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Panama City, Florida

Panama City is a city located along U.S. Highway 98 in Bay County, Florida. It is the largest city between Pensacola, Florida and Tallahassee, Florida. It is the larger of two principal cities of the Panama City-Lynn Haven, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 36,417; by 2005, the city's population had grown to 37,188, according to Census Bureau estimates. It is the county seat of Bay County and is located just east of the vacation destination Panama City Beach. Major employers in the Bay County area include Tyndall Air Force Base , the Coastal Systems Station-Naval Surface Warfare Center, Gulf Power, Arizona Chemical, Stone Container, Sallie Mae, and Berg Pipe. Gulf Coast Community College and a satellite campus of Florida State University offer educational opportunities. The city is served by Panama City-Bay County International Airport . In 2006, Panama City was named the best place to invest in real estate in the US by CNN's...more

Panama City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Panama City are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Panama City, Florida work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Panama City Industries

The leading industries in Panama City, Florida are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 13%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Panama City job listings indicate that the following industries in Panama City are hiring the most workers:

Panama City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Panama City, Florida is $25,916, and the median income of households in Panama City was $31,572.
 

Average Salaries in Panama City, FL

Panama City, FL

$26,000
 

According to our Panama City Trends data, the number of Panama City, Florida jobs has decreased by 4% since October 2013.
Panama City job trends

Panama City Employment Statistics

Population of Panama City
Total population 36,417
Male 48.56%
Female 51.44%
Median age 37.2
  
Panama City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.8%
Median cost of a home $75,800
Median mortgage payment $551
Renter-occupied homes 42.2%
Vacant housing 10.4%
Median monthly rent $526
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,401
Median for all female full-time $21,431
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 51%
Separated 3%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 15%
  
Race
White 75%
Black or African American 22%
Asian 2%
Other 1%
  
Panama City Commute
Carpool 13.7%
Public transportation 0.7%
Average travel time 19 minutes