Munson, Florida

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Population in 2010: 372.
Males: 89  (24.1%)
Females: 283  (75.9%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $59,682
Munson:

$59,682
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,243

Munson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$169,200
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $217,062; Detached houses: $227,978; Townhouses or other attached units: $546,080; In 2-unit structures: $186,664; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $250,190; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $954,051; Mobile homes: $51,663; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,520

Median gross rent in 2015: $617.

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  • Races in Munson, FL (2010)

    Munson races chart
    • 35495.2%White alone
    • 82.2%Two or more races
    • 41.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.8%Black alone
    • 30.8%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Munson: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (56.2%), European (11.5%), American (10.6%), British (6.6%), German (5.3%), Swedish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 210 feet

For population 25 years and over in Munson:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Munson CDP:

  • Never married: 1.4%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 20.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (26.3 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (109.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (513.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Munson-McLellen, FL (1.6 miles ), Springhill, FL (2.8 miles) , Berrydale, FL (3.0 miles ), Fidelis, FL (3.2 miles) , Baker, FL (3.3 miles ), Allentown, FL (3.5 miles ), Dixonville, FL (3.7 miles) , Harold, FL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 30.86 N, Longitude: 86.87 W

Area code: 850

Munson household income distribution Munson 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 (57%)
  • Utilities (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (95%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (57%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (43%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (86%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Munson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Munson place center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/10/1961, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Munson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 85% 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 29.9 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 319.0 miles away from Munson 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 177.6 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 290.5 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 138.7 miles away from Munson 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 261.7 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).

airports located in Munson:

Amtrak station near Munson:

  • 20 miles: CRESTVIEW (101 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Munson:

  • The University of West Florida (about 30 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,240)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 33 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Pensacola State College (about 33 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 54 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 59 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 69 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 72 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)

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Notable location: Munson Volunteer Fire Department District 19 Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clark Branch (A), Blue Creek (B), Turkey Creek (C), Cedar Creek (D), Pittman Creek (E), Bear Creek (F), Mason Branch (G), Sweetwater Creek (H), Hog Pen Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Munson include: Blackwater Wildlife Management Area (1), Munson Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.0%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.1%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Munson 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 Munson:

  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Munson:

  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA 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.)
  • WAAZ-FM (104.7 FM; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNU (106.3 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: ELLINGTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPFL (105.1 FM; CENTURY, FL; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Munson:

  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; 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.)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)

Munson fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 2003 05:55 PM, Cr-191, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 23, 1996 08:30 PM, Atescemeta, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1996 05:20 PM, Sr 4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Feb 19, 1978 01:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • $287,000Total costs
  • 4,799Total average daily traffic
  • 615Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,046Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Munson, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Munson)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Near Sr 4 And Sr 191 (Lat: 30.856028 Lon: -86.873583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQJM734
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.362 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2013, Certifier: Robin J CohenRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Florida Forestry Service (Lat: 30.856306 Lon: -86.873583), Call Sign: KNDJ475
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2004, Expiration Date: 02/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2012Registrant: Alabama Forestry Commission, 2201 Cong. Dickinson Dr, Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (334) 242-5053, Fax: (334) 242-5079, Email:
  • Sr 191 1/4 Mi S Of Int Of St 191 And Sr 4 (Lat: 30.856306 Lon: -86.873583), Call Sign: WNJE748
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1600 MHz, 39.2800 MHz, 39.9400 MHzGrant Date: 05/06/1997, Expiration Date: 06/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2002Registrant: State Of Florida, Larson Bldg Ste 479, Tallahassee, FL 32301, Phone: (904) 488-9825
  • On Hwy 191 3.83 Mi N Of (Lat: 30.911861 Lon: -86.886361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 77 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: KIS917
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.2000 MHzGrant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/17/2023, Certifier: Kevin DumasRegistrant: Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC, 1300 Main Street, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 989-2193, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MUNSON, .52 Mi From Ins Sr4 & Sr 191 (Lat: 30.851833 Lon: -86.866333), Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WPNB359
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2005Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., 1150 Connecticut Avenue Nw, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-9222, Fax: (202) 223-9095, Email:
  • SANTA, 11650 Munson Highway (Lat: 30.855028 Lon: -86.876750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Overall height: 131.1 m, Call Sign: WPVJ647
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6780.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2002, Expiration Date: 06/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2007, Certifier: Roger BoucherRegistrant: M/A-Com, Inc., 3315 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501, Phone: (434) 385-2820, Fax: (434) 385-2693
  • SANTA, 11650 Munson Highway (Lat: 30.855028 Lon: -86.876750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.8 m, Call Sign: WQGJ637
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6780.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/07/2007, Expiration Date: 02/07/2017, Certifier: Scott MikuenRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Ste. 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Munson, Hwy 191 3.83 Mi N (Lat: 30.911944 Lon: -86.886389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQJY490
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.068 MHz, 952.068 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2009, Expiration Date: 02/13/2019, Certifier: Kevin DumasRegistrant: Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC, 1300 Main Street, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 989-2193, Email:
  • MUNSON TOWER, 11650 Munson Highway (Lat: 30.855028 Lon: -86.876750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.8 m, Call Sign: WQPL345, Licensee ID: L01703531
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022, Certifier: Cheryl CooperRegistrant: Blab Network Inc., Pensacola, FL 32591, Phone: (850) 432-8982

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Munson compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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