Bay County, Florida Population 2022

Bay County, Florida's estimated population is 140,100 with a growth rate of -7.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bay County, Florida is the 31st largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 169,206 and has seen a growth of -17.20% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
192011,4070.00%
193012,0916846.00%
194020,6868,59571.09%
195042,68922,003106.37%
196067,13124,44257.26%
197075,2838,15212.14%
198097,74022,45729.83%
1990126,99429,25429.93%
2010169,20642,21233.24%
2011169,5553490.21%
2012171,7572,2021.30%
2013174,5962,8391.65%
2014178,2893,6932.12%
2015181,4883,1991.79%
2016183,6342,1461.18%
2017184,7361,1020.60%
2018186,2401,5040.81%
2019174,705-11,535-6.19%
2020163,170-11,535-6.60%
2021151,635-11,535-7.07%
2022140,100-11,535-7.61%
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Bay County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White144,83080.43%
Black or African American19,30110.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native5470.30%
Asian4,0732.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2580.14%
Some Other Race2,7741.54%
Two or More Races8,2934.61%
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Bay County, Florida Population by Race

Bay County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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Bay County, Florida Median Age

40.6


Total

39


Male

42.2


Female

Bay County, Florida Adults

There are 142,019 adults, (31,522 of whom are seniors) in Bay County, Florida.

Bay County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bay County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

90,704

50.37%

Male

89,372

49.63%

Bay County, Florida Population by Age

Bay County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bay County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All67.3%32.7%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female47.2%52.8%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bay County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All73,5362.4267.3
Married34,9763.0178.3
Male3,5543.2664.7
Female8,9023.2347.2
Non Family26,1041.2359.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Bay County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5472.77%
9th to 12th Grade8,0366.29%
High School Graduate37,71029.49%
Some College32,25825.23%
Associates Degree15,00111.73%
Bachelors Degree20,14815.76%
Graduate Degree11,1578.73%
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Bay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,8122,162994
Other Race1,4061,160366
White101,92294,03126,335
Hispanic6,8805,8631,575
2+ Races3,6403,303825
Native American48837691
Black12,57710,8411,611
Islander138129

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.35%.

Bay County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,111$41,704$29,614
Less Than 9th Grade$21,600$27,306$17,331
High School Graduate$30,339$35,487$24,864
Some College$33,304$39,979$28,046
Bachelors Degree$44,702$56,875$38,692
Graduate Degree$59,513$81,612$45,786

$35,111

Average Earnings

$41,704

Average Male

$29,614

Average Female

Bay County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bay County, Florida Language by Age

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Bay County, Florida Language

91.65% of Bay County, Florida residents speak only English, while 8.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Bay County, Florida Language

Bay County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black18,7324,47723.90%
Multiple8,1421,75221.52%
Hispanic11,6801,90916.34%
Asian4,07145811.25%
White134,96314,40810.68%
Islander258249.30%
Native53981.48%
Other722NaN%

13.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.99%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bay County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bay County, Florida is Black, with 23.90% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.71%.

Bay County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.86%
High School13.39%
Some College9.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

Bay County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.60%
Male Unemployed26.89%
Female Employed8.84%
Female Unemployed39.35%

Bay County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bay County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,483$73,774
Families$68,575$85,976
Married Families$81,408$98,183
Non Families$36,278$48,884
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Income by Household Type

Bay County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bay County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Bay County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bay County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Bay County, Florida Marital Status

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21,209

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,438
First Gulf War7,233
Vietnam6,757
Korea1,348
World War II357

Bay County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,132
35 to 546,123
55 to 644,769
65 to 744,412
75+3,773

Bay County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18,28015.99%
Black2,06214.39%
Native American16532.48%
Asian1153.62%
Other Race1419.07%
2+ Races44610.24%
Hispanic1,14714.94%

Bay County, Florida Veterans by Race

Bay County, Florida Veterans by Education

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6.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bay County, Florida Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bay County, Florida Employment by Age

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Bay County, Florida Employment by Race

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Bay County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.69%

Born in Bay County, Florida

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.31% of Bay County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 40.69% having been born in Florida. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bay County, Florida Place of Birth

  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

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