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Pros

-Water recreation
-Future job growth
-Attractive beaches

Cons

-Crime rates
-Tourist sprawl
-Isolation


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Panama City is one of the more popular beach cities in the Florida Panhandle. The area has large white-sand beaches, particularly to the northwest in Panama City Beach (a separate city). Panama City Beach is a spring-break destination with a substantial tourist-oriented infrastructure including amusement parks. Its 1950’s-style beach strip appearance reflects its mostly lower-middle class clientele. The beaches themselves and the water are very attractive and create a prime destination for watersports enthusiasts. Nearby ocean currents support abundant marine life, and fishing and diving are popular.


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Quick Facts About Panama City Beach


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Panama City Beach is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Panama City Beach jobs have Increased by 2.22 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Panama City Beach's cost of living is 3.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Panama City Beach's population is 11,623 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.53 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Panama City Beach is $185,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.30 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Panama City Beach public schools spend $9,320 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Panama City Beach.

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Reviewing PCB and surrounding Area
Truth be told, if you move here to actually live it would be best to secure a “Career Type” job in the vicinity prior to arriving. If you show up expecting to get a job... (read more)
Reviewing PCB, Panama City and Surrounding Area
Truth be told, if you move here to actually live it would be best to secure a “Career Type” job in the vicinity prior to arriving. If you show up expecting to get a job... (read more)
Don't move here---it sucks!
I moved here almost six years ago after my parents retired here. This area has been called the redneck riveria with good reason. I have never lived in an area where... (read more)
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