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West Melbourne, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of West Melbourne had a population of 21,375 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for West Melbourne is located at latitude 28.0543 and longitude -80.6614 in Brevard County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Melbourne (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of West Melbourne (GNIS ID: 2405709) 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 City of West Melbourne is located within Melbourne CCD of Brevard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Melbourne 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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West Melbourne, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,375
Daytime Population: Workers 11,066
Daytime Population: Residents 12,196
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,262
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 21,079
Population in Familes 16,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 296
Population Density2 2,027
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $53,401
Average Household Income $69,073
Per Capita Income $29,552


Total Housing Units 9,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,184 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,657 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,024 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $182,188
Average Home Value $205,495


Total Households 8,841
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,574
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.88% 1.27%
Households 1.68% 1.18%
Families 1.52% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

West Melbourne, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Melbourne 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 # 187 80th
Population Density # 384 58th
Diversity Index # 508 45th
Median Household Income # 330 64th
Per Capita Income # 348 62nd

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