32953 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 22,097
Zip code population in 2010: 22,754
Zip code population in 2000: 21,695

Houses and condos: 10,781
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,298
% of renters here:

25%
State:

35%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 32953: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 32.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 15.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 685 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 32953
Zip code 32953 (Merritt Island, Florida) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.1% ($2,032)
Florida:

1.1% ($1,623)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,244 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,681 (1.1%)

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Males: 10,946  (49.5%)
Females: 11,151  (50.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 32953:

For population 15 years and over in 32953:

Zip code 32953 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 32953

  • Zip code 32953 races chart
    • 18,609White population
    • 1,479Black population
    • 82American Indian population
    • 521Asian population
    • 37Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 46Some other race population
    • 513Two or more races population
    • 1,467Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 19,424
Rural population: 2,672

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $184,300
32953:

$184,300
Florida:

$153,300



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in 32953 zip code as of April 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 32953 to the number of sex offenders is 671 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.6 years
Florida median age:

41.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 32953, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $61,203 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$61,203
State:

$60,316

Salary/wage: $51,568 (reported on 76.8% of returns)
Here:

$51,568
State:

$45,277
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.6% for AGIs below $25k, 69.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 50.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,704 (reported on 38.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,704
Florida:

$3,587
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,628 (reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,628
State:

$12,831
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,194 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,194
State:

+$33,493
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,370 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$11,370
State:

+$10,012
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,892 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
32953:

$17,892
Florida:

$21,544
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,675 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
32953:

$15,675
Florida:

$20,611

Total itemized deductions: $21,282 (18% of AGI, reported on 27.7% of returns)
Here:

$21,282
State:

$25,533

Here:

17.6% of AGI
State:

18.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $25k, 10.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,828 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,828
State:

$5,698
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,860 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
32953:

$4,860
State:

$6,203
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,220 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,220
State:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 47.6%
Here:

48%
State:

54%
(% for various income ranges: 44.3% for AGIs below $25k, 47.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 32953, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $50,742 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,742
State:

$50,523

Salary/wage: $44,437 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$44,437
State:

$39,563
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 129.4% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,880 (reported on 49.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,880
Florida:

$3,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,550 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,550
State:

$6,129
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,441 (reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,441
State:

+$27,205
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,297 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$8,297
State:

+$10,634
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,993 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
32953:

$2,993
Florida:

$3,082
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,975 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$11,975
Florida:

$15,857

Total itemized deductions: $18,427 (21% of AGI, reported on 34.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,427
State:

$20,370

Here:

20.7% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.3% for AGIs below $10k, 10.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,876 (3% of AGI, reported on 30.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,876
State:

$4,064

Here:

3.1% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $8,245 (reported on 76.4% of returns)
32953:

$8,245
State:

$9,431
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,729 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,729
State:

$1,808

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.8%
Here:

54%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 48.5% for AGIs below $10k, 57.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 48.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$51,470
Florida:

$46,036
Merritt Island, FL (32953) map Nearest zip codes: 32922, 32920, 32927, 32926, 32780, 32952.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.3%
Florida:

44.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.0%
Florida:

6.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,254
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,913


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 301 (143 now married, 158 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,150 (1,883 now married, 2,267 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 32953 with a mortgage: 4,042 (119 second mortgage, 799 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,827

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,654
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S506

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

14.8%
Whole state:

17.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

8.2%
Whole state:

9.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.8
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 32953: Central Telemetry (A), Long Marsh Golf Club (B), Merritt Island Public Library (C), Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 40 (D), Merritt Island Volunteer Fire Department (E), Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 41 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 32953 include: Palm Chapel (A), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Mount Tabor Church (D), Universal Healing Center and Chapel (E), Unity Church of Central Brevard (F), Orsino Baptist Church (G), North Merritt Island United Methodist Church (H), Merritt Island Wesleyan Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Luke's Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Pine Island Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 32953 include: Kings Park (1), Kars Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 162010 or later
  • 1,4772000 to 2009
  • 1,9311990 to 1999
  • 1,9341980 to 1989
  • 1,8071970 to 1979
  • 2,9861960 to 1969
  • 4821950 to 1959
  • 481940 to 1949
  • 1001939 or earlier

Zip code 32953 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Merritt Island, FL (32953)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1391 bedroom
  • 1,2482 bedrooms
  • 3,2743 bedrooms
  • 1,9434 bedrooms
  • 2655+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Merritt Island, FL (32953)

  • 53no bedroom
  • 3301 bedroom
  • 9942 bedrooms
  • 7103 bedrooms
  • 1684 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Merritt Island, FL (32953) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 133no vehicle
  • 2,3991 vehicle
  • 2,8852 vehicles
  • 1,0203 vehicles
  • 2824 vehicles
  • 1505+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Merritt Island, FL (32953) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 348no vehicle
  • 1,1621 vehicle
  • 6212 vehicles
  • 1283 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $831.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $157,944.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $184,300
32953:

$184,300
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,000 - $286,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $239,799
Here:

$239,799
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $224,108
Here:

$224,108
State:

$161,350

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,800
Here:

$104,800
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,438
Here:

$147,438
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $32,021
Here:

$32,021
State:

$58,568

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 13.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 92.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,789

Size of family households: 3,236 2-persons, 1,261 3-persons, 690 4-persons, 441 5-persons, 92 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,794 1-person, 546 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 24 4-persons

2,352 married couples with children.
1,462 single-parent households (433 men, 1,029 women).

90.1% of residents of 32953 zip code speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% very well, 5% well, 2% not well, 4% not at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% very well, 5% well, 3% not well, 11% not at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% very well, 30% well, 11% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,645 (7.4%)
(56.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.4%
Whole state:

19.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 10%Vietnam
  • 7%Cuba
  • 7%Philippines
  • 7%Canada
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 5%Guatemala

Most common first ancestries reported in 32953 (%)

  • 22%Other groups
  • 13%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 8%American
  • 8%English
  • 7%Italian
  • 3%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 652010 or later
  • 3742000 to 2009
  • 5061990 to 1999
  • 1,213Before 1990
There are 309 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 32953.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 32953 marital status for males
Zip code 32953 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 87%Electricity
  • 11%Utility gas
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 23,338. Population change in the 1990s: -1,643 (-7.0%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


48% of the 32953 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Florida.

86% of the 32953 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 230
Here:

12.7%
Florida:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

10.4%
Florida:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 218
Here:

22.9%
Florida:

20.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 100,038Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 91,429Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 71,838Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 62,083Management occupations
  • 61,447Business and financial operations occupations
  • 50,179Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (MERRITT ISLAND, FL):

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 287 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 381 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED112$176,228127$163,724226$176,7459$280,27863$159,5571$53,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$179,44811$153,59125$179,5954$9,6005$196,2741$26,510
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$167,58023$111,184134$194,06915$97,61626$117,1832$42,630
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$182,37920$201,15368$150,5354$102,34314$162,9070$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$119,3401$131,84013$151,4611$60,0000$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$267,1203$243,2370$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$321,5252$98,1750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$192,6100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$119,1500$02$119,150

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 32953 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11474.1 years
Mary9979.1 years
James9170.9 years
Robert9071.4 years
William7874.3 years
Charles6777.5 years
Joseph4977.4 years
George4977.7 years
Margaret4881.1 years
Richard4572.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 32953 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3775.7 years
Williams3272.1 years
Jones2478.1 years
Brown1977.7 years
Anderson1878.7 years
Miller1778.1 years
Johnson1776.7 years
Thompson1273.7 years
Jackson1178.4 years
White1174.9 years
Businesses in zip code 32953
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Home Depot1
Ace Hardware1Jones New York3
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Publix Super Markets1
Circle K2Starbucks1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1Target1
Decora Cabinetry2Tire Kingdom1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS6
FedEx4Verizon Wireless1
H&R Block1Walgreens1

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