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The City of Lynn Haven had a population of 17,999 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Lynn Haven is located at latitude 30.2455 and longitude -85.6483 in Bay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lynn Haven encompass a land area of 10.37 sq. miles and a water area of 1.4 sq. miles. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Lynn Haven has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lynn Haven is located within Lynn Haven CCD of Bay County.

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Lynn Haven, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 17,999 (100%)
Population in Households 17,879 (99.3%)
Population in Families 14,846 (82.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 120 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 1,724
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $71,042
Average Household Income $86,796
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $34,819
Wealth Index5 95


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,554 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,708 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 796 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $248,571
Average Home Value $272,345
Housing Affordability Index3 172


Total Households 7,262
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 5,049
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.08% 0.62%
Households -0.12% 0.62%
Families -0.1% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
Owner Occupied HU   0.68%

Lynn Haven, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynn Haven to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 215 77th
Population Density # 460 50th
Median Household Income # 237 74th
Housing Affordability Index # 727 79th
Per Capita Income # 325 65th
Diversity Index # 561 39th

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