Mexico Beach, Florida

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Population in 2017: 1,198 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.8%
 
Males: 608  (50.8%)
Females: 590  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

58.2 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32410, 32456.

Mexico Beach Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,400 (it was $31,950 in 2000)
Mexico Beach:

$46,400
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,637 (it was $22,871 in 2000)

Mexico Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $216,987 (it was $105,900 in 2000)
Mexico Beach:

$216,987
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $296,230; detached houses: $329,153; townhouses or other attached units: $239,587; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $287,835; mobile homes: $111,387

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,187.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mexico Beach: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mexico Beach, FL (2017)
    • 1,24087.9%White alone
    • 543.8%Hispanic
    • 251.8%Other race alone
    • 231.6%Asian alone
    • 191.3%Two or more races
    • 130.9%Black alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone

Races in Mexico Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Mexico Beach 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(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)
1
(91.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(94.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(184.0)
1
(91.5)
1
(91.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.9)
1
(84.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(284.1)
5
(412.5)
1
(74.7)
10
(776.4)
11
(847.5)
4
(306.7)
3
(276.0)
5
(457.5)
6
(546.4)
9
(795.1)
5
(429.6)
4
(337.0)
5
(412.9)
3
(246.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(1,610)
10
(825.1)
18
(1,344)
19
(1,475)
21
(1,618)
28
(2,147)
19
(1,748)
4
(366.0)
6
(546.4)
6
(530.0)
19
(1,632)
8
(674.0)
17
(1,404)
2
(164.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(2,936)
31
(2,558)
50
(3,734)
42
(3,261)
31
(2,388)
35
(2,684)
44
(4,048)
35
(3,202)
33
(3,005)
31
(2,739)
37
(3,179)
37
(3,117)
56
(4,624)
24
(1,972)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(189.4)
2
(165.0)
11
(821.5)
2
(155.3)
2
(154.1)
1
(76.7)
2
(184.0)
1
(91.5)
2
(182.1)
1
(88.3)
1
(85.9)
1
(84.2)
1
(82.6)
2
(164.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.6)
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
(82.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)330.5255.8324.1401.4390.6325.2409.4280.0382.5312.7360.0271.3372.4218.6

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City-data.com crime index in Mexico Beach, FL

Crime rate in Mexico Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.57
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (23.1%), English (16.2%), Irish (10.4%), German (6.3%), Italian (5.1%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 13 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 916 people per square mile   (low).

Mexico Beach, Florida map

68 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).

This city:

4.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,942 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,329 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (76.4 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (175.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (598.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Port St. Joe, FL (3.4 miles ),
Tyndall AFB, FL (3.7 miles ),
Wewahitchka, FL (4.2 miles ),
Callaway, FL (4.2 miles ),
Parker, FL (4.2 miles ),
Springfield, FL (4.4 miles ),
Hiland Park, FL (4.7 miles ),
Cedar Grove, FL (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 29.94 N, Longitude: 85.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Mexico Beach, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mexico Beach, FL in 2017
Mexico Beach satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2015: 30 buildings, average cost: $332,400
  • 2016: 27 buildings, average cost: $271,500
  • 2017: 49 buildings, average cost: $305,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Mexico Beach, FL residents
Average permit cost in Mexico Beach, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in Mexico Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.7%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Mexico Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)

Average climate in Mexico Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mexico Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.2. This is about average.

City:

66.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.65
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mexico Beach-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Mexico Beach city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/9/1958, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Mexico Beach-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 266.0 miles away from the city center
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 138.0 miles away from Mexico Beach 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 325.5 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 263.1 miles away from Mexico Beach center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 315.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 321.3 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 Bay County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 7, Tropical Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mexico Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mexico Beach:

  • GULF PINES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PORT SAINT JOE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mexico Beach:

  • Gulf Coast State College (about 26 miles; Panama City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,474)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 73 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida State University (about 75 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 76 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 77 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 85 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 96 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Mexico Beach Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Preacher Bryant Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Salt Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Buena Vista Motel (903 Highway 98).

Bay 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:

1.9 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Mexico Beach (2011 data):

  • Centennial Bank: 101 15th Street at 10115th Street, branch established on 2006/08/01. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mexico Beach:

Marital status in Mexico Beach, FL
  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mexico Beach:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mexico Beach, FL (based on Bay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant43,852137
Mainline Protestant11,22031
Catholic7,7447
Other4,06818
Black Protestant2,68511
Orthodox701
None99,213-
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: 30
Bay County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Here:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 83
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 150
Bay County:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.0%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bay County:

11.4%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mexico Beach:

59.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

56.3%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Mexico Beach:

27.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mexico Beach:

19.6%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mexico Beach:

7.1
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Mexico Beach:

62.5%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Mexico Beach:

77.1%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mexico Beach, 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
Police Protection - Officers 11$27,218$29,6920$0
Streets and Highways 8$20,025$30,0380$0
Other Government Administration 7$12,074$20,6980$0
Solid Waste Management 5$12,515$30,0360$0
Police - Other 4$8,414$25,2420$0
Water Supply 4$19,421$58,2630$0
Financial Administration 3$9,824$39,2960$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,168$43,0080$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,642$27,8520$0
Sewerage 2$5,046$30,2760$0
Health 2$2,693$16,1580$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 13$804
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 4$3,697
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 50$129,040$30,97017$4,501

Mexico Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($250.42)
    Regular Highways: $158,000 ($131.89)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $636,000 ($530.88)
    Water Utilities: $510,000 ($425.71)
    Police Protection: $447,000 ($373.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($340.57)
    General - Other: $353,000 ($294.66)
    Regular Highways: $342,000 ($285.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $220,000 ($183.64)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($112.69)
    Natural Resources - Other: $89,000 ($74.29)
    Financial Administration: $76,000 ($63.44)
    Health - Other: $58,000 ($48.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($35.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($30.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $18,000 ($15.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $179,000 ($149.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $434,000 ($362.27)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($3.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,398,000 ($1166.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($95.16)

Mexico Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,073,000 ($895.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $498,000 ($415.69)
    Other: $103,000 ($85.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $54,000 ($45.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($41.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $249,000 ($207.85)
    Special Assessments: $27,000 ($22.54)
    Rents: $23,000 ($19.20)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($15.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $957,000 ($798.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $126,000 ($105.18)
    Other: $16,000 ($13.36)
  • Tax - Property: $1,655,000 ($1381.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $203,000 ($169.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $125,000 ($104.34)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,000 ($40.07)
    Other License: $8,000 ($6.68)

Mexico Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,672,000 ($4734.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,404,000 ($4510.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,000 ($277.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($53.42)

Mexico Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,927,000 ($4947.41)

8.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,171 average AGI)
Bay County:

0.19%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, FL  0.24% ($30,341 average AGI)
from Walton County, FL  0.23% ($49,826)
from Gulf County, FL  0.19% ($38,417)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,275 average AGI)
Bay County:

0.22%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Walton County, FL  0.28% ($91,819 average AGI)
to Washington County, FL  0.27% ($37,304)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.20% ($46,952)

Businesses in Mexico Beach, FL

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mexico Beach:

  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mexico Beach:

  • WPBH (99.3 FM; MEXICO BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFBX (94.5 FM; PARKER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBZ (93.5 FM; PORT ST. JOE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WYOO (101.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WOYS (100.5 FM; APALACHICOLA, FL; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WRBA (95.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WVVE (100.1 FM; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mexico Beach:

  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPCY-LP (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W36BU (Channel 36; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)

Mexico Beach fatal accident list:

May 23, 2007 02:18 AM, Us-98, 15th St, Lat: 30.175406, Lon: -85.697953, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 26, 2006 06:33 PM, Us-98, 21st St, Lat: 29.944060, Lon: -85.412380, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Dec 1, 1998 09:49 AM, Us-98, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 1989 07:38 PM, Highway 98, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 20, 1985 10:35 PM, 30, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.9mTotal length
  • $1,195,000Total costs
  • 22,457Total average daily traffic
  • 1,308Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,623Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mexico Beach)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mexico Beach)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$240,0802$208,5302$191,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$254,6301$243,1601$353,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$241,7351$352,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$280,0001$250,730
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$371,5501$236,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mexico Beach, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mexico Beach, FL - Value

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mexico Beach, Florida:

  • El Governor Motel, Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, Florida 32410
  • Gulfview Motel, US 98 And 15TH St, Mexico Beach, Florida 32410
  • Blue Water Inn & Marina, 102 Miramar Dr, Mexico Beach, Florida 32410
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mexico Beach, Florida
Most common first names in Mexico Beach, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1172.7 years
Robert778.0 years
William672.6 years
John577.6 years
Ruth485.5 years
George481.5 years
Louise475.3 years
Dorothy476.8 years
Beatrice383.4 years
Helen388.4 years
Most common last names in Mexico Beach, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Guilford478.5 years
Martin471.5 years
Jones376.3 years
Laplante381.3 years
Shuler385.3 years
Stevens388.6 years
Holman277.4 years
Ball273.5 years
Foster265.6 years
Gallant280.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mexico Beach, FL
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mexico Beach, FL
  • 89.2%Electricity
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mexico Beach 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Mexico Beach on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.