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Malabar, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Malabar had a population of 2,934 as of July 1, 2016. Malabar ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Malabar is located at latitude 27.9871 and longitude -80.5825 in Brevard County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Malabar (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.67 sq. miles and a water area of 2.57 sq. miles. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Malabar (GNIS ID: 2406082) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Malabar is located within Malabar CCD of Brevard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Malabar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Malabar, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,934
Population in Households 2,934
Population in Familes 2,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 275
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 1,188
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 966 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $263,810
Average Home Value $322,800


Median Household Income $61,021
Average Household Income $86,095
Per Capita Income $34,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.07%
Households 0.89% 1.02%
Families 1.03% 0.96%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Malabar, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Malabar to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 583 37th
Population Density1 # 803 13th
Diversity Index2 # 628 32nd
Median Household Income # 187 80th
Per Capita Income # 218 76th

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