Northwest Pensacola is a neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida. It’s known as the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle and for being county seat of Escambia County, which borders with Santa Rosa Island across from Gulf of Mexico.
The University of West Florida is located in Pensacola, and the campus sits just north of downtown. The city also hosts a large United States Naval Air Station known for its Blue Angels demonstration team and National Navy Aviation Museum.
A number of annual festivals and events take place in the heart of historic downtown. The Pensacola Seafood Festival has been held for nearly 30 years, offering live music acts alongside seafood dishes from local restaurants. Similarly, the Crawfish festival is also a popular event with attendees getting to enjoy crawdads as well as other types fish such as tuna or red snapper on offer at some stands (1).
The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is held annually in November, often drawing more than 200 regional and international artists. It’s also home to the Children’s Art Festival which takes place at Seville Square Park featuring art by children from local area schools.
There are a number of different performance venues in the Pensacola Area, including the Pensacola Bay Center (formerly the Pensacola Civic Center), often used for big ticket events, and the Saenger Theater, used for performances and mid-level events. Other theatres used for live performances, plays, and musicals include the Pensacola Little Theatre, Pensacola State College, University of West Florida, Vinyl Music Hall, and Loblolly Theatre. Pensacola is also home to the Pensacola Opera, Pensacola Children’s Chorus, Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, and the Choral Society of Pensacola, as well as Ballet Pensacola. There is also the Palafox Place entertainment district.
In July 2021, Northwest Pensacola’s median listing home price was $235K. The figure is trending up 18.5% year-over-year and the list price per square foot was about $135. This means that there are 33 cities in or around the area with individual prices for homes varying from West Pensacola ($126k) to Fairhope ($451k).
Fairhope has a median listing price of 451k dollars making it more expensive than any other city close by while West Pensacola comes as cheapest among them all having an average cost of 126k.