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Bay County, Michigan

\nBay County is a county located in the U.S. State of Michigan. As of 2000, the population is 110,157. Its county seat is Bay City6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,634 km² (631 mi²). 1,151 km² (444 mi²) of it is land and 483 km² (187 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 29.59% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 110,157 people, 43,930 households, and 30,048 families residing in the county. The population density is 96/km² (248/mi²). There are 46,423 housing units at an average density of 40/km² (104/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.94% White, 1.26% Black or African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.23% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. 3.91% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 43,930 households out of which 30.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.70% are married couples living together, 10.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% are non-families. 27.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.00. In the county the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.10 males. The median income for a household in the county is $38,646, and the median income for a family is $48,111. Males have a median income of $38,190 versus $23,879 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,698. 9.70% of the population and 6.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.20% are under the age of 18 and 9.10% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Auburn\n*Bangor Township\n*Bay City\n*Beaver Township\n*Essexville\n*Frankenlust Township\n*Fraser Township\n*Garfield Township\n*Gibson Township\n*Hampton Township\n*Kawkawlin Township\n*Merritt Township\n*Midland\n*Monitor Township\n*Mount Forest Township\n*Pinconning Township\n*Pinconning\n*Portsmouth Township\n*Williams Township