Bay County, Florida Population 2018

Bay County, Florida's estimated population is 180,117 with a growth rate of -1.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bay County, Florida is the 28th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017183,5633,4461.91%
2017180,117-2,875-1.57%
2016182,9921,8081.00%
2015181,1842,9631.66%
2014178,2213,5952.06%
2013174,6262,8711.67%
2012171,7552,2341.32%
2011169,5213140.19%
2010169,20742,21333.24%
1990126,99429,25429.93%
198097,74022,45729.83%
197075,2838,15212.14%
196067,13124,44257.26%
195042,68922,003106.37%
194020,6868,59571.09%
193012,0916846.00%
192011,4070.00%

Bay County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White147,474
Black or African American19,740
Two or More Races5,864
Asian4,196
Some Other Race1,400
American Indian and Alaska Native1,389
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Bay County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bay County, Florida Median Age

39.6


Total

38.1


Male

41.1


Female

Bay County, Florida Adults

There are 141,213 adults, (29,281 of whom are seniors) in Bay County, Florida.

Bay County, Florida Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

90,575

50.29%

Male

89,542

49.71%

Bay County, Florida Households and Families

Bay County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Bay County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All62.4%37.6%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female44.1%55.9%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bay County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,6672.5962.4
Married32,8043.1575
Non Family24,1191.2853.1
Female8,3373.7544.1
Male3,4073.6652.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bay County, Florida Households

Bay County, Florida Education

Bay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8713.08%
9th to 12th Grade9,7667.77%
High School Graduate38,86230.93%
Some College31,90025.39%
Associates Degree13,15910.47%
Bachelors Degree18,08114.39%
Graduate Degree10,0047.96%

Bay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White101,72391,58223,673
Black12,30510,4711,373
Hispanic6,0815,1381,345
Asian2,7802,3371,041
Multiple Races2,2862,119561
Native American912753187
Other Race73952987
Islander2424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 37.45%.

Bay County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,432$37,738$26,421
Less Than High School$19,979$21,479$16,317
High School Grad$25,718$29,831$21,246
Some College$31,298$37,939$26,027
Bachelors Degree$42,987$59,506$35,662
Graduate Degree$60,637$82,610$43,507

$31,432

Average Earnings

$37,738

Average Male

$26,421

Average Female

Bay County, Florida Language

Bay County, Florida Language by Age

Bay County, Florida Language

93.12% of Bay County, Florida residents speak only English, while 6.88% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Bay County, Florida Poverty

Bay County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White137,39218,27613.30%
Black19,2775,31227.56%
Hispanic10,6301,85317.43%
Multiple5,73795616.66%
Asian4,18860714.49%
Native1,36944632.58%
Other1,40034324.50%
Islander543055.56%

15.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.81%

Male Poverty Rate

16.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay County, Florida is Islander, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bay County, Florida is White, with 13.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.21%.

Bay County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.41%
High School13.80%
Some College10.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Bay County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.31%
Male Unemployed25.01%
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed6.62%

Bay County, Florida Income

Bay County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,283$66,918
Families$61,750$79,080
Married Families$73,340$91,109
Non Families$30,995$41,655

Bay County, Florida Marital Status

Bay County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Bay County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Bay County, Florida Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Bay County, Florida Veterans

Bay County, Florida Veterans by War

21,952

Number of Veterans

19,115

Male Veterans

2,837

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,607
First Gulf War6,936
Second Gulf War5,678
Korea1,761
World War II582

Bay County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 546,498
65 to 744,784
55 to 644,477
75+3,804
18 to 342,389

Bay County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,10616.46%
Black2,10414.84%
Hispanic82912.13%
2 or More36012.74%
Indian19018.27%
Asian1113.57%
Other818.55%

Bay County, Florida Veterans by Education

8.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay County, Florida Employment Status

Bay County, Florida Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bay County, Florida Employment by Race

Bay County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bay County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Panama City346873763529488.50%
Lynn Haven1847420850237612.86%
Callaway14336152699336.51%
Panama City Beach1155412776122210.58%
Springfield890294945926.65%
Parker431746173006.95%
Mexico Beach1072119011811.01%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990