Panama City Beach, Florida

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Population in 2014: 12,408 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +61.8%
Males: 6,240  (50.3%)
Females: 6,168  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32407.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,435 (it was $41,198 in 2000)
Panama City Beach:

$49,435
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,228 (it was $26,734 in 2000)

Panama City Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,001 (it was $105,000 in 2000)
Panama City Beach:

$192,001
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $236,125; Detached houses: $254,880; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,718; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,289; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $268,287; Mobile homes: $39,346

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,006.

  • Races in Panama City Beach, FL (2013)

    Panama City Beach races chart
    • 9,79881.4%White alone
    • 1,21710.1%Hispanic
    • 3723.1%Black alone
    • 2472.1%Two or more races
    • 2091.7%Asian alone
    • 1090.9%American Indian alone
    • 70.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Panama City Beach: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.9%), Irish (10.4%), English (10.1%), United States (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.7%), Norwegian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 6.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,787 people per square mile   (low).

Panama City Beach,FL real estate house value index trend

Panama City Beach, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Panama City Beach:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Panama City Beach city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1,130 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This city:

9.4%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Panama City Beach, Florida as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Panama City Beach to the number of sex offenders is 622 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,695 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $936 (0.8%)

Panama City Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (67.8 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (151.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (571.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Panama City Beaches, FL (1.0 miles ), Laguna Beach, FL (2.5 miles ), Upper Grand Lagoon, FL (2.5 miles ), Lower Grand Lagoon, FL (2.6 miles ), Pretty Bayou, FL (3.0 miles ), Panama City, FL (3.4 miles ), Lynn Haven, FL (3.5 miles ), Southport, FL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 122 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1998: 143 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1999: 122 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2000: 136 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2001: 156 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2002: 156 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2003: 170 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2004: 230 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2005: 173 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $240,500
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2011: 70 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2012: 82 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2013: 99 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2014: 111 buildings, average cost: $219,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.21 N, Longitude: 85.85 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,018 (+50.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,299 (39.9%)

Area code: 850

Panama City Beach household income distribution Panama City Beach home values distribution

Crime rates in Panama City Beach by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 0211
per 100,000 0.024.911.89.6
Rapes 1315108
per 100,000 162.1187.1118.076.7
Robberies 23313132
per 100,000 286.7386.6365.8306.8
Assaults 94556660
per 100,000 1,171.8686.0778.9575.3
Burglaries 157272307155
per 100,000 1,957.13,392.43,622.81,486.2
Thefts 737903735640
per 100,000 9,187.211,262.28,673.66,136.7
Auto thefts 1151011
per 100,000 137.162.4118.0105.5
Arson 2130
per 100,000 24.912.535.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 319.6) 841.3998.4865.8562.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Panama City Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 70 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.43
Florida average:

2.27

Panama City Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,482 (+83.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Panama City Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Panama City Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Panama City Beach-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Panama City Beach city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1953, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Panama City 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 277.8 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 105.6 miles away from Panama City 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 310.7 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 236.0 miles away from the city 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 296.8 miles away from Panama City Beach 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 208.8 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Panama City Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Panama City Beach:

  • BAYSHORE CLUSTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • NHC HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • BAY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • LISENBY ON LAKE CAROLINE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • RESIDENTIAL CRF SEAVIEW (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • PANAMA CITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)

Heliports located in Panama City Beach:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panama City Beach:

  • Gulf Coast State College (about 8 miles; Panama City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 44 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 76 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 81 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Pensacola State College (about 83 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 85 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 92 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

Public high school in Panama City Beach:

  • J.R. ARNOLD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 550 N ALF COLEMAN RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Panama City Beach:

  • SURFSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 628, Location: 300 NAUTILUS ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • PATRONIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 7400 PATRONIS DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • BREAKFAST POINT ACADEMY (Location: 601 N RICHARD JACKSON BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Panama City Beach: Panama City Beach Fire Department (A), Panama City Beach Fire Rescue Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Panama City Beach include: First Assembly of God Church (A), Gulf Presbyterian Church (B), Faith Christian Fellowship Church (C), Saint Thomas by the Sea Episcopal Church (D), Saint Bernadette Catholic Church (E), Gulf Beach Baptist Church (F), Victory Tabernacle Assembly of God (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Institute of Diving (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 17314 Panama City Beach Park) (1), First Contact Travel (229 South Glades Trail) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Casa Loma Inn (13615 Front Beach Rd) (1), Beachbreak by the Sea (15405 Front Beach Road) (2), Best Western Del Coronado (11815 Front Beach Road) (3), Chateau Motel (12525 Front Beach Road) (4), Bright Star Motel (14705 West Highway 98) (5), Beachcomber by the Sea (17101 Front Beach Road) (6), Americas Best Value Inn (15013 Front Beach Road) (7), Blue Water Inn (15328 Front Beach Road) (8), Bikini Beach Resort (11001 Front Beach Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 45.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.4%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.2% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Panama City Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Panama City Beach (2011 data):

  • Centennial Bank: Coastal Community Branch Panama City, Thomas Drive Branch, Edgewater Branch, Panama City Beach Branch, Courier Service Branch. 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.
  • Trustmark National Bank: Panama City Beach Branch, Beach Branch, Y Shopping Center Branch, Bay Point Branch, Thomas Drive Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Middle Beach Road Branch, Pier Park Branch, Rosemary Beach 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
  • Doral Bank: Edgewater Branch at 415 Richard Jackson Blvd, Suite 100, branch established on 2011/02/01. Info updated 2011/10/14: Bank assets: $7,241.4 mil, Deposits: $4,440.7 mil, headquarters in San Juan, PR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Doral Financial Corporation
  • Hancock Bank: 9001 Hwy 98 Branch at 9001 Front Beach Road, branch established on 1988/06/30. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Panama City Main Branch at 11400 Panama City Beach Parkway, branch established on 2007/02/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Panama City Beach Branch at 10520 Middle Beach Road, branch established on 1979/11/05. 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.
  • First National Bank Northwest Florida: Panama City Beach Branch at 12501 Hutchinson Blvd, branch established on 1986/03/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $108.6 mil, Deposits: $93.6 mil, headquarters in Panama City, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Northwest Florida Holding Company
  • Prosperity Bank: Panama City Beach Branch at 11790 Panama City Beach Parkway, branch established on 2007/06/18. Info updated 2010/09/01: Bank assets: $779.3 mil, Deposits: $533.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Augustine, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Banking Company, The
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Florida average:

12.2

Panama City Beach travel time to work - commute Panama City Beach mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Panama City Beach city (based on Bay County data)

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.
State:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Bay County:

25.0%
Florida:

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

11.4%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Panama City Beach:

43.9%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Panama City Beach:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Panama City Beach:

22.6%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Panama City Beach:

36.4%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Panama City Beach:

53.5%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Panama City Beach:

75.4%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Panama City 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
Financial Administration 1$8,411$100,9320$0
Other Government Administration 22$77,353$42,1931$1,216
Police Protection - Officers 51$221,861$52,2030$0
Police - Other 14$36,339$31,1480$0
Firefighters 32$117,311$43,9920$0
Streets and Highways 10$38,718$46,4620$0
Sewerage 34$108,767$38,3881$592
Parks and Recreation 29$74,467$30,81417$20,149
Water Supply 52$165,107$38,1020$0
Totals for Government 245$848,334$41,55119$21,957

Panama City Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $12,702,000 ($1023.69)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,652,000 ($455.51)
    Police Protection: $3,153,000 ($254.11)
    Sewerage: $2,033,000 ($163.85)
    Fire Protection: $1,123,000 ($90.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,048,000 ($84.46)
    Regular Highways: $836,000 ($67.38)
    Financial Administration: $778,000 ($62.70)
    General - Other: $507,000 ($40.86)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $316,000 ($25.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $298,000 ($24.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $161,000 ($12.98)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($5.56)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($0.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $5,518,000 ($444.71)
    Benefit Payments: $129,000 ($10.40)
    Withdrawals: $13,000 ($1.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($14.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $88,000 ($7.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $3,389,000 ($273.13)
    Water Utilities: $480,000 ($38.68)
    Police Protection: $455,000 ($36.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000 ($7.90)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($2.18)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($1.53)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $8,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,462,000 ($520.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,123,000 ($90.51)

Panama City Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $982,000 ($79.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $373,000 ($30.06)
    All Other: $30,000 ($2.42)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $589,000 ($47.47)
    Interest Revenue: $302,000 ($24.34)
    Local Employee Contribution: $136,000 ($10.96)
    From Other Government: $36,000 ($2.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000 ($5.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $224,000 ($18.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $870,000 ($70.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $791,000 ($63.75)
    Rents: $86,000 ($6.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,727,000 ($1025.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $511,000 ($41.18)
    All Other: $319,000 ($25.71)
    Highways: $95,000 ($7.66)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,776,000 ($304.32)
    Public Utilities: $2,471,000 ($199.15)
    NEC: $288,000 ($23.21)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $164,000 ($13.22)

Panama City Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $21,249,000 ($1712.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,300,000 ($265.96)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,209,000 ($822.78)
    Other NEC: $3,702,000 ($298.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,076,000 ($247.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $30,790,000 ($2481.46)
    Other, NEC: $3,696,000 ($297.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $668,000 ($53.84)
    Other, NEC: $230,000 ($18.54)

Panama City Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,251,000 ($1309.72)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,921,000 ($235.41)

8.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,385 average AGI)
Bay County:

0.20%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, FL  0.30% ($29,803 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.20% ($40,873)
from Gulf County, FL  0.20% ($34,825)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.31% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,411 average AGI)
Bay County:

0.31%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, FL  0.26% ($31,235 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.20% ($46,542)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($27,726)

Strongest AM radio stations in Panama City Beach:

  • WKGC (1480 AM; 1 kW; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPCF (1290 AM; 0 kW; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Panama City Beach:

  • WKGC-FM (90.7 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WVVE (100.1 FM; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WILN (105.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WASJ (105.1 FM; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WFSW (89.1 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOO (101.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBA (95.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFBX (94.5 FM; PARKER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXZ (103.1 FM; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Panama City Beach:

  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W36BU (Channel 36; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WPCY-LP (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPFN-CA (Channel 22; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WFSG (Channel 56; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF FLORIDA)
  • W54CU (Channel 54; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W14CN (Channel 14; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50BP (Channel 50; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Panama City Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Panama City Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 743m2,438ftTotal length
  • 153,520Total average daily traffic
  • 6,698Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 202000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Panama City Beach, FL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$176,941102$211,00698$243,3705$78,3241$1,439,960121$242,3872$83,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$181,71011$178,01713$194,8191$64,4600$012$217,5881$73,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$183,80237$186,56272$230,8834$55,4330$069$214,6112$70,485
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$212,17624$202,90537$222,0592$107,5500$038$218,7701$77,480
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$162,6402$203,9257$223,1630$00$05$222,5540$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.02 , 0027.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$140,6171$268,1001$74,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$238,6150$01$277,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$103,5851$117,5200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.02 , 0027.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 271
  • Hazardous Condition: 210
  • Service Call: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Panama City Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Panama City Beach, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Panama City Beach, Florida:

  • Plaza Motel, 12830 W Front BCH Rd, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
  • Seven Seas Motel, 8013 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, Florida 32408
  • Imperial Inn Motel, 16819 W Front BCH Rd, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413
  • Impala Motel, 17751 W Front BCH Rd, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413
  • Holiday Terrace Motel, 11831 Frnt Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407 , Phone: (850) 249-0111, Fax: (850) 249-0472
  • Wisteria Inn, 20404 Frnt Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413 , Phone: (850) 234-0557
  • Aqua View Motel, 4909 Hispanola St, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
  • Best Econo Inn Panama City, 11000 W Front BCH Rd, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
  • 44 other hotels and motels
All 52 fire-safe hotels and motels in Panama City Beach, Florida
Most common first names in Panama City Beach, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8970.8 years
Robert8370.2 years
William8171.1 years
John7773.9 years
Mary5476.0 years
Charles4571.8 years
George4174.7 years
Richard3468.7 years
Edward3272.5 years
Joseph3173.2 years
Most common last names in Panama City Beach, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3474.4 years
Brown2373.3 years
Williams2372.5 years
Johnson2177.8 years
Jones1572.7 years
Anderson1472.3 years
Martin1472.5 years
Wilson1474.0 years
Thompson1366.2 years
Miller1274.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Panama City Beach, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MainStay1
Ace Hardware1Marriott3
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Ann Taylor1McDonald's1
Applebee's1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
CVS1Old Navy1
Cache1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Circle K1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Publix Super Markets2
Dairy Queen1Red Robin1
Days Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza2Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx8Sleep Inn1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Subway4
Hilton2T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell2
JCPenney1Target1
JoS. A. Bank1Toys"R"Us1
Journeys1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS8
Kmart1Vans2
Knights Inn1Victoria's Secret1
La Quinta2Waffle House4
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1

Panama City Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Panama City Beach on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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