395.53)
    Gas Utilities: $1,893,000 ($289.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $314,000 ($48.10)
    General Local Government Support: $175,000 ($26.81)
    Highways: $155,000 ($23.74)
    Public Welfare: $30,000 ($4.60)
    Other: $26,000 ($3.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,767,000 ($270.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $655,000 ($100.34)
    Other License: $306,000 ($46.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $229,000 ($35.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $79,000 ($12.10)

Gulf Breeze government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,349,935,000 ($206791.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,244,109,000 ($190580.42)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $105,826,000 ($16211.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,639,000 ($3314.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,187,000 ($3245.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,128,000 ($172.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $676,000 ($103.55)

Gulf Breeze government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $682,000 ($104.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,245,000 ($3101.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,351,752,000 ($207069.85)

11.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.05%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,418 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.28%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Escambia County, FL  2.43% ($54,514 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  1.29% ($40,019)
from Bay County, FL  0.13% ($60,234)


9.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,365 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Escambia County, FL  2.16% ($47,009 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.90% ($47,156)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($57,237)
Businesses in Gulf Breeze, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Ace Hardware1Office Depot1
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Penske1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster2Publix Super Markets1
Burger King1Quality1
CVS2RadioShack1
Circle K1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Starbucks1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
IHOP1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS8
Kroger2Vans1
Lowe's1Waffle House2
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gulf Breeze:

  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WZNO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 1230-AM)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPNN (790 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • WBSR (1450 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: EASY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WVTJ (610 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 610-AM)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gulf Breeze:

  • WRRX (106.1 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, 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.)
  • W204BW (88.7 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WTGF (90.5 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gulf Breeze:

  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WRBD-LP (Channel 8; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WBQP-CA (Channel 12; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VERNON WATSON)
  • 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.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W39BP (Channel 39; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA ACTS, INC.)
  • W46CK (Channel 46; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W19CO (Channel 19; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WGHA-LP (Channel 66; GULF SHORES , ETC., AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Gulf Breeze fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Gulf Breeze fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.8mTotal length
  • 90,240Total average daily traffic
  • 3,149Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$233,18245$345,60099$243,7175$226,00010$357,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$322,0002$182,50012$237,4170$02$119,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$228,3336$581,33336$234,0831$5,0004$172,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$07$185,85735$223,0570$05$137,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$74,0008$298,7501$89,0002$203,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$271,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$279,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gulf Breeze, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gulf Breeze, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 77. The highest number of reported fires - 132 took place in 2006, and the least - 25 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Gulf Breeze, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (35.1%), and Structure Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gulf Breeze, FL
    • 45935.1%Outside Fires
    • 43633.4%Structure Fires
    • 28421.7%Other
    • 1279.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gulf Breeze, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gulf Breeze, Florida:

  • Bay Beach Inn, 51 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 , Phone: (850) 932-2214, Fax: (850) 932-0932
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 61 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 , Phone: (850) 203-1333, Fax: (850) 203-1334
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Gulf Breeze, 61 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf breeze, Florida 32561 , Phone: (850) 203-1333, Fax: (850) 203-1334
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gulf Breeze, Florida
Most common first names in Gulf Breeze, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15173.0 years
William12872.5 years
Robert12071.6 years
James11369.3 years
Mary11179.4 years
Charles8973.0 years
George6476.8 years
Dorothy5379.3 years
Richard5168.6 years
Joseph4772.3 years
Most common last names in Gulf Breeze, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5474.7 years
Brown3878.6 years
Davis2971.1 years
Jones2673.6 years
Williams2671.4 years
Johnson2275.1 years
Taylor2076.5 years
Harris1872.7 years
Cook1778.8 years
Wilson1673.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gulf Breeze, FL
  • 73.9%Electricity
  • 25.2%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gulf Breeze, FL
  • 90.8%Electricity
  • 9.2%Utility gas


Gulf Breeze compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #55 (32561) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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