Pretty Bayou, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pretty Bayou, Florida - Basic Facts

The Pretty Bayou Census Designated Place had a population of 3,255 as of July 1, 2016. Pretty Bayou ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pretty Bayou is located at latitude 30.2002 and longitude -85.6977 in Bay County. The formal boundaries for the Pretty Bayou Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Pretty Bayou Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403446) 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 Pretty Bayou Census Designated Place is located within Panama City CCD of Bay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pretty Bayou 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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Pretty Bayou, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,255
Population in Households 3,209
Population in Familes 2,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,933
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 1,337
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 911
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 975 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $256,674
Average Home Value $332,692


Median Household Income $64,541
Average Household Income $96,776
Per Capita Income $40,872
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.7%
Households 0.24% 0.68%
Families -0.1% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Pretty Bayou, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pretty Bayou 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 # 556 40th
Population Density1 # 394 57th
Diversity Index2 # 689 25th
Median Household Income # 154 83rd
Per Capita Income # 127 86th

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