Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle and the county seat of Escambia County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 56,255 and as of 2009, the estimated population was 53,752.
Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags" due to the five governments that have flown flags over it during its history: the flags of Spain (Castile), France, Great Britain, the Confederate States of America, and the United States. Other nicknames include "World's Whitest Beaches" (due to the white sand prevalent along beaches in the Florida panhandle), "Cradle of Naval Aviation", "Western Gate to the Sunshine State", "America's First Settlement", "Emerald Coast", "Redneck Riviera", "Red Snapper Capital of the World", and "P-Cola.
There are a number of annual festivals, events, historic tours, and landmarks. The Pensacola Seafood Festival and The Pensacola Crawfish Festival held in the heart of historic Downtown has been held for nearly 30 years with live music acts. The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is held annually in November in Seville Square often drawing more than 200 regional and international artists as well as The Children's Art Festival which is held in the same park featuring art by children from local area schools.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,779, and the median income for a family was $42,868.
The climate of Pensacola is humid subtropical, with short, mild winters and hot, humid summers. Typical summer conditions have highs in the low 90s °F and lows in the mid 70s. Afternoon or evening thunderstorms are common during the summer months.
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