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1.15% growth
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Median Household Income
2.59% growth
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Number of Employees
2.24% growth
Median Property Value
8.01% growth

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The economy of Melbourne, FL employs 34,611 people. The economy of Melbourne, FL is specialized in Admin., Support, Waste Management Services; Construction; and Retail trade, which employ respectively 1.35; 1.25; and 1.14 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Melbourne, FL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,811), Retail trade (4,582), and Manufacturing (3,472), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($54,508), Educational Services ($38,011), and Utilities ($36,397).

Median household income in Melbourne, FL is $41,262. Males in Melbourne, FL have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,049. The income inequality of Melbourne, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Melbourne, FL. In Brevard County, FL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 75 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,564. Duval County, FL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Florida.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Melbourne, FL is from the county of Brevard County, FL.

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Melbourne, FL is home to a population of 78,911 people, from which 94.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Melbourne, FL is composed of 57,629 White residents (73%), 8,097 Hispanic residents (10.3%), 7,886 Black residents (10%), 2,588 Asian residents (3.28%), and 2,306 Two+ residents (2.92%). The most common foreign languages in Melbourne, FL are Spanish (5,192 speakers), Chinese (483 speakers), and Vietnamese (390 speakers), but compared to other places, Melbourne, FL has a relative high number of Thai (150 speakers), Other West Germanic (72 speakers), and Gujarati (160 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Melbourne, FL awarded 2,727 degrees. The student population of Melbourne, FL is skewed away from females, with 1,459 male students and 1,268 female students. Most students in Melbourne, FL are White (1,284 and 47.1%), followed by Black or African American (415 and 15.2%), Unknown (202 and 7.41%), and Hispanic or Latino (176 and 6.45%). The largest universities in Melbourne, FL by number of graduates are Florida Institute of Technology (1,555 and 57%), Florida Institute of Technology-Online (909 and 33.3%), and Everest University-Melbourne (214 and 7.85%). The most popular majors in Melbourne, FL are General Business Administration & Management (254 and 9.3%), General Management Information Systems (164 and 6.01%), and Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (138 and 5.06%). The median tuition costs in Melbourne, FL are N/A for private four year colleges, and $39,696 and $39,696 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Melbourne, FL is $125,400, which is 0.61 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $116,100 to $125,400, a 8.01% increase. The homeownership rate of Melbourne, FL is 58%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Melbourne, FL have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Melbourne, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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