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Bay County, Florida Facts

Facts
State Florida
Land area 758.5 square miles
Population Density 222.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 174,987
Population change 3.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 21.5%
65 and over 15.9%
Females 50.4%
White 82.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.4
Asian 2.3%
Two or more races 3%
Black or African American 11.2%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21.1%
Veterans 22,243
Households and Housing
Households 67,561
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 79.6%
Median household income $47,461
The per capita income $24,498
Live below the poverty line. 14.7%
housing units 99,575
Multi-unit structures 31%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $157,600
Residents owning their homes. 62.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 15,465
Women-owned firms 29%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.7%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.3%
Retail sales $2,471,968
Retail sales per capita $15,138
Manufacturers shipments $1,254,295
Merchant wholesaler sales $644,966