Jay, Florida 

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Population

400

-45.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$39,375

Median Home Price

$142,900

Best Places to Live in Jay, Florida

Beach city/Military town - Western tip of Florida Panhandle on Pensacola Bay along the Gulf Coast. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Jay, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby beaches
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
Cons
-Arts and culture
-Hurricane risk
-Growth and sprawl

Local Listings in Jay
 $375,000 
6194 Old Pollard Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3062 SqFt
 $79,900 
6543 Daniel Griffis Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1008 SqFt
 $194,900 
9701 Chumuckla Springs Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1956 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metro Area

Because of the strategic location and harbor protection, Pensacola has a rich and varied history. It has “changed hands” among nations 13 times, with periods of French, British, and Spanish occupation. A lumber boom in the late 1800’s also left its mark on architecture and historic sites. Today the city has a strong military presence with the Pensacola Naval Air Station, headquarters of the Blue Angels. Educational attainment is fairly high for a town of this type, and the 9000-student University of West Florida adds a college town element.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Jay
Zip Codes: 32565
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 112 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jay is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jay jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jay's cost of living is 5.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jay's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Jay, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Santa Rosa county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jay's population is 400 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 45.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jay is $142,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Jay public schools spend $8,488 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Jay. More Education


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Housing Market in Jay

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Reviews for Jay   4 Reviews
Zero Stars - 8/2/2019
I grew up in Jay and lived there up until I was 19. Living there was absolute hell for so many reasons. The population is very small and 98% white people. Most of the... Read More

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The school is terrible, and sex crimes are rampant - 9/5/2018
I've lived here for six years now, since I was fifteen. The only school is small: I graduated in a class of somewhere around 50, I believe. The most interesting thing... Read More

Grew up in this area - 3/15/2017
My parents moved to jay when I was 11 y/o. Admittedly the worst move of their life. The people are ignorant and racist. The school tolerates bullying because it is... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN JAY
$375,000
6194 Old Pollard Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$79,900
6543 Daniel Griffis Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$194,900
9701 Chumuckla Springs Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$189,900
4375C Darney Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$105,000
3700 Godwin Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$424,900
6488 Slash Pine Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$64,500
6791 Will Jones Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

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