Melbourne Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Melbourne Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Melbourne Beach had a population of 3,199 as of July 1, 2017. Melbourne Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Melbourne Beach is located at latitude 28.0669 and longitude -80.5596 in Brevard County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Melbourne Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Melbourne Beach (GNIS ID: 2406142) 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 Melbourne Beach is located within Indialantic-Melbourne Beach CCD of Brevard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Melbourne Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Melbourne Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,199
Population in Households 3,199
Population in Familes 2,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,260
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,374
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 863
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,097 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $365,353
Average Home Value $444,325


Median Household Income $86,849
Average Household Income $121,863
Per Capita Income $53,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.64%
Households 0.3% 0.52%
Families -0.13% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Melbourne Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melbourne Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 562 39th
Population Density1 # 229 75th
Diversity Index2 # 853 7th
Median Household Income # 53 94th
Per Capita Income # 67 93rd

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