West Melbourne

West Melbourne Is Growing To Great New Heights

West Melbourne

West Melbourne Is Growing To Great New Heights

West Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. It was created in 1959 to stop the area from being annexed into the City of Melbourne. The population was 18,355 at the 2010 census, up from 9,824 at the 2000 census. In 1970, the city's population was approximately 3,050. Since 2000, the city has experienced the highest population growth percentage of any municipality in Brevard County.



Some Factual Data



Population in 2012: 19,164 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +95.1%

Median resident age: 42.9 years

Florida median age: 41.3 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $49,461 (it was $37,391 in 2000) (Florida: $44,299)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $141,388 (it was $79,500 in 2000) (Florida: $151,000)

Mean prices in 2011:

  • All housing units: $206,278
  • Detached houses: $226,793
  • Townhouses or other attached units: $229,167
  • In 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,104
  • In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,398
  • Mobile homes: $59,857

Median gross rent in 2011: $948.

  • White alone - 14,547 (79.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,653 (9.0%)
  • Asian alone - 904 (4.9%)
  • Black alone - 805 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 369 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 38 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

Ancestries:

  • German (14.6%)
  • Irish (12.4%)
  • English (11.2%)
  • United States (9.6%)
  • Italian (9.2%)
  • Polish (3.1%)

For population 25 years and over in West Melbourne:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Melbourne city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

West Melbourne compared to Florida state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Details

City : West Melbourne

Population : 18,355

Area : Central County

State : Florida

Government : Council-Manager

Zipcodes: 32904

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