Community Demographics


Ready to look at Bay County as your next corporate location? Take a look at our community's demographics and see how we are ready to welcome you.

Visit our population, Workforce, and Education demographic sections below for information and data about our community.




Great Place to Live, Work, & Play


While Bay County is a great place to vacation, more and more people are realizing what a great place it is to live. It’s no surprise that Bay County has enjoyed steady growth since 1990, adding 40,400 people, an average of almost 2,020 per year. Learn more about how we are a growing and thriving community.






#1 Ranked Workforce In The US


Within a 60-mile radius of Bay County, there is a population of approximately one-half million and a civilian labor shed of more than one-quarter million with a mean age that is the state’s youngest. This energetic, motivated and productive workforce is capable of meeting any employer’s needs. Learn more about our workforce capabilities.






Our Education Partners


Bay County has the infrastructure necessary to grow quality talent to meet today’s workforce needs. From early learning opportunities to post-secondary degree programs, Bay County has access to quality education institutions. Learn more about how our community partners togehter in the name of education.






Becca Hardin

“Our dynamic pro-business leadership works tirelessly to create an exceptional business climate where your company can thrive.”





  • Bay County Florida
  • City of Lynn Haven Florida
  • City of Panama City Florida
  • City of Panama City Beach Florida
  • CareerSource
  • Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
  • Port Panama City
  • St Joe
  • Gulf Power
  • Tourist Development Council

5230 West Hwy 98,
Panama City FL 32401

Phone: 850.215.9965



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