Melbourne, Florida 

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Population

80,127

34% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$40,400

Avg. Home Price

$181,500

Best Places to Live in Melbourne, Florida

Beach-city complex - Central Atlantic coast, 50 miles east/southeast of Orlando
Pros
-Climate
-Water recreation
-Cost of living
Cons
-Violent crime rate
-Rising living costs
-Arts and culture

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What Bert Has To Say About Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville Metro Area

Palm Bay, Melbourne, and Titusville anchor a large and complex area of barrier islands, beach and coastal communities comprising what is known as the “Space Coast.” Cape Canaveral and the John F. Kennedy Space Center are located on the northernmost large barrier islands, adding considerable interest and economic benefit to the area. There are fine beaches on these islands, while the coast cities tend to carry most of the commercial, residential, and agricultural activity. Driven in part by the NASA facilities, there are a number of high tech firms in the area. The more family-oriented Palm Bay is the most populous of the three.


QUICK FACTS

City: Melbourne
Zip Codes: 32935 32901 32934 32903
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 31 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Melbourne is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Melbourne jobs have increased by 0.86%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Melbourne's cost of living is 3.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Melbourne's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Melbourne's population is 80,127 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 34.34%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Melbourne is $181,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.09%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Melbourne public schools spend $8,466 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Melbourne. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Melbourne

It's a good time to buy in Melbourne. Home Appreciation is up 13.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Melbourne Real Estate.

The median home price in Melbourne is $181,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Melbourne   27 Reviews
The Melbourne FL techie haven - 5/26/2018
I have lived in many areas of this town. It is growing and has a nice selection of older and very new areas. The access to beaches and parks is quick and well kept. ... Read More

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Answer to the comments who keep asking about crime - 7/18/2017
The rating on here is accurate. Crime is rather high. There's shootings and killings constantly. If you're coming from another state, just check floridatoday.com at... Read More

Crime in Melbourne,FL - 3/9/2017
Could someone tell me how the crime rate is in Melbourne? Are there murders? Is it a safe place to live? We are thinking of retiring there. Thank you... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MELBOURNE, FLORIDA
32935 32901 32934 32903
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