Palm Bay, FL 32908 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32908: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palm Bay, FL 32908

Acceptable Alternative
Melbourne, FL 32908

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,292
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 149
  • County: Brevard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.98, Longitude -80.689
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palm Bay, FL 32908 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,137
Population in Households 13,123
Population in Familes 11,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 147
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 4,399
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 3,366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,982 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,417 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 538 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $120,181
Average Home Value $132,822


Median Household Income $39,934
Average Household Income $49,963
Per Capita Income $16,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.32%
Households 1.16% 1.23%
Families 1.06% 1.17%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Palm Bay, FL 32908 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32908 to the other 965 ZIP Codes 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 # 608 37th
Population Density1 # 741 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 215 78th
Median Household Income # 661 32nd
Per Capita Income # 861 11th

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