Melbourne, Florida 

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+3.8% since 2020

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3.3 / 9.0

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Melbourne, Florida is situated along Florida's Space Coast with easy access to attractions like Brevard Zoo or plenty of beaches. Beach-city complex - Central Atlantic coast, 50 miles east/southeast of Orlando.
State: Florida
County: Brevard County
Metro Area: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville Metro Area
City: Melbourne
Zip Codes: 32935 32901 32934 32903
Cost of Living: -5.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 31 ft above sea level

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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.


The unemployment rate in Melbourne is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Melbourne jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Melbourne's cost of living is 5.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Melbourne's Cost of Living

April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Melbourne, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Brevard county remained very strongly Republican, 57.5% to 41.1%. More Voting Stats

Melbourne's population is 83,376 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Melbourne is Real Estate: $277,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.5%.

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. More Education

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Housing Market in Melbourne

It's a good time to buy in Melbourne. Home Appreciation is up 17.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Melbourne is $277,000.
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Reviews for Melbourne   29 Reviews
Cool City, Not so Cool Surrounding Areas - 10/3/2021
Was looking for change from Orlando area- crime and hecticness- and went to an opposite extreme Let me start by saying that I am moving soon. I am moving back to the... Read More

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Lacking - 7/25/2021
Moved here from Ohio 3 months ago, trying not to be disappointed, there isn't much to do, its really small and shopping is bad. I wanted out of Cleveland but didn't... Read More

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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