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Mexico Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Mexico Beach had a population of 690 as of July 1, 2019. Mexico Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mexico Beach is located at latitude 29.948 and longitude -85.418 in Bay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mexico Beach encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Mexico Beach (GNIS ID: 2404246) 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 Mexico Beach is located within Mexico Beach CCD of Bay County.


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Mexico Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mexico Beach, FL Housing Affordability Index is 99
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Mexico Beach, FL Wealth Index is 97
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 690
Population in Households 690
Population in Familes 497
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 303
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,170
Average Household Income $80,246
Per Capita Income $41,942
Wealth Index3 97

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (19.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 814 (69.3%)
Median Home Value $281,383
Housing Affordability Index2 99
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 360
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 2
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 -4.65% 9.62%
Households -4.72% 9.51%
Families -4.8% 9.39%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.22%

Mexico Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mexico Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 796 13th
Population Density # 793 14th
Diversity Index # 767 16th
Median Household Income # 361 61st
Per Capita Income # 166 82nd

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