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Statistical Characteristics of Micco

Population Of Micco

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.

The Age Distribution of People in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Age Distribution of People in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census 65 and over
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58.60%
45 to 64
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24.18%
25 to 44
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9.31%
15 to 24
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3.16%
5 to 14
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3.30%
Under 5
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1.40%
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Percent of Micco population

For people reporting one race alone;

  • Ninety-eight point eight zero percent (98.80%) were White;
  • Less than 0.20 percent were Black or African American;
  • Less than 0.10 percent were American Indian or Alaska Native;
  • Less than 0.10 percent were Asian;
  • Less than 0.10 percent were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander;
  • Less than 0.20 percent were Some other race.
  • Less than 0.40 percent reported Two or more races.
  • One point three zero percent (1.30%) of the people in Micco were Hispanic.
  • Ninety-seven point seven zero percent (97.70%) of the people in Micco were White non-Hispanic.

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

Micco Housing Characteristics

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.

The Types of Housing Units in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Housing Units in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census Single-unit structures
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17.84%
In multi-unit structures
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1.31%
Mobile homes
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80.60%
Boat, RV, Van, Etc.
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0.30%
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Percent of housing units
Occupied Housing Unit Characteristics

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.

Micco Housing Costs

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.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census Owners with mortgage
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42.53%
Renters
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35.82%
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Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing
Micco Households And Families

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.

The Types of Households in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Households in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census Married-Couple Family
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54.60%
Other Families
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6.10%
People Living Alone
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34.40%
Other Nonfamily Households
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4.90%
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Percent of households
Nativity And Language

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."

Geographic Mobility

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.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Geographic Mobility of Residents of Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census Same residence
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62.10%
Different residence, same county
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7.10%
Different county, same state
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7.20%
Different state
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23.10%
Abroad
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0.50%
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Percent of people age 5 years and older
Education

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.

The Educational Attainment of People in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Educational Attainment of People in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census Graduate or professional degree
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4.10%
Bachelor's degree
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6.20%
Associate's degree
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3.60%
Some college, no degree
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21.20%
High school diploma or equivalency
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42.60%
Less than high school diploma
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22.40%
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Percent of people 25 years and over
Disability

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.

Industries in Micco

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.

Employment by Industry in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Employment by Industry in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining
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2.30%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services
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13.30%
Construction
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8.90%
Educational, Health And Social Services
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11.70%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, And Rental And Leasing
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7.70%
Information
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0.40%
Manufacturing
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6.90%
Other Services (except Public Administration)
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5.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services
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5.20%
Public Administration
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2.30%
Retail Trade
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26.30%
Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities
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6.00%
Wholesale Trade
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3.30%
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Percent of employed people 16 years and over
Micco Occupations And Types Of Employers

The most common occupations reported in Micco, Florida were:

  • Sales And Office Occupations, 33.60 percent;
  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations, 19.60 percent;
  • Service Occupations, 19.00 percent;
  • Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations, 13.40 percent;
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations, 12.50 percent;
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations, 1.90 percent;

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.

Traveling To Work from Micco

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.

Income in Micco

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.

Poverty in Micco

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.

Poverty Rates in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Poverty Rates in Micco, Florida as of the 2000 Census People age 65 and over
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6.10%
Related children under 18 years
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37.30%
All families
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5.10%
Female householder families
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20.90%
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Percent below poverty level
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