The Gulf Coast is one of the most desirable, growing regions in the U.S. and offers an abundance of quality employment opportunities: a high standard of living with low expenses, award-winning public and private schools, plus genuine Southern hospitality.
“The cost of living in Pensacola is lower than what the average American pays, thanks in large part to the region's low housing costs… Additionally, Florida residents are not required to pay state income tax.”
“Annual expenditures: $41,541, Annual amount spent on rent: $7,276, Annual amount spent on groceries: $3,255”
“Between the outstanding fishing opportunities, the adventure of canoeing along the Blackwater River, and the history of the National Museum of Naval Aviation, there is a never-ending supply of activities to keep residents busy here.”
“Florida’s economy is expected to reach $1 trillion in 2018, a number greater than that of all but 15 countries. And the unemployment rate is at just 3.9%, below the national average of 4.1%.”
The Gulf Coast region offers shopping for all, from high-end luxury retailers to cozy boutiques offering curated beach-casual style.
From a strong military community to some of the South’s most historic sites, the Florida panhandle gives you the excitement of a vacation, during everyday living. The beach is just the beginning!
Let your love of the outdoors take hold. There’s something for everyone to enjoy here, whether you’re an expert angler or a novice camper. Our area’s unique events attract visitors from hundreds of miles away.