As of the 2000 Census, Micco had a total population of 9,498 - 5,067 (53.30 percent) females and 4,431 (46.7 percent) males. The median age was 68.60 years. Five point nine zero percent (5.90%) of the population was under 18 years and 58.60 percent was 65 years and older.
For people reporting one race alone;
Note: People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
As of the 2000 Census, Micco had a total of 6,403 housing units, 18.60 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 17.84 percent were in single-unit structures, 1.31 percent were in multi-unit structures, and 80.60 percent were mobile homes. Fifteen point eight two percent (15.82%) of the housing units in Micco were built since 1990.
As of the 2000 Census, Micco had 5,212 occupied housing units - 4,797 (92.00 percent) owner occupied and 415 (8.00 percent) renter occupied. Point eight zero percent (0.80%) of the households did not have telephone service and 3.60 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Multi-Vehicle households were not rare; 30.30 percent had two vehicles and another 3.40 percent had three or more.
The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $860, nonmortgaged owners $239, and renters $635. Fourty-two point five three percent (42.53%) of owners with mortgages, and 35.82 percent of renters in Micco spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.
As of the 2000 Census there were 9,498 people comprising 5,212 households in Micco. The average household size was 1.82 people.
Families made up 60.70 percent of the households in Micco. This figure includes both married-couple families (54.60 percent) and other families (6.10 percent). Nonfamily households made up 39.30 percent of all households in Micco. 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.
Five point zero zero percent (5.00%) of the people living in Micco as of the 2000 Census there were foreign born. Ninety-four point six zero percent (94.60%) were native, including 6.60 percent who were born in Florida.
Among people at least five years old living in Micco as of the 2000 Census, 5.10 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 0.90 percent spoke Spanish and 4.20 percent spoke some other language; 1.50 percent reported that they did not speak English "very well."
As of the 2000 Census, 62.10 percent of the people at least five years old living in Micco were living in the same residence in 1995; 7.10 percent had moved during the past 5 years from another residence in Brevard County, 7.20 percent from another county in Florida, 23.10 percent from another state, and less than 0.50 percent from abroad.
As of the 2000 Census, 77.60 percent of people 25 years and over in Micco had at least graduated from high school and 10.30 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Seventeen point eight zero percent (17.80%) were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.
The total school enrollment in Micco was 563 as of the 2000 Census. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 39 children and elementary or high school enrollment was 421 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 103 people.
In Micco, among people at least five years old as of the 2000 Census, 32.54 percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age - from 16.80 percent of people 5 to 20 years old, to 31.20 percent of people 21 to 64 years old, and to 35.70 percent of those 65 and older.
As of the 2000 Census, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Micco were Retail Trade, 26.30 percent, and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services at 13.30 percent.
The most common occupations reported in Micco, Florida were:
Eighty-one point nine zero percent (81.90%) of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 8.20 percent were Federal, state, or local government workers; and 9.90 percent were Self-employed in own not incorporated business.
Seventy-six point eight zero percent (76.80%) of Micco workers drove to work alone as of the 2000 Census, 15.00 percent carpooled, 0.40 percent took public transportation, and 2.90 percent used other means. The remaining 2.70 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 27 minutes to get to work.
The median income of households in Micco was $27,673. Thirty-six point eight zero percent (36.80%) of Micco households received earnings and 50.10 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Seventy-four point three zero percent (74.30%) of Micco households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $13,346. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.
As of the 2000 Census, 10.10 percent of Micco residents were in poverty. Thirty-seven point three zero percent (37.30%) of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 6.10 percent of people 65 years old and over. Five point one zero percent (5.10%) of all Micco families and 20.90 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.