Perdido Key

Go kayaking, charter a boat, watch the dolphins, walk a trail, spend time on the beach, eat some fresh seafood, then see what you can find to do in the afternoon.

Welcome to Perdido Key

Affluent beach town with immediate access to natural wonders
Perdido Key is a small neighborhood only a few hundred yards wide and 16 miles long. This hidden jewel in the northwest corner of Florida's panhandle is situated between Pensacola, Florida, and Orange Beach, Alabama.
Perdido Key, which translates to the "Lost Island" in Spanish, is a sanctuary and refuge for people and the natural world. It mixes the charm of the South with coastal living and the preservation of the area's abundant natural beauty. 
Most homes in Perdido Key were constructed between 1970 and 1999, making them established, charming, and full of character. There are also several houses built in the 2000s. Luxury apartments and high-rise condominiums with exclusive amenities are also available in Perdido Key.

What to Love

  • Magnificent aquatic wildlife all year round
  • A close-knit community with a small population
  • Perdido Key State Park

Local Lifestyle

Perdido Key is a very nautical suburban coastal area. The small year-round population creates a very close-knit atmosphere. Like much of the country, many locals in this neighborhood consider having a car helpful in going to work. Its small-town community charm is ideal for people of all ages, from young professionals to retirees. Locals in Perdido Key enjoy its tranquil atmosphere. 
Many things make locals consider Perdido Key such a wonderful place to live. There are stretches of white sandy beaches, crystal blue water, and accessibility to some of the most magnificent flora and fauna along the coast.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Perdido Key’s restaurants have access to some of the freshest seafood on the coast. Perdido Key's exquisite local favorites like the Florabama Yacht Club, Jellyfish Restaurant and Sushi Bar, and Perdido Key Oyster Bar Restaurant & Marina are worth checking out.
When shopping in Perdido Key, you'll find various fashion, novelty, and art stores in Villagio Town Center. Beachwear and souvenirs are available from the Perdido Key Trading Company at different price points. The neighboring towns provide a wide range of shopping options, including the Tanger Outlet Foley, located just a few moments away across the state line in Alabama, for designer retailers.

Things to Do 

Water is a part of life in Perdido Key. You could go fishing, boating, kayaking, hiking, or visiting one of the many state or national parks nearby. If you are a nature enthusiast, you'll love the serene beaches, hiking trails, and year-round access to wildlife, including eagles, dolphins, turtles, manatees, and more.
If you are interested in local history, you can explore Pensacola Village, Pensacola Lighthouse, and the Naval Air Museum. At the museum, you can check out the IMAX cinema and even put your flying skills to the test with a flight simulator. Fort Pickens, erected in the 19th century to defend Pensacola, is another historical site you can check out.
There are many great attractions at Perdido Key State Park as well. While there, visit the dog park with your furry companion. Another excellent resource for locals is the Perdido Bay Community Center.


The Escambia School District serves all of the schools in Perdido Key. There are 35 elementary schools, nine middle schools, and seven high schools, which are adequately staffed and resourced. Some notable public schools in the area include:
  • Escambia High School, 9-12
  • Hellen Caro Elementary School, PK-5
  • Jim C. Bailey Middle School, 6-8

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Overview for Perdido Key, FL

1,610 people live in Perdido Key, where the median age is 59 and the average individual income is $87,718. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Perdido Key, FL

Perdido Key has 909 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Perdido Key do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,610 people call Perdido Key home. The population density is 441.02 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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56.4 / 43.6%

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