Bay County PUMA, FL

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2022 Population
181,055
39.5% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.2
1.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
12.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,999
11.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$246,800
20.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
67,717
46.1% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Bay County PUMA, FL had a population of 181k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $65,999. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bay County PUMA, FL declined from 299,368 to 181,055, a −39.5% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,260 to $65,999, a 11.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bay County PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.57%), White (Hispanic) (3%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.24%).

9.39% of the households in Bay County PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.5% of the residents in Bay County PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bay County PUMA, FL are Gulf Coast State College (882 degrees awarded in 2022) and Tom P. Haney Technical College (131 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Bay County PUMA, FL was $246,800, and the homeownership rate was 68.6%.

Most people in Bay County PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Bay County PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Bay County PUMA, FL is home to a population of 181k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.29% of Bay County PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (13.2k people).

In 2022, there were 7.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (136k people) in Bay County PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Bay County PUMA, FL are Spanish (8,441 households), Russian (1,171 households), and Vietnamese (843 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
76,917
Women
49.1%
79,663
Men
50.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 156,580 inhabitants, with 50.9% men, and 49.1% women.

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Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Bay County PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bay County PUMA, FL was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bay County PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    136k ± 567
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.5k ± 691
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    8.27k ± 789
7.17%
Hispanic Population
13k people

In 2022, there were 7.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (136k people) in Bay County PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.17% of the people in Bay County PUMA, FL are hispanic (13k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,493 ± 944 people
  2. Jamaica
    731 ± 662 people
  3. Philippines
    648 ± 624 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bay County PUMA, FL was Mexico, the natal country of 1,493 Bay County PUMA, FL residents, followed by Jamaica with 731 and Philippines with 648.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.29%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13.2k people
6.57%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.7k people

As of 2022, 7.29% of Bay County PUMA, FL residents (13.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bay County PUMA, FL was 6.57%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,441 households (4.94%)
  2. Russian
    1,171 households (0.685%)
  3. Vietnamese
    843 households (0.493%)

9.39% of the households in Bay County PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Bay County PUMA, FL was Spanish. 4.94% of the households in Bay County PUMA, FL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,372 ± 698
  2. Vietnam
    4,914 ± 460
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,254 ± 519

Bay County PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bay County PUMA, FL employs 67.7k people. The largest industries in Bay County PUMA, FL are Construction (5,559 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,111 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,242 people), and the highest paying industries are Farming ($304,772), Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. ($194,850), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($193,235).

Males in Bay County PUMA, FL have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,867. The income inequality in Bay County PUMA, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
58,590
Women
47.3%
65,260
Men
52.7%

The workforce of Bay County PUMA, FL in 2020 was 123,850 people, with 47.3% woman, and 52.7% men.

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Occupations

67.7k
2022 Value
−46.1%
1 Year decline
± −46.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bay County PUMA, FL declined at a rate of −46.1%, from 126k employees to 67.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bay County PUMA, FL, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,286 people), Other managers (1,994 people), and Cashiers (1,680 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bay County PUMA, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67.7k
2022 Value
−46.1%
1 Year decline
± −46.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bay County PUMA, FL declined at a rate of −46.1%, from 126k employees to 67.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bay County PUMA, FL, are Construction (5,559 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,111 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,242 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bay County PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Bay County PUMA, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,840
Median earning men ± $1,317
$32,572
Median earning women ± $1,445

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($71,481), Information ($58,450), and Manufacturing ($56,952).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($78,516), Public Administration ($50,750), and Manufacturing ($43,980).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bay County PUMA, FL awarded 1,013 degrees. The student population of Bay County PUMA, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,924 male students and 3,194 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bay County PUMA, FL are White (752 and 74.5%), followed by Black or African American (97 and 9.61%), Hispanic or Latino (63 and 6.24%), and Two or More Races (42 and 4.16%).

The largest universities in Bay County PUMA, FL by number of degrees awarded are Gulf Coast State College (882 and 87.1%) and Tom P. Haney Technical College (131 and 12.9%).

The most popular majors in Bay County PUMA, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (377 and 37.2%), Registered Nursing (156 and 15.4%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (46 and 4.54%).

The median tuition cost in Bay County PUMA, FL for a public four year colleges is $1,750 for in-state students and $7,065 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,118 students enrolled in Bay County PUMA, FL, 37.6% men and 62.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,568 records, of which 62.1% were women and 37.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 377 degrees awarded
  2. 103 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Bay County PUMA, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 377 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 882 degrees awarded
  2. 131 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gulf Coast State College with 882 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 363 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bay County PUMA, FL, which is 0.558 times less than the 650 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 752 degrees mean that there were 7.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 97 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($1,750) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($620) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,056) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.674% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.594% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Bay County PUMA, FL in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.8k), Some college (28.9k), and Bachelors Degree (20.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bay County PUMA, FL was $246,800 in 2022, which is 0.875 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $204,800 to $246,800, a 20.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Bay County PUMA, FL is 68.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bay County PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bay County PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bay County PUMA, FL is $65,999. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bay County PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

Property

$246,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,496
$51,208
Median Property Taxes
±$1,931

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bay County PUMA, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.6%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.6% of the housing units in Bay County PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bay County PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$65,999
Median Household Income
± $2,086
74.7k
Number of Households
± 2,325

In 2022, the median household income of the 74.7k households in Bay County PUMA, FL grew to $65,999 from the previous year's value of $59,260.

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Wage Distribution

0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Bay County PUMA, FL
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Bay County PUMA, FL

In 2022, the income inequality in Bay County PUMA, FL was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.06% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Bay County PUMA, FL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bay County PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.72%)

In 2022, 78.1% of workers in Bay County PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who worked at home (7.72%).

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bay County PUMA, FL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.08% of the workforce in Bay County PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bay County PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bay County PUMA, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bay County PUMA, FL (21.8k out of 178k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bay County PUMA, FL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.3% of the population of Bay County PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 32.6% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 20.7% on non-group plans, and 6.18% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1385 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1631 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1,385 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 19.4% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.7%
Uninsured
32.6%
Employer Coverage
15.5%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
20.7%
Non-Group
6.18%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bay County PUMA, FL declined by 3.56% from 14.2% to 13.7%.

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