Melbourne, Florida

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Population in 2013: 77,508 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 38,027  (49.1%)
Females: 39,481  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Florida median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 32901, 32905, 32934, 32935, 32940, 32952.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,171 (it was $34,571 in 2000)
Melbourne:

$36,171
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,582 (it was $19,175 in 2000)

Melbourne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,900 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Melbourne:

$99,900
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $153,930; Detached houses: $164,388; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,401; In 2-unit structures: $145,058; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,960; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,169; Mobile homes: $38,252

Median gross rent in 2012: $772.

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  • White alone - 59,184 (77.3%)
  • Black alone - 6,676 (8.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6,321 (8.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2,105 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1,999 (2.6%)
  • Other race alone - 117 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 95 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 112 (0.1%)

Races in Melbourne detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Melbourne: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.5%), Irish (12.6%), United States (10.7%), English (9.8%), Italian (6.4%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 30.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,567 people per square mile   (average).

Melbourne,FL real estate house value index trend

Melbourne, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Melbourne:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melbourne city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

7,767 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 2.1% Asia, 1.5% Latin America).

This city:  10.1%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 157 registered sex offenders living in Melbourne, Florida as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Melbourne to the number of sex offenders is 491 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,208 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $965 (1.1%)

Melbourne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (112.3 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (879.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Melbourne Village, FL (1.7 miles ), West Melbourne, FL (1.8 miles ), Indian Harbour Beach, FL (1.8 miles ), Indialantic, FL (2.1 miles ), June Park, FL (2.1 miles ), Satellite Beach, FL (2.1 miles ), Melbourne Beach, FL (2.3 miles ), Palm Shores, FL (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 388 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 488 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 1999: 415 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2000: 396 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2001: 396 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2002: 346 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2003: 320 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2004: 371 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2005: 575 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2006: 315 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2007: 205 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2008: 257 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2009: 128 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2010: 103 buildings, average cost: $240,400
  • 2011: 88 buildings, average cost: $280,500
  • 2012: 149 buildings, average cost: $279,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.12 N, Longitude: 80.63 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Harbor City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +25,410 (+33.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,520 (51.1%)

Area code: 321

Melbourne household income distribution Melbourne home values distribution

Property values in Melbourne, FL


Crime rates in Melbourne by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 314712286736
per 100,000 4.11.35.39.21.32.62.610.47.79.03.97.8
Rapes 433531233030153124282548
per 100,000 58.746.941.230.238.938.519.340.130.836.032.462.2
Robberies 166164122151124211174222192144158133
per 100,000 226.7219.7162.3198.2160.9270.7224.0287.2246.6184.9204.9172.4
Assaults 513874436407529641596708684506564471
per 100,000 700.51170.9580.1534.1686.4822.4767.3916.1878.6649.9731.5610.6
Burglaries 802793881763884928926977737771873648
per 100,000 1095.11062.31172.21001.31147.11190.71192.11264.1946.6990.21132.2840.1
Thefts 3,4803,2182,4902,2402,5572,8402,7412,9913,0582,7693,0212,607
per 100,000 4752.04311.03313.22939.63317.93643.93528.73870.03927.93556.33918.03379.9
Auto thefts 292244257215216242275234185132116119
per 100,000 398.7326.9342.0282.1280.3310.5354.0302.8237.6169.5150.4154.3
Arson 1720201615914137131215
per 100,000 23.226.826.621.019.511.518.016.89.016.715.619.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 544.1593.7436.0405.7440.3518.5478.5570.9515.2442.8473.9431.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Melbourne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 226 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Florida average:

2.46

Melbourne tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +10,310 (+16.9%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Melbourne: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Melbourne, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melbourne, Florida average temperatures Melbourne, Florida average precipitation Melbourne, Florida humidity Melbourne, Florida wind speed Melbourne, Florida snowfall Melbourne, Florida sunshine Melbourne, Florida clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Melbourne-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Melbourne city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melbourne-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 390.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 332.2 miles away from Melbourne center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 299.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 413.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 342.7 miles away from Melbourne center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brevard County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melbourne topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Morrison - (1943-1971), vocalist of The Doors, Darrell Hammond - Film actor, Leonard Weaver - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Sep 23, 1982), Loree Smith - Athletics competitor, Matt Walters - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Aug 22, 1979), Reggie Nelson - College football player, Tim Wakefield - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Aug 2, 1966), Will Perdue - Basketball player, Catharina Haynes - Judge, Joe Cohen - College football player.

Main business address for: AIRNET COMMUNICATIONS CORP (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), GOLDFIELD CORP (WATER, SEWER, PIPELINE, COMM AND POWER LINE CONSTRUCTION), HARRIS CORP /DE/ (SEARCH, DETECTION, NAVIGATION, GUIDANCE, AERONAUTICAL SYS).

Hospitals in Melbourne:

  • CIRCLES OF CARE INC (400 E SHERIDAN RD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SEA PINES REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 101 E FLORIDA AVENUE)
  • HOLMES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1350 S HICKORY ST)
  • PALM BAY SURGICAL CENTER (1035 S APOLLO BLVD)
  • VIERA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 8745 N WICKHAM RD)
  • VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (4450 WEST EAU GALLIE BLVD, SUITE 280)
  • WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER - MELBOURNE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 250 NORTH WICKHAM ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Melbourne:

  • MELBOURNE DIALYSIS (2235 SOUTH BABCOCK ST)
  • MELBOURNE KIDNEY CENTER (1400 S APOLLO BLVD)
  • NORTH MELBOURNE DIALYSIS INC (14 SUNTREE PLACE SUITE 102)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - BREVARD (4940 STACK BLVD SUITE C3-7)

Home Health Centers in Melbourne:

  • ALPHA HOMECARE AND THERAPY AGENCY LLC (3040 N WICKHAM RD STE 7)
  • ASSOCIATED HOME HEALTH (3200 N WICKHAM RD STE 4)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (2295 W EAU GALLIE BLVD STE C)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (1333 GATEWAY DR STE 1020)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (8247 DEVEREUX DR STE 103)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (1801 SARNO RD STE 1)
  • PRN HOME CARE, INC. (2226 SARNO RD STE 111)
  • SEA PINES HOME HEALTH SERVICES (101 EAST FLORIDA AVE)
  • SHANDS HOME CARE (1990 WEST NEW HAVEN AVE SUITE 310)
  • SUPERIOR HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC. (645 CLASSIC CT STE 103)
  • VNA SPACE COAST INC (1600 SARNO ROAD SUITE 201)

Nursing Homes in Melbourne:

  • ATLANTIC SHORES NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (4251 STACK BLVD)
  • AVANTE AT MELBOURNE INC (1420 S OAK ST)
  • CARNEGIE GARDENS NURSING CENTER (1415 S HICKORY ST)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF MELBOURNE (3033 SARNO RD)
  • FL CONVALESCENT HOME (516 E SHERIDAN RD)
  • HOLMES REGIONAL CONTINUING CC (1350 S HICKORY ST)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MELBOURNE (606 E SHERIDAN RD)
  • MEDIC HOME HEALTH CENTER OF MELBOURNE (1420 S OAK ST)
  • MELBOURNE TERRACE REHABILITATION CENTER (251 FLORIDA AVE)
  • WEST MELBOURNE HEALTH CARE CENTER (2125 NEW HAVEN AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Melbourne:

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Colleges/Universities in Melbourne:

  • Florida Institute of Technology (Full-time enrollment: 4,452; Location: 150 West University Boulevard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fit.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (FT enrollment: 3,046; Location: 150 West University Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fit.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Everest University-Melbourne (FT enrollment: 690; Location: 2401 N Harbor City Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/melbourne; Offers Master's degree)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Melbourne (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 1700 W. New Haven Avenue - Ste 540A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tspamelbourne.com)
  • Ambiance Beauty & Barber Academy Inc (FT enrollment: 21; Location: 682 Wickham Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ambiancebeautyacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Melbourne:

  • Eastern Florida State College (about 21 miles; Cocoa, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,053)
  • Florida Technical College (about 47 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • University of Central Florida (about 49 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)
  • Indian River State College (about 51 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 52 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • Full Sail University (about 53 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 31,435)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 54 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 33,859)

Private high schools in Melbourne:

  • HOLY TRINITY EPISCOPAL ACADEMY (Students: 944; Location: 5625 HOLY TRINITY DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MELBOURNE CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 100 E FLORIDA AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • FLORIDA AIR ACADEMY (Students: 386; Location: 1950 ACADEMY DR; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • WEST MELBOURNE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 153; Location: 3150 MILWAUKEE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEW COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 1926 S BABCOCK ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INC (Students: 130; Location: 1616 FERNDALE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • RFM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: APOLLO BLVD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • INCREDIBLE HORIZONS ACADEMY (Students: 31; Location: 1855LANSING; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • SANCTA FAMILIA ACADEMY (Students: 21; Location: 1204 N HARBOR CITY BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • RISING STARS ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 3410 N HARBOR CITY BLVD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Melbourne:

  • ASCENSION CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 2950 N HARBOR CITY BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 420 E FEE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAITH FELLOWSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 179; Location: 2820 BUSINESS CENTER BLVD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • SUNTREE UNITED METHODIST SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 7400 N WICKHAM RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BREVARD JEWISH COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: 5995 N WICKHAM RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SUNTREE MONTESSORI (Students: 25; Location: 2990 BUSINESS CENTER BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SEASIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 399 E EAU GALLIE BLVD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • MELBOURNE-PALM BAY SDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 210 W NEW HAVEN AVE; Grades: 2 - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 1244 WATER ST; Grades: KG - 6)
See full list of schools located in Melbourne, School District: BREVARD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Florida Air Academy is no longer 'boys only'. added by Bethesda MD
  • Brevard Jewish Community School has students from Preschool through grade 6. It is a SACS accredited school

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Notable locations in Melbourne: NASA Plaza (A), Melbourne Plaza (B), Melbourne Square (C), Lake Washington Square (D), Park Plaza (E), Sarno Plaza (F), Aurora Plaza (G), Melbourne Golf and Country Club (H), Lochmoor Country Club (I), Loblolly Pines Golf Course (J), Florida Institute of Technology Charles and Ruth Clemente Center for Sports and Recreation (K), City of Melbourne Wastewater Treatment Plant (L), Florida Convention Center (M), Henegar Center for the Arts (N), Brevard County Library System Melbourne Public Library (O), Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Library (P), Eau Gallie Public Library (Q), Brevard Museum of Art and Science (R), Brevard Museum of Art and Science Foosner Education Center (S), Brevard Museum of Art and Science Harris Auditorium (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Melbourne Shopping Center (1), Brevard Mall (2), Northgate Shopping Center (3), West Eau Gallie Shopping Center (4), Bowe Gardens Shopping Center (5), Eau Gallie Place Shopping Center (6), Melbourne Square Mall (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Melbourne include: AIRNET COMMUNICATIONS CORP (A), GOLDFIELD CORP (B), HARRIS CORP /DE/ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Melbourne include: Victory Christian Chapel (A), Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), The Church at Melbourne (D), Testimony Baptist Church (E), Tabernacle Church of Melbourne (F), Sherwood Park Baptist Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Scott Chapel United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fountainhead Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Elbow Creek (A), Eau Gallie River (B), Crane Creek (C), Horse Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Florida Historical Society Inc (Museums; 1320 Highland Avenue) (1), Brevard Museum of Art & Science (1463 Highland Avenue) (2), Brevard County - Libraries- Records Management (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson) (3), Brevard County - Libraries- Gift Shop (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson) (4), Honor America Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1601 Oak Street) (5), Brevard County - Libraries- Circulation Department (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson) (6), Brevard County - Libraries- Audio-Visual Department (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson) (7), Brevard County - Libraries- Children's Department (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson) (8), Brevard County - Libraries- Community Relations Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Baymont Inn & Suites (7200 George T Edwards Drive) (1), Budget Inn (4505 West New Haven Avenue) (2), Colonial Motel (1310 South Harbor City Boulevard) (3), Baymont Inn Melbourne (7200 George T Edwards Drive) (4), Comfort Hotel & Conference Center (8298 N Wickham Rd) (5), BEST WESTERN HARBORVIEW (964 South Harbor City Boulevard) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (6767 North Wickham Road) (1), Florida State - Judicial- State Attorney (2725 Judge Fran Jamieson) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Brevard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.03
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Melbourne and their reported violations in the past:

SANDPIPER SHORES (Serves ID, Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
IRENE'S TRAILER COURT (Serves DE, Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2007), St Public Notif issued (SEP-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2006), St Public Notif issued (OCT-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2007)
MICCO PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PALM GARDENS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-24-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SOUTH MAINLAND COMMUNITY CTR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Melbourne that have no violations reported:

  • GRAND COUNTRY (Serves MI, Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHELL FOOD MART (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PALM SHORES RV PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Melbourne in 2010:

  • 1,144 people in college/university student housing
  • 713 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 87 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Melbourne in 2000:

  • 1,088 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 694 people in nursing homes
  • 496 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 398 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 167 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 106 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 66 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 20 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Melbourne, Florida environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Melbourne compared to Florida state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with most branches in Melbourne (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Wickham & Interlachen Banking Center, Eau Gallie Branch, West Melbourne - Palm, Post Commons Branch, Melbourne Branch, 1990 West New Haven Avenue Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • SunTrust Bank: Babcock Center Branch, Viera Office, Suntree Branch, Melbourne South Branch, Lake Washington Office. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Baytree/Viera Branch, The Avenue @ Viera Branch, Sarno Branch, Wickham Road Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Suntree Banking Center Branch, Wickham Road Branch, Cypress Avenue Branch, Nasa Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lansing Square, Sun Tree Branch, South Babcock Branch, Melbourne Square Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TD Bank, National Association: Melbourne Branch, The North Wickham Road Branch, Melbourne Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Regions Bank: Suntree Branch, Highway 192 Branch, Wickham & Post Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Lake Washington Branch, Suntree Branch, Melbourne Main Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Florida Bank of Commerce: Melbourne Branch at 5770 North Wickham Road, branch established on 2004/12/13. Info updated 2010/06/04: Bank assets: $228.2 mil, Deposits: $201.3 mil, headquarters in Orlando, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fbc Bancorp, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Melbourne, Florida:

  • Courtyard By Marriott/Melbourne West, 2101 W New Hvn Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904 , Phone: (321) 724-6400, Fax: (321) 984-4006
  • Colonial Motel, 1310 S HBR City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Days Inn, 4500 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904 , Phone: (321) 724-2051, Fax: (321) 724-2730
  • Lynn Haven Motel, 4018 HBR City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32935
  • Ramada Inn Riverfront, 420 S Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901 , Phone: (321) 723-5320, Fax: (321) 724-0571
  • Riverside Inn, 1423 S HBR City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Rio Vista Motel, 1046 S HBR City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Flamingo Motel, 1809 S HBR City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901
  • 23 other hotels and motels
All 31 fire-safe hotels and motels in Melbourne, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Melbourne travel time to work - commute Melbourne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Melbourne city (based on Brevard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.17%
Here: 39.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents42.8%16.4%10.3%3.4%3.0%
Congregations4.9%16.5%7.7%1.8%4.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.7%2.0%1.8%14.8%
Congregations3.9%0.7%4.6%2.5%53.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 81
Brevard County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Brevard County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
Brevard County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 407
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brevard County:

23.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.0%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 62$283,261$54,8251$1,220
Other Government Administration 34$168,082$59,3230$0
Judicial and Legal 4$33,987$101,9610$0
Police Protection - Officers 157$740,370$56,5890$0
Police - Other 65$224,675$41,47820$11,502
Firefighters 131$625,876$57,3320$0
Fire - Other 31$131,439$50,8800$0
Streets and Highways 55$226,424$49,4020$0
Airports 49$239,610$58,6800$0
Solid Waste Management 3$13,012$52,0480$0
Sewerage 58$238,187$49,2800$0
Parks and Recreation 79$241,372$36,66428$30,135
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$30,527$61,0540$0
Water Supply 82$324,688$47,5151$1,333
Other and Unallocable 27$100,965$44,8730$0
Totals for Government 843$3,622,475$51,56550$44,190

Melbourne government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,327,000 ($42.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $562,000 ($7.25)
    Financial Administration: $440,000 ($5.68)
    Police Protection: $340,000 ($4.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $102,000 ($1.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($0.61)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $19,123,000 ($246.72)
    Police Protection: $13,930,000 ($179.72)
    Sewerage: $12,728,000 ($164.22)
    Air Transportation: $11,858,000 ($152.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,397,000 ($134.14)
    Regular Highways: $8,556,000 ($110.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,341,000 ($107.61)
    Financial Administration: $7,626,000 ($98.39)
    General Public Buildings: $2,967,000 ($38.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,934,000 ($24.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,722,000 ($22.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,370,000 ($17.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $426,000 ($5.50)
    General - Other: $290,000 ($3.74)
    Transit Utilities: $24,000 ($0.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,005,000 ($25.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.05)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $849,000 ($10.95)
    Regular Highways: $427,000 ($5.51)
    Police Protection: $350,000 ($4.52)
    Sewerage: $224,000 ($2.89)
    Financial Administration: $148,000 ($1.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000 ($1.20)
    General Public Building: $50,000 ($0.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.08)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $53,080,000 ($684.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,879,000 ($24.24)

Melbourne government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,493,000 ($174.09)
    All Other: $10,462,000 ($134.98)
    Air Transportation: $8,322,000 ($107.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,980,000 ($38.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,853,000 ($23.91)
    All Other: $1,705,000 ($22.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,011,000 ($13.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,953,000 ($25.20)
    General Local Government Support: $953,000 ($12.30)
    All Other: $543,000 ($7.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,755,000 ($125.86)
    Interest Earnings: $3,098,000 ($39.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,489,000 ($32.11)
    Sale of Property: $910,000 ($11.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $880,000 ($11.35)
    Royalties: $177,000 ($2.28)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,289,000 ($248.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,132,000 ($92.02)
    All Other: $3,295,000 ($42.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $534,000 ($6.89)
    Highways: $46,000 ($0.59)
  • Tax - Property: $14,985,000 ($193.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,399,000 ($134.17)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,808,000 ($74.93)
    Other License: $3,553,000 ($45.84)

Melbourne government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $120,844,000 ($1559.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,435,000 ($1334.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,859,000 ($449.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,450,000 ($225.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,887,000 ($50.15)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,338,000 ($43.07)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $549,000 ($7.08)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $596,000 ($7.69)

Melbourne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,009,000 ($283.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $106,443,000 ($1373.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,177,000 ($79.69)

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, FL  0.41% ($35,236 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.18% ($40,191)
from Indian River County, FL  0.16% ($32,734)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, FL  0.44% ($34,270 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.20% ($28,941)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($28,161)

Strongest AM radio stations in Melbourne:

  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMMB (1240 AM; 1 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melbourne:

  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIT (89.5 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THE FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • W227AF (93.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W232AZ (94.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWIA (88.5 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEE-LP (93.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: BREVARD YOUTH EDUCATION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Melbourne:

  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Melbourne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 198 meters (650ft)
Total costs: $3,505,000
Total average daily traffic: 384,557
Total average daily truck traffic: 20,855

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Melbourne, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Melbourne)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 307 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Melbourne, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 926 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Melbourne)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Melbourne)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 216 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED327$122,402229$110,912465$131,31919$58,1071$3,665,860110$110,4232$63,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$114,06522$99,76974$138,5075$56,6060$09$99,9590$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED54$111,51963$85,007305$135,47548$23,4090$067$78,84410$23,522
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN30$125,90941$105,481152$130,52310$73,9360$036$95,7581$35,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$138,36110$123,87648$191,3703$77,5030$09$373,7790$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 15 tracts in Melbourne, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$154,1606$156,9950$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$147,23010$253,3890$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$149,0800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$96,5000$01$133,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Melbourne

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Melbourne, FL
Most common first names in Melbourne, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,01475.0 years
William89875.1 years
Robert74673.2 years
Mary71079.9 years
James66872.9 years
Charles54675.1 years
George45275.9 years
Joseph45076.5 years
Helen39282.3 years
Dorothy36379.2 years
Most common last names in Melbourne, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith34176.8 years
Johnson19374.0 years
Williams16874.4 years
Brown16676.2 years
Jones15775.2 years
Miller13777.2 years
Davis11674.2 years
Thompson10676.0 years
Clark9776.6 years
Thomas9574.4 years
Businesses in Melbourne, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven14KFC1
ALDI1La Quinta1
AT&T5La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware3Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott3
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AutoZone2Mazda1
Avenue1McDonald's8
BMW1Men's Wearhouse1
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance3
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nike20
Ben & Jerry's1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Pac Sun1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Panda Express1
Budget Car Rental1Panera Bread2
Burger King4Papa John's Pizza2
CVS4Payless1
Catherines1Penske1
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A3Plato's Closet1
Circle K2Popeyes1
Coldwater Creek1Publix Super Markets4
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos3
Curves2RadioShack4
DHL4Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen1Rooms To Go2
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Dennys2Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza4Sears3
Dunkin Donuts7Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sprint Nextel4
FedEx31Staples1
Finish Line2Starbucks4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Suburban1
Foot Locker1Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile4
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC3Taco Bell1
GameStop3Talbots1
Gap1The Room Place1
Goodwill1Tire Kingdom4
H&R Block4Toyota1
Hardee's1Toys"R"Us2
Havertys Furniture1U-Haul8
Hilton5UPS33
Holiday Inn4Vans2
Hollister Co.1Victoria's Secret1
Home Depot1Volkswagen1
Hot Topic1Waffle House1
Hyundai1Walgreens7
IHOP1Walmart4
JCPenney1Wendy's3
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal1
Jones New York9YMCA2
Journeys1

Melbourne on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food and beverage stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
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