Bay County FL Information


Bay County Subdivisions

Bay County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 180,782
Population in Households 176,797
Population in Familes 137,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,985
Population Density1 238
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $51,136
Average Household Income $68,127
Per Capita Income $28,224


Total Housing Units 106,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45,167 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 27,644 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 33,599 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $198,502
Average Home Value $244,256


Total Households 72,811
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 46,888
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.83% 1.16%
Households 0.75% 1.13%
Families 0.65% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   3.26%


Bay County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 28 60th
Population Density # 30 57th
Diversity Index # 47 31st
Median Household Income # 25 64th
Per Capita Income # 27 61st

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