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Statistical Characteristics of Melbourne Beach

Population Of Melbourne Beach

As of the 2000 Census, Melbourne Beach had a total population of 3,335 - 1,641 (49.20 percent) females and 1,694 (50.8 percent) males. The median age was 45.70 years. Twenty point one zero percent (20.10%) of the population was under 18 years and 22.50 percent was 65 years and older.

The Age Distribution of People in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Age Distribution of People in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census 65 and over
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22.50%
45 to 64
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28.88%
25 to 44
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24.62%
15 to 24
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7.20%
5 to 14
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12.35%
Under 5
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4.50%
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Percent of Melbourne Beach population

For people reporting one race alone;

  • Ninety-seven point five zero percent (97.50%) were White;
  • Less than 0.10 percent were Black or African American;
  • Less than 0.10 percent were American Indian or Alaska Native;
  • One point zero zero percent (1.00%) were Asian;
  • Less than 0.00 percent were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander;
  • Less than 0.20 percent were Some other race.
  • One point zero zero percent (1.00%) reported Two or more races.
  • Two point three zero percent (2.30%) of the people in Melbourne Beach were Hispanic.
  • Ninety-five point six zero percent (95.60%) of the people in Melbourne Beach were White non-Hispanic.

Note: People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Melbourne Beach Housing Characteristics

As of the 2000 Census, Melbourne Beach had a total of 1,528 housing units, 8.60 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 81.81 percent were in single-unit structures, 18.19 percent were in multi-unit structures, and 0.00 percent were mobile homes. Eight point four four percent (8.44%) of the housing units in Melbourne Beach were built since 1990.

The Types of Housing Units in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Housing Units in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Single-unit structures
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81.81%
In multi-unit structures
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18.19%
Mobile homes 0.00%
Boat, RV, Van, Etc. 0.00%
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Percent of housing units
Occupied Housing Unit Characteristics

As of the 2000 Census, Melbourne Beach had 1,422 occupied housing units - 1,196 (84.10 percent) owner occupied and 226 (15.90 percent) renter occupied. Point six zero percent (0.60%) of the households did not have telephone service and 2.30 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Multi-Vehicle households were not rare; 65.19 percent had two vehicles and another 15.40 percent had three or more.

Melbourne Beach Housing Costs

The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $1,340, nonmortgaged owners $412, and renters $686. Thirty-seven point seven five percent (37.75%) of owners with mortgages, and 31.84 percent of renters in Melbourne Beach spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Owners with mortgage
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37.75%
Renters
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31.84%
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Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing
Melbourne Beach Households And Families

As of the 2000 Census there were 3,335 people comprising 1,422 households in Melbourne Beach. The average household size was 2.35 people.

Families made up 69.80 percent of the households in Melbourne Beach. This figure includes both married-couple families (61.70 percent) and other families (8.10 percent). Nonfamily households made up 30.20 percent of all households in Melbourne Beach. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

The Types of Households in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Households in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Married-Couple Family
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61.70%
Other Families
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8.10%
People Living Alone
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23.90%
Other Nonfamily Households
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6.30%
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Percent of households
Nativity And Language

Six point five zero percent (6.50%) of the people living in Melbourne Beach as of the 2000 Census there were foreign born. Ninety-two point three zero percent (92.30%) were native, including 23.20 percent who were born in Florida.

Among people at least five years old living in Melbourne Beach as of the 2000 Census, 7.10 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 2.50 percent spoke Spanish and 4.60 percent spoke some other language; 1.80 percent reported that they did not speak English "very well."

Geographic Mobility

As of the 2000 Census, 53.60 percent of the people at least five years old living in Melbourne Beach were living in the same residence in 1995; 26.10 percent had moved during the past 5 years from another residence in Brevard County, 5.10 percent from another county in Florida, 12.50 percent from another state, and less than 2.60 percent from abroad.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Geographic Mobility of Residents of Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Same residence
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53.60%
Different residence, same county
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26.10%
Different county, same state
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5.10%
Different state
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12.50%
Abroad
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2.60%
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Percent of people age 5 years and older
Education

As of the 2000 Census, 93.80 percent of people 25 years and over in Melbourne Beach had at least graduated from high school and 44.20 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Five point zero zero percent (5.00%) were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.

The total school enrollment in Melbourne Beach was 751 as of the 2000 Census. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 91 children and elementary or high school enrollment was 538 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 122 people.

The Educational Attainment of People in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Educational Attainment of People in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Graduate or professional degree
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20.40%
Bachelor's degree
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23.90%
Associate's degree
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8.90%
Some college, no degree
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21.60%
High school diploma or equivalency
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19.00%
Less than high school diploma
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6.30%
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Percent of people 25 years and over
Disability

In Melbourne Beach, among people at least five years old as of the 2000 Census, 18.92 percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age - from 1.40 percent of people 5 to 20 years old, to 16.20 percent of people 21 to 64 years old, and to 43.70 percent of those 65 and older.

Industries in Melbourne Beach

As of the 2000 Census, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Melbourne Beach were Educational, Health And Social Services, 20.60 percent, and Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services at 11.70 percent.

Employment by Industry in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Employment by Industry in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining 0.00%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services
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11.10%
Construction
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7.80%
Educational, Health And Social Services
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20.60%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, And Rental And Leasing
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9.00%
Information
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3.70%
Manufacturing
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9.80%
Other Services (except Public Administration)
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3.40%
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services
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11.70%
Public Administration
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6.00%
Retail Trade
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10.90%
Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities
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3.20%
Wholesale Trade
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2.60%
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Percent of employed people 16 years and over
Melbourne Beach Occupations And Types Of Employers

The most common occupations reported in Melbourne Beach, Florida were:

  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations, 52.30 percent;
  • Sales And Office Occupations, 27.20 percent;
  • Service Occupations, 10.80 percent;
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations, 6.80 percent;
  • Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations, 2.60 percent;
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations, 0.40 percent;

Seventy-seven point three zero percent (77.30%) of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 13.40 percent were Federal, state, or local government workers; and 9.30 percent were Self-employed in own not incorporated business.

Traveling To Work from Melbourne Beach

Eighty-five point six zero percent (85.60%) of Melbourne Beach workers drove to work alone as of the 2000 Census, 4.50 percent carpooled, 0.00 percent took public transportation, and 2.20 percent used other means. The remaining 5.80 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 28 minutes to get to work.

Income in Melbourne Beach

The median income of households in Melbourne Beach was $57,035. Sixty-nine point zero zero percent (69.00%) of Melbourne Beach households received earnings and 32.50 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Fourty point zero zero percent (40.00%) of Melbourne Beach households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $12,702. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

Poverty in Melbourne Beach

As of the 2000 Census, 3.80 percent of Melbourne Beach residents were in poverty. Point zero zero percent (0.00%) of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 2.20 percent of people 65 years old and over. One point six zero percent (1.60%) of all Melbourne Beach families and 6.60 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.

Poverty Rates in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Poverty Rates in Melbourne Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census People age 65 and over
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2.20%
Related children under 18 years 0.00%
All families
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1.60%
Female householder families
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6.60%
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Percent below poverty level
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