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Lynn Haven, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Lynn Haven is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bay County at latitude 30.2367 and longitude -85.6391. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lynn Haven, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lynn Haven, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lynn Haven indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lynn Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.37 sq. miles and a water area of 1.4 sq. miles.

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Lynn Haven, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 19,045
Population in Households 18,935
Population in Familes 15,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density1 1,837
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 7,791
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 5,395
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,095 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,697 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 954 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $192,764
Average Home Value $229,893


Median Household Income $54,827
Average Household Income $69,371
Per Capita Income $28,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 1.27%
Households 0.8% 1.33%
Families 0.97% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.


Lynn Haven, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynn Haven to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 190 79th
Population Density1 # 398 57th
Diversity Index2 # 565 38th
Median Household Income # 226 76th
Per Capita Income # 297 68th

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