Encompassing 662 square miles of land and an additional 213.2 square miles of water on the westernmost side of Florida is Escambia County. Escambia County has one city, Pensacola, which also serves as the county seat. Century is the only town. There are ten census designated places, 15 other unincorporated areas, and one ghost town within Escambia County, Florida.

Students living in Escambia County, Florida receive their education through the Escambia County School District. The district services 40,735 students each year through 39 primary schools, ten middle schools, 12 high schools, and 12 alternative schools. Furthermore, there are several private schools throughout the area in addition to students who are homeschooled. Higher education is obtained via the University of West Florida and Pensacola State College in addition to Pensacola Christian College.

There are approximately 310,659 residents who call Escambia County, Florida their home. On average, the annual household income is around $46,426, which is just slightly below the state average annual household income of $49,426. Homes in the area hold median values of around $124,400 in contrast to the state’s average home value of $179,800.

Getting around the area is possible by way of the Escambia County Area Transit public bus system. And, within the count is the Pensacola International Airport for easy air travel in and out of the area.

There’s ample time each year for fun in the sun. Escambia County receives approximately 228 days each year of sunshine, sporting summer high temperatures around 90 degrees and winter lows of around 42 degrees. You might still need an umbrella, though. Over the course of about 77 days throughout the year, Escambia County is the recipient of about 66 inches of rain. You won’t, however, have any snowman-building opportunities because it doesn’t snow in Escambia County.

Escambia County is rich in history, art, culture, and offers an abundant array of things to do for fun indoors and out.

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