The Florida Scorecard: Metrics to help secure Florida's future.

Bay County Metrics (What is this?)

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Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

1,816

Growth Rate

2.1%

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Net New Jobs Needed by 2030

9,551

Children in Poverty

17.0%

(Decreasing)

<10%

2030 Goal

6,373

(Decreasing)

3rd Grade Reading Scores

47%

(Declining)

1,160

# Not Reading at Grade Level
(Increasing)

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100%

2030 Goal

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Open Jobs

2,312

(Increasing)

2,722

Unemployed Persons (Increasing)

118

Unemployed People per 100 Jobs

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

(Increasing)

Jobs Year Over Year Change

1,816

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Housing Permits

1,520

Permits (Improving)

Sales Tax Revenue

$56.86

Million per Year (Improving)

Poverty Rate

12.2%

(Better)

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High School Graduation Rate

88.7%

(Improving)

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Land in Conservation

15%

Population

184.00

Thousand

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