Melbourne

A Most Diverse Family Friendly City..A Place to Call Home

Melbourne

A Most Diverse Family Friendly City..A Place to Call Home

Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 76,068. In 2009, Forbes ranked the area 18th out of 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas and first out of 8 metros in Florida for affordable housing, and short commute times, among others.




Population in 2012: 77,048 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.9%

Median resident age: 43.3 years (Florida: 41.3 years)

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,047 (it was $34,571 in 2000) (Florida: $44,299)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $113,800 (it was $80,300 in 2000) (Florida: $151,000)

Mean prices in 2011:

  • All housing units: $176,213
  • Detached houses: $187,006
  • Townhouses or other attached units: $154,176
  • In 2-unit structures: $149,597
  • In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,792
  • In 5-or-more-unit structures: $233,750; Mobile homes: $39,214

Median gross rent in 2011: $778.

  • White alone - 57,149 (75.1%)
  • Black alone - 7,553 (9.9%)
  • Hispanic - 6,794 (8.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2,331 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1,842 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 184 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 162 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 53 (0.07%)

Ancestries:

  • German (14.7%)
  • Irish (13.2%)
  • English (9.5%)
  • Italian (7.9%)
  • United States (7.2%)
  • French (3.5%)

For population 25 years and over in Melbourne:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melbourne city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

Melbourne compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Details

City : Melbourne

Population : 76,068

Area : Central County

State : Florida

Government : Council-Manager

Zipcodes: 32901, 32934, 32935, 32940, 32902, 32912, 32936, 32941, 32904

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