Escambia County Pensacola

PYP Quality of Life survey shows more people believe county and city going in right direction

September 6, 2017

The Pensacola Young Professionals released their 10th Annual Quality of Life Survey this morning that showed more people believe Escambia County and City of Pensacola are heading in the right direction than they did a year ago – County up 6.1 percent, City up 12.4 percent.

City residents had very similar attitudes towards the right directions for the county (63.9 percent) and city (62.8 percent). Those outside the city limits had lower percentages for both but still positive- County 55.2 percent, City 55.7 percent.

Escambia County Right Wrong Not Sure
2017 57.2 29.2 13.16
2016 51.1 34.6 14.3
6.1 -5.4 -1.14
City Residents
2017 63.9 28.4 7.7
2016 44.4 29.6 11.1
19.5 -1.2 -3.4
Outside City
2017 55.2 29.4 15.4
2016 52.9 36 11.1
2.3 -6.6 4.3
Pensacola Right Wrong Not Sure
2017 57.3 27.3 15.4
2016 44.9 42.8 12.4
12.4 -15.5 3
City Residents
2017 62.8 34.4 2.7
2016 46.7 46.2 7.1
16.1 -11.8 -4.4
Outside City
2017 55.7 25.2 19.1
2016 44.4 41.8 13.8
11.3 -16.6 5.3


Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, conducted this survey in June 2017. Eight hundred registered Escambia County voters were interviewed by telephone.

Those interviewed were selected randomly from a commercially available Florida State voter registration file. The resulting sample fairly reflects the demographic profile of voters in Escambia County. See the statistical report for demographic details by visiting

The margin for error, according to standards customarily used by statisticians, is no more than plus or minus 3.5-percentage points.


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