Palm Bay, Florida 

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+7.1% since 2020

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3.3 / 9.0

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Best Places to Live in Palm Bay, Florida

Palm Bay, Florida is a vibrant city on the Space Coast that offers something for everyone. From outdoor activities like fishing, boating, and surfing to cultural events, parks and beaches, there are plenty of ways to stay entertained. With easy access to nearby cities like Orlando and Melbourne, Palm Bay is an ideal spot for anyone looking for a relaxing lifestyle close to urban amenities. As the largest city in Brevard County, it has an array of indoor and outdoor recreation options as well as a thriving business community. Families will love Palm Bay's excellent schools and safe neighborhoods. 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: Palm Bay
Zip Codes: 32907 32909 32905 32908
Cost of Living: -9.6% 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 Palm Bay is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Palm Bay jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Palm Bay's cost of living is 9.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Palm Bay's Cost of Living

April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Palm Bay, 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

Palm Bay's population is 116,932 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Palm Bay is Real Estate: $226,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.7%.

Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay. More Education

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Housing Market in Palm Bay

It's a good time to buy in Palm Bay. Home Appreciation is up 18.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Palm Bay is $226,100.
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Reviews for Palm Bay   26 Reviews
Lovin' Palm Bay For Over 20 Years Now!!?? - 10/18/2020
My family of 4 have lived here in NW Palm Bay for over 10 years. My wife and my son from another marriage lived here for over 7 before that. I myself have lived here for... Read More

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It's Safer in New England - 12/10/2019
I lived in Palm Bay for 12 years. It's a very unfriendly and crowded place to live. It's well into the 90's from late April till right around the 10th of November. The... Read More

it is a nice place but lacks good paying job - 10/17/2017
The cost of living here is not cheap food is expensive if you make 45k you are screwed. If you are a minority you better have a job before you come down here other wise... Read More

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