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Pretty Bayou, Florida
Census-designated place
Location in Bay County and the state of Florida
Location in Bay County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County Flag of Bay County, Florida.png Bay
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,206
 • Density 1,730/sq mi (668/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 12-58962
GNIS feature ID 1867194

Pretty Bayou is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bay County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,206 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Panama CityLynn HavenPanama City Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Pretty Bayou is located at 30°11′45″N 85°41′48″W / 30.19583°N 85.69667°W / 30.19583; -85.69667 (30.195901, -85.696528).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), of which 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 8.26%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 3,340
1990 3,839 14.9%
2000 3,519 −8.3%
2010 3,206 −8.9%

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,206 people, 1,310 households, and 921 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,885.9 people per square mile (728.6/km²). There were 1,488 housing units at an average density of 875.3/sq mi (338.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.5% White, 3.1%African American, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.8% Asian, 0.8% some other race, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 1,310 households, out of which 21.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were headed by married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.6% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36, and the average family size was 2.77.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 19.5% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.7 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

At the 2000 census, the median income for a household in the CDP was $48,347, and the median income for a family was $56,856. Males had a median income of $39,261 versus $29,185 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,930. About 4.0% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

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