Pretty Bayou, Florida

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Population in 2010: 3,206. Population change since 2000: -8.9%
Males: 1,473  (46.0%)
Females: 1,733  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  49.7 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32405.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,175 (it was $48,347 in 2000)
Pretty Bayou:

$57,175
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,367 (it was $26,930 in 2000)

Pretty Bayou CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $216,550 (it was $132,000 in 2000)
Pretty Bayou:

$216,550
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $281,630; Detached houses: $291,877; In 2-unit structures: $209,201; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $48,193; Mobile homes: $40,182

Median gross rent in 2012: $854.

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  • White alone - 2,798 (90.6%)
  • Hispanic - 112 (3.6%)
  • Black alone - 71 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 46 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.5%)

Races in Pretty Bayou detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pretty Bayou: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.5%), English (15.6%), Irish (11.9%), United States (8.8%), French (3.6%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,624 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pretty Bayou:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pretty Bayou CDP:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

110 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This place:  3.6%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,577 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,482 (0.6%)

Pretty Bayou satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (73.4 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (153.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (581.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Panama City, FL (1.6 miles ), Upper Grand Lagoon, FL (2.0 miles ), Lynn Haven, FL (2.0 miles ), Hiland Park, FL (2.1 miles ), Lower Grand Lagoon, FL (2.2 miles ), Cedar Grove, FL (2.4 miles ), Springfield, FL (2.4 miles ), Parker, FL (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 30.20 N, Longitude: 85.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Pretty Bayou household income distribution Pretty Bayou home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Pretty Bayou: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pretty Bayou, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Pretty Bayou-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Pretty Bayou place center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/2/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pretty Bayou-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.6 miles away from Pretty Bayou center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 318.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 297.3 miles away from Pretty Bayou center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bay County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pretty Bayou topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pretty Bayou:

  • BAYSHORE CLUSTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • BAY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • NHC HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • RESIDENTIAL CRF SEAVIEW (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)
  • LISENBY ON LAKE CAROLINE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PANAMA CITY, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pretty Bayou:

  • Gulf Coast State College (about 2 miles; Panama City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 53 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 77 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 79 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 83 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 85 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Florida State University (about 86 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)

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Notable location: Northwest Side Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pretty Bayou include: Presbyterian Church in America (A), Holy Nativity Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 45.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
130 people in nursing homes in 2000

Pretty Bayou compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pretty Bayou travel time to work - commute Pretty Bayou mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pretty Bayou CDP (based on Bay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.47%
Here: 41.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents45.4%15.7%11.4%6.2%2.5%
Congregations21.8%10.2%4.8%12.9%2.7%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.4%2.3%2.2%2.0%9.8%
Congregations3.4%3.4%6.1%3.4%31.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 30
Bay County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Bay County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 83
Bay County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 150
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Bay County:

25.0%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

14.0%

8.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,385 average AGI)
Bay County:

0.20%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, FL  0.30% ($29,803 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.20% ($40,873)
from Gulf County, FL  0.20% ($34,825)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.31% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,411 average AGI)
Bay County:

0.31%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, FL  0.26% ($31,235 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.20% ($46,542)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($27,726)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pretty Bayou:

  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKGC (1480 AM; 1 kW; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPCF (1290 AM; 0 kW; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pretty Bayou:

  • WYOO (101.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WVVE (100.1 FM; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WILN (105.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRBA (95.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WASJ (105.1 FM; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGC-FM (90.7 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WFSW (89.1 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFBX (94.5 FM; PARKER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPBH (99.3 FM; MEXICO BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W203BJ (88.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pretty Bayou:

  • WPCY-LP (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50BP (Channel 50; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W36BU (Channel 36; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W14CN (Channel 14; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W54CU (Channel 54; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPFN-CA (Channel 22; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFSG (Channel 56; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF FLORIDA)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$184,7486$203,26727$212,3802$130,8852$120,9500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$273,0802$257,0600$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$127,7001$211,7309$214,9012$30,1900$01$57,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$174,1101$268,5807$181,0960$01$142,5001$82,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$196,0800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.02 , 0025.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$251,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.02 , 0025.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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