Malabar, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Malabar, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Malabar had a population of 2,974 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Malabar, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,974
Population in Households 2,974
Population in Familes 2,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 279
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $69,825
Average Household Income $98,711
Per Capita Income $38,984


Total Housing Units 1,324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 984 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $275,305
Average Home Value $333,613


Total Households 1,201
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 866
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.92% 1.3%
Households 0.81% 1.2%
Families 0.89% 1.13%
Median Household Income   4.06%
Per Capita Income   3.69%

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, 2018 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 # 584 37th
Population Density # 805 13th
Diversity Index # 630 32nd
Median Household Income # 157 83rd
Per Capita Income # 190 79th

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