Merritt Island, FL 32953 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32953: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merritt Island, FL 32953

Acceptable Alternative
Merritt Is, FL 32953

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brevard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 28.4, Longitude -80.705
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 772
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,321
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,017
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,304

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Merritt Island, FL 32953 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,572
Daytime Population: Workers 11,902
Daytime Population: Residents 14,011
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,913
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 23,287
Population in Familes 18,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 285
Population Density2 564
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $53,468
Average Household Income $75,471
Per Capita Income $31,907


Total Housing Units 11,349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,650 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,167 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,532 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $230,834
Average Home Value $270,974


Total Households 9,817
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 6,379
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 0.48% 0.7%
Households 0.4% 0.64%
Families 0.27% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Merritt Island, FL 32953 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32953 to the other 967 ZIP Codes 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 # 384 60th
Population Density # 581 40th
Diversity Index # 647 33rd
Median Household Income # 344 65th
Per Capita Income # 294 70th

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