Santa Rosa County

Santa Rosa County, Florida

68655 Caroline St
Milton, FL 32570
Phone: (850) 983-1974
Fax: (850) 983-1986
www.co.santa-rosa.fl.us

In western end of FL panhandle, east of Pensacola; organized Feb 18, 1842 (prior to statehood) from Escambia County. Name Origin: For Santa Rosa Island, which lies off its southern coast; named for Santa Rosa de Viterbo (1235-52), Christian saint

Area (sq mi):: 1173.57 (land 1016.93; water 156.65) Population per square mile: 140.70
Population 2005: 143,105 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 21.50%; 1990-2000 44.30% Population 2000: 117,743 (White 89.10%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 1.30%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $20,089; median household $41,881; Population below poverty level: 9.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,066-$25,027
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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United Bank serves Santa Rosa County, Florida in Jay, Milton, and Pace.
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ECUA serves more than 75,000 customers in Escambia County and 21,000 in neighboring Santa Rosa County, all of which are offered recycling pickup along with regular waste services.
He was in the Santa Rosa County Jail on Tuesday, accused of driving with a suspended license, vehicle theft and resisting an officer.
The new distribution center, which will consolidate Goldring's Fort Walton Beach and Pensacola centers, is expected to bring 220 new jobs to Santa Rosa County and service more than 2,200 retail accounts.
About 100 inmates were being transferred to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office jail, though the exact number was not known, office spokesman Rich Aloy said.
She earned a bachelor's degree from Marshall University, a master's degree from Troy State University and is a graduate of the Santa Rosa County Leadership Program, 2004.
And Diane Bence, a Durham driver from Santa Rosa County, said: "We voted overwhelmingly to have our union, but the company is not respecting our decision."
Case in point: Taxpayers in Florida's Santa Rosa County District recently ended up spending about $900,000 in a series of lawsuits over the role of religion in public schools, ignited in part by prayer during school events.

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