Melbourne Beach, FL 32951 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32951: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

Acceptable Alternative
Melbourne, FL 32951
Melbourne Bch, FL 32951

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brevard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 28.025, Longitude -80.539
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 299
  • PO Box Addresses: 207
  • Residential Addresses: 6,112
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,081
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,031

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Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Melbourne Beach, FL 32951 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 11,881 (100%)
Population in Households 11,881 (100.0%)
Population in Families 9,380 (78.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,407
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $78,746
Average Household Income $109,887
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $51,433
Wealth Index5 182


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,759 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 802 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,846 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $364,376
Average Home Value $431,236
Housing Affordability Index3 120


Total Households 5,561
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 3,618
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.05% 1.05%
Households 0.98% 1.01%
Families 0.84% 0.94%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
Owner Occupied HU   1.02%

Melbourne Beach, FL 32951 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32951 to the other 968 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 665 31st
Population Density # 444 54th
Median Household Income # 159 84th
Housing Affordability Index # 223 23rd
Per Capita Income # 93 90th
Diversity Index # 928 4th

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