Lower Grand Lagoon, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lower Grand Lagoon, Florida - Basic Facts

The Lower Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place had a population of 4,095 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lower Grand Lagoon is located at latitude 30.1431 and longitude -85.7522 in Bay County. The formal boundaries for the Lower Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Lower Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403243) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lower Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place is located within Panama City Beaches CCD of Bay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lower Grand Lagoon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lower Grand Lagoon, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,095
Population in Households 4,095
Population in Familes 2,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,942
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 2,029
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 974
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 876 (13.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,152 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,734 (70.0%)
Median Home Value $236,620
Average Home Value $327,397


Median Household Income $43,025
Average Household Income $60,880
Per Capita Income $30,269
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.37%
Households 0.8% 1.34%
Families 0.45% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lower Grand Lagoon, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lower Grand Lagoon to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 501 46th
Population Density1 # 391 58th
Diversity Index2 # 643 30th
Median Household Income # 517 44th
Per Capita Income # 285 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.