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The Upper Grand Lagoon CDP(1) had a population of 15,739 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Upper Grand Lagoon is located at latitude 30.1633 and longitude -85.7408 in Bay County. The formal boundaries for the Upper Grand Lagoon Census Designated Place 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 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 of Bay County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Upper Grand Lagoon, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 15,739 (100%)
Population in Households 15,632 (99.3%)
Population in Families 11,742 (74.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 107 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 1,945
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $67,871
Average Household Income $93,671
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $40,054
Wealth Index5 116


Total HU (Housing Units) 9,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,603 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,125 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,701 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $278,272
Average Home Value $337,014
Housing Affordability Index3 139


Total Households 6,728
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,123
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 1.07% 1.55%
Households 1.04% 1.56%
Families 0.87% 1.42%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
Owner Occupied HU   1.06%

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, 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 # 240 74th
Population Density # 412 55th
Median Household Income # 264 71st
Housing Affordability Index # 459 50th
Per Capita Income # 235 75th
Diversity Index # 669 27th

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