Bay County Population 2017

Bay County's estimated population is 183,974 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bay County is the 27th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016183,9742,0271.11%
2015181,9473,0871.73%
2014178,8603,8662.21%
2013174,9942,9651.72%
2012172,0292,3821.40%
2011169,6473900.23%
2010169,25742,26333.28%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Bay County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White149,85981.46%
Black or African American20,48711.14%
Two or More Races5,7423.12%
Asian4,1112.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4800.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2680.15%

Bay County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Bay County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Panama City346873763529488.50%
Lynn Haven1847420850237612.86%
Panama City Beach1155412776122210.58%
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