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Pretty Bayou, Florida - Basic Facts

The Pretty Bayou Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bay County at latitude 30.2002 and longitude -85.6977. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the Pretty Bayou Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pretty Bayou, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Pretty Bayou indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Pretty Bayou Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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Pretty Bayou, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,109
Population in Households 3,066
Population in Familes 2,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 1,833
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,274
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 870
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 941 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 333 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $224,138
Average Home Value $294,601


Median Household Income $63,650
Average Household Income $95,674
Per Capita Income $40,271
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.72% 0.15%
Households -0.65% 0.14%
Families -1.33% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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 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 # 561 39th
Population Density1 # 402 56th
Diversity Index2 # 699 24th
Median Household Income # 132 86th
Per Capita Income # 112 88th

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