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Upper Grand Lagoon, Florida - Basic Facts

The Upper Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place had a population of 15,346 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Upper Grand Lagoon is located at latitude 30.1739 and longitude -85.7525 in Bay County. The formal boundaries for the Upper Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.09 sq. miles and a water area of 7.82 sq. miles. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Upper Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402953) 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 Upper Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place is located within Panama City Beaches CCD of Bay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Upper 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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Upper Grand Lagoon, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,346
Population in Households 15,239
Population in Familes 11,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 1,897
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 6,583
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 4,058
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,691 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,892 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,679 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $265,680
Average Home Value $333,263


Median Household Income $52,720
Average Household Income $70,765
Per Capita Income $30,631
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.52% 1.75%
Households 1.53% 1.76%
Families 1.31% 1.62%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

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

The table below compares Upper 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 # 231 75th
Population Density1 # 399 57th
Diversity Index2 # 663 28th
Median Household Income # 308 67th
Per Capita Income # 278 70th

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