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Palm Bay, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Palm Bay had a population of 109,771 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Palm Bay is located at latitude 27.9856 and longitude -80.6626 in Brevard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palm Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 65.72 sq. miles and a water area of 3.14 sq. miles. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Palm Bay (GNIS ID: 2404463) 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 Palm Bay is located within Palm Bay CCD of Brevard County.

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


Total Population 109,771
Daytime Population: Workers 24,574
Daytime Population: Residents 63,527
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 88,101
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 109,391
Population in Familes 89,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 380
Population Density2 1,670
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $44,354
Average Household Income $57,174
Per Capita Income $21,868


Total Housing Units 47,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,292 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,422 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,406 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $136,784
Average Home Value $155,754


Total Households 41,714
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 29,073
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 0.86% 0.97%
Households 0.76% 0.9%
Families 0.66% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Palm Bay, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Bay 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 # 19 98th
Population Density # 451 51st
Diversity Index # 245 73rd
Median Household Income # 532 42nd
Per Capita Income # 628 32nd

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