Oriole Beach, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,420.
Males: 730  (51.4%)
Females: 690  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

33.5 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,930
Oriole Beach:

$64,930
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,465

Oriole Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $221,100
Oriole Beach:

$221,100
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $276,520; detached houses: $277,229

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,271.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oriole Beach: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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  • Races in Oriole Beach, FL (2019)
    • 1,53082.0%White alone
    • 1849.9%Hispanic
    • 1226.5%Two or more races
    • 140.8%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (36.7%), European (13.4%), Scottish (6.9%), English (5.4%), Irish (5.4%), Scandinavian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

47 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This place:

2.5%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,757 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,550 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pensacola, FL (8.3 miles , pop. 56,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (145.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (498.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Tiger Point, FL (1.5 miles ),
Gulf Breeze, FL (2.3 miles ),
Woodlawn Beach, FL (2.5 miles ),
Garcon Point, FL (2.7 miles ),
Dickerson City, FL (2.7 miles),
Pensacola, FL (2.9 miles ),
Goulding, FL (3.1 miles ),
West Pensacola, FL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.37 N, Longitude: 87.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Oriole Beach, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oriole Beach, FL in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Florida:

6.3%
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 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
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 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Oriole Beach-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 5.0 miles away from the Oriole Beach place center injured 112 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1956, a category F3 tornado 9.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oriole Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 64% 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 52.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.6 miles away from Oriole Beach 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 209.9 miles away from Oriole Beach center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from Oriole Beach center
On 9/3/2020 at 15:07:53, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Oriole Beach 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 (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Oriole Beach:

  • BAY BREEZE NURSING AND RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GULF BREEZE, FL)
  • GULF BREEZE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GULF BREEZE, FL)
  • PEOPLES HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • MAGNOLIAS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • SOUTHERN OAKS REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF W FLORIDA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • BAYSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)

Amtrak station near Oriole Beach:

  • 8 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 Oriole Beach:

  • Pensacola State College (about 10 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 14 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 34 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 39 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 53 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 62 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 69 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

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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 place:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Oriole Beach:

Marital status in Oriole Beach, FL
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Oriole Beach:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Florida average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oriole Beach, 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.
Florida:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Santa Rosa County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Santa Rosa County:

8.5%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.9%
State:

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

11.5%
Florida:

14.0%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oriole Beach:

  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oriole Beach:

  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • W204BW (88.7 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRRX (106.1 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, 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.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC 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.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTGF (90.5 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WNCV (100.3 FM; NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Oriole Beach:

  • 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)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBQP-CA (Channel 12; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VERNON WATSON)
  • W47CG (Channel 47; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W19CO (Channel 19; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Oriole Beach fatal accident list:

Mar 27, 2013 05:45 PM, Laurel Dr, Lat: 30.374544, Lon: -87.092586, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oriole Beach, FL
  • 93.3%Electricity
  • 6.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oriole Beach, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Oriole Beach compared to Florida state average:

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

Oriole Beach on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #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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