Point Baker, Florida

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Population in 2010: 2,991.
Males: 1,597  (53.4%)
Females: 1,394  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,930
Point Baker:

$64,930
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,465

Point Baker CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $221,100
Point Baker:

$221,100
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $145,463; detached houses: $162,600; mobile homes: $58,475

Median gross rent in 2019: $834.

March 2019 cost of living index in Point Baker: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Point Baker, FL (2019)
    • 2,87181.2%White alone
    • 3399.6%Black alone
    • 1053.0%Two or more races
    • 992.8%Asian alone
    • 671.9%Hispanic
    • 130.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: American (13.8%), German (13.8%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.2%), British (4.0%), European (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 173 feet

188 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This place:

5.2%
Florida:

20.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (15.9 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (124.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (501.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Roeville, FL (1.9 miles ),
Milton, FL (2.0 miles ),
Allentown, FL (2.2 miles ),
East Milton, FL (2.4 miles ),
Bagdad, FL (2.6 miles ),
Pea Ridge, FL (2.6 miles ),
Wallace, FL (2.8 miles ),
Pace, FL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.69 N, Longitude: 87.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Point Baker, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Point Baker, 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 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
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 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Point Baker-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Point Baker place center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1956, a category F3 tornado 20.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Point Baker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 62% 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 32.6 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 308.2 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 188.2 miles away from the city 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 24.3 miles away from Point Baker center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 31.9 miles away from Point Baker 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 Point Baker:

  • WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - SANTA ROSA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANDY RIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • WEST FLORIDA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PENSACOLA, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Baker:

  • The University of West Florida (about 15 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 17 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 37 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 44 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 45 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 60 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 68 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Skyline Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department 22 Substation 1 (A). Display/hide its location 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.4%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.7%
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: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Point Baker:

Marital status in Point Baker, FL
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Point Baker:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
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 Point Baker, 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
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.
Florida:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
This 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%
Florida:

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 Point Baker:

  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WECM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, 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.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNN (790 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Point Baker:

  • 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.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA 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.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTGF (90.5 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WPFL (105.1 FM; CENTURY, FL; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRRX (106.1 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Point Baker:

  • 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.)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRBD-LP (Channel 8; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • W47CG (Channel 47; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W46CK (Channel 46; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W39BP (Channel 39; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA ACTS, INC.)
  • WBQP-CA (Channel 12; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VERNON WATSON)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W19CO (Channel 19; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Point Baker fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Point Baker fatal accident list:

Jul 16, 2018 11:05 PM, Sr-87, Lat: 30.683739, Lon: -87.053989, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 2013 11:50 PM, Twilight Dr, Lat: 30.675697, Lon: -87.067133, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 18, 2009 03:18 PM, Fleet Ave, Chipley St, Lat: 30.688869, Lon: -87.052672, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 8, 2008 03:30 AM, Sr-89, Pine Blossom Rd, Lat: 30.701840, Lon: -87.076860, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.1mTotal length
  • $140,000Total costs
  • 19,227Total average daily traffic
  • 1,283Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,876Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Point Baker, FL
  • 94.9%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Point Baker, FL
  • 87.5%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas


Point Baker compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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