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Malabar, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Malabar had a population of 2,967 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,967
Daytime Population: Workers 692
Daytime Population: Residents 1,594
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,286
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 2,967
Population in Familes 2,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 278
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $64,689
Average Household Income $91,633
Per Capita Income $36,214


Total Housing Units 1,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 978 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $259,155
Average Home Value $311,706


Total Households 1,200
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 867
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 1.02% 1.15%
Households 0.91% 1.04%
Families 1.03% 0.97%
Median Household Income   4.44%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

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, 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 # 584 37th
Population Density # 804 13th
Diversity Index # 629 32nd
Median Household Income # 180 81st
Per Capita Income # 209 77th

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