Bay County Information

Bay in Florida occupies 1,033 square miles and has a 2006 population of 163,505, a change from a 2000 population of 148,218 and 126,994 in 1990. 12.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.5% percent is 25-35, and 14.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,095 acts of violent crime reported in Bay in 2004, a change from 914 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,632 people: 3.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.6%.

Read more about Bay, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBay 
StateFlorida 
Land Area1,033 sq. milesRanked 735 of 3,140
Population 2006163,505Ranked 356 of 3,140
Population 2005161,322 
Population 2000148,218Ranked 366 of 3,140
Population 1990126,994Ranked 365 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion84.4% 
African American11.3% 
Asian American1.8% 
Native American.8% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.6% 
Population 5 to 1412.8% 
Population 15 to 2412.6% 
Population 25 to 3412.5% 
Population 35 to 4414.4% 
Population 45 to 5414.9% 
Population 55 to 6412.1% 
Population 65 to 748.3% 
Population 75 and up5.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,095914
Murders / Manslaughters11 
Forcible Rapes97 
Robberies163 
Aggravated Assaults824 
Total Property Crimes7,6427,072
Burglaries1,632 
Larceny Thefts5,493 
Motor Vehicle Thefts517 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population84,81071,998
Unemployed Population2,6323,340
Unemployment Rate3.1%4.6%

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