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: 770
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,326
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,021
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,305

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

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Merritt Island, FL 32953 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 23,718
Population in Households 23,447
Population in Familes 18,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 271
Population Density1 577
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $54,755
Average Household Income $79,839
Per Capita Income $33,652


Total Housing Units 11,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,763 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,100 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,446 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $248,162
Average Home Value $289,483


Total Households 9,863
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 6,398
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.51% 0.91%
Households 0.43% 0.85%
Families 0.29% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

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

The table below compares 32953 to the other 970 ZIP Codes 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 # 388 60th
Population Density # 583 40th
Diversity Index # 651 33rd
Median Household Income # 355 64th
Per Capita Income # 287 71st

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