Bay County FL Information

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  1. Bay County 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Bay County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 175,075
Population in Households 171,208
Population in Familes 133,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,867
Population Density 231
Diversity Index1 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,244
Average Household Income $70,630
Per Capita Income $28,478
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 101,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42,284 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,203 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30,986 (30.5%)
Median Home Value $195,441
Housing Affordability Index2 137
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 70,487
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 45,365
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.39% 0.79%
Households 0.32% 0.76%
Families 0.22% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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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, 2019 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 # 30 57th
Population Density # 32 54th
Diversity Index # 47 31st
Median Household Income # 24 66th
Per Capita Income # 25 64th

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