Panama City Beach INFORMATION

Population: 13,980

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 63%
Single 37%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Panama City Beach has a very low population density. Panama City Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

2,014 Panama City Beach
27,441 New York

City Info

Panama City Beach, FL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Panama City Beach has a population density of 2,014, with 13,980 current residents.

Out of the 13,980 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 63% of the residents are married and 37% are single.



Air quality

Average air quality


  • 65% Sun
  • 65% Rain
  • 0% Snow


65°F average temperature

  • 9 years Median home age
  • $185,130 Median home price
  • -20.16% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.22% Annual property tax
  • 29%
    Homes owned
  • 10.6%
    Homes rented
  • 60.3%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Panama City Beach, the air quality is 65% and the weather, on average, is 65% sunny, 65% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 65°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Panama City Beach, you should know that 29% of homes are owned while 10.6% of homes are rented, and 60.3% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $185,130, the median age of homes is 9 years, the annual home appreciation is -20.16% and the annual property tax is 7.22%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Panama City Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Panama City Beach’s crime rate is 7 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Panama City Beach is 48 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 29.07% Democratic, 69.66% Republican, and 1.27% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 87%
    High school diploma
  • 10%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 15%
    Bachelors degree
  • 9%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Panama City Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.50% of residents are unemployed in Panama City Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Panama City Beach residents: 14.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 18.68% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.5% are in the customer service field, 29.2% are in the sales field, 0.21% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.3% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 87.39%, 9.98% of residents have an associate’s degree, 15.39% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.01% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Panama City Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 20 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Panama City Beach have a few different options. 78% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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