West Melbourne, Florida

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Population in 2017: 22,089 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +124.8%
Males: 11,039  (50.0%)
Females: 11,050  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32904.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,992 (it was $37,391 in 2000)
West Melbourne:

$48,992
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,075 (it was $24,006 in 2000)

West Melbourne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,332 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
West Melbourne:

$177,332
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,104; detached houses: $241,360; townhouses or other attached units: $243,806; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,145; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,570; mobile homes: $47,057

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,233.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Melbourne: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.8%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.8% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Melbourne, FL (2017)
    • 16,30076.8%White alone
    • 2,0559.7%Hispanic
    • 1,2666.0%Asian alone
    • 8854.2%Two or more races
    • 6082.9%Black alone
    • 1050.5%Other race alone
    • 820.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in West Melbourne, Florida as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Melbourne is 5,218 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West Melbourne by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.1)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.5)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.0)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(56.7)
6
(39.2)
6
(37.5)
17
(108.0)
14
(87.3)
11
(68.9)
6
(32.2)
11
(59.1)
11
(56.6)
5
(25.0)
10
(48.8)
5
(23.6)
12
(55.0)
3
(13.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
46
(326.1)
14
(91.5)
25
(156.1)
32
(203.2)
33
(205.8)
33
(206.7)
31
(166.6)
47
(252.5)
35
(180.2)
39
(195.1)
22
(107.3)
26
(122.9)
28
(128.4)
21
(92.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
90
(637.9)
163
(1,065)
264
(1,649)
367
(2,331)
210
(1,310)
268
(1,678)
212
(1,139)
78
(419.1)
72
(370.8)
51
(255.2)
60
(292.5)
86
(406.5)
80
(366.8)
53
(233.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
489
(3,466)
175
(1,143)
226
(1,411)
248
(1,575)
357
(2,227)
360
(2,254)
429
(2,306)
454
(2,439)
534
(2,750)
543
(2,717)
526
(2,565)
449
(2,122)
485
(2,224)
467
(2,060)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(205.6)
17
(111.1)
29
(181.1)
40
(254.0)
28
(174.6)
20
(125.2)
14
(75.2)
24
(128.9)
16
(82.4)
14
(70.0)
23
(112.1)
39
(184.3)
27
(123.8)
30
(132.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.5)
5
(31.8)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.3)
2
(10.7)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
2
(9.8)
2
(9.5)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)301.8172.3233.8319.5267.1302.2225.3220.5210.0182.7172.0163.5174.1153.1

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City-data.com crime index in West Melbourne, FL

Crime rate in West Melbourne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 53 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (31.6%), Irish (6.3%), German (6.3%), English (5.7%), Italian (4.4%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 7.82 square miles.

Population density: 2,823 people per square mile   (average).

West Melbourne, Florida map

2,501 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

11.8%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,991 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,589 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Melbourne, FL (3.3 miles , pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (110.1 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (882.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Melbourne Village, FL (0.9 miles ),
June Park, FL (1.1 miles ),
Melbourne, FL (1.8 miles ),
West Brevard, FL (1.9 miles ),
Indialantic, FL (2.4 miles ),
Melbourne Beach, FL (2.5 miles ),
Palm Bay, FL (2.6 miles ),
Indian Harbour Beach, FL (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 28.08 N, Longitude: 80.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -250 (-1.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,667 (17.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 321

Distribution of median household income in West Melbourne, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Melbourne, FL in 2017

Property values in West Melbourne, FL

West Melbourne satellite photo by USGS

West Melbourne tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 131 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 1998: 129 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 1999: 110 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2000: 149 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2001: 347 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2002: 492 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2003: 780 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2004: 626 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2005: 261 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2006: 142 buildings, average cost: $247,200
  • 2007: 174 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2008: 83 buildings, average cost: $227,600
  • 2009: 135 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2010: 181 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2011: 172 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2012: 217 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2013: 144 buildings, average cost: $268,200
  • 2014: 138 buildings, average cost: $259,500
  • 2015: 167 buildings, average cost: $270,500
  • 2016: 286 buildings, average cost: $319,800
  • 2017: 267 buildings, average cost: $284,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Melbourne, FL residents
Average permit cost in West Melbourne, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in West Melbourne, FL
Historical housing units in West Melbourne, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,277 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in West Melbourne, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (11.3%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (12.6%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in West Melbourne, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (9.6%)
  • Engineers (9.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in West Melbourne, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Melbourne, Florida average temperatures West Melbourne, Florida average precipitation West Melbourne, Florida humidity West Melbourne, Florida wind speed West Melbourne, Florida snowfall West Melbourne, Florida sunshine West Melbourne, Florida clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Melbourne-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the West 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 20.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West 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 388.2 miles away from West Melbourne center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 335.0 miles away from the city 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 302.4 miles away from West Melbourne center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 415.1 miles away from West Melbourne 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 345.5 miles away from West 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 155.9 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 (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Melbourne topographic map

Main business address for: RELM WIRELESS CORP (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT).

Hospitals and medical centers in West Melbourne:

  • HOSPICE OF HEALTH FIRST INC (1900 DAIRY ROAD)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (51 CAROLINA ST STE 104)
  • INDIAN RIVER CENTER (7201 GREENBORO DR)
  • WEST MELBOURNE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2125 W NEW HAVEN AVE)

Airports located in West Melbourne:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Melbourne:

  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 3 miles; Melbourne, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 3 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Eastern Florida State College (about 22 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 12,053)
  • Florida Technical College (about 48 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 50 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)

Private high school in West Melbourne:

  • BREVARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 268, Location: 1100 DORCHESTER AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Melbourne:

  • IMAGINE SCHOOLS AT WEST MELBOURNE (Students: 377, Location: 3355 IMAGINE WAY, Grades: KG-6, Charter school)
  • EDUCATIONAL HORIZONS CHARTER (Students: 24, Location: 1281 S WICKHAM RD, Grades: KG-6, Charter school)
  • MEADOWLANE PRIMARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2800 WINGATE BLVD, Grades: PK-3)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 2600 WINGATE BLVD, Grades: 7-8)
  • W.MELBOURNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE (Location: 2255 MEADOWLANE AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • MEADOWLANE INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2700 WINGATE BLVD, Grades: 3-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in West Melbourne:

  • CALVARY CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 356, Location: 2955 MINTON RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • NEW HOPE LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 870 HOLLYWOOD BLVD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in West Melbourne

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Melbourne: Brevard County Library System West Melbourne Public Library (A), Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 82 (B), Melbourne Police Department (C), West Melbourne Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mintons Corner Shopping Center (1), Ridgewood Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in West Melbourne: RELM WIRELESS CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Melbourne include: West Melbourne First Baptist Church (A), Wesley United Methodist Church (B), Unitarian Universalist Church of Brevard (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Praise Cathedral Church of God (E), New Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Korean Central Baptist Church (G), Church of Christ of Melbourne (H), Bethany Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their 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
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
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
309 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
345 people in nursing homes in 2000
120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in West Melbourne (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: West Melbourne Branch at 2817 West New Haven, branch established on 1980/12/15; Hammock Landing Branch at 175 Palm Bay Road Ne, branch established on 2010/06/14. 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.
  • Regions Bank: West Palm Bay Branch at 105 Palm Bay Road, Ne, branch established on 2004/02/09. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Melbourne at 3003 West New Haven Avenue, branch established on 1965/07/31. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: New Haven Avenue Branch at 2950 West New Haven Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: West Melbourne at 3125 W New Haven Ave, branch established on 1999/01/25. 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

For population 15 years and over in West Melbourne:

Marital status in West Melbourne, FL
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in West Melbourne:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Melbourne
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Melbourne, FL (based on Brevard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant75,893265
Catholic64,83114
Mainline Protestant30,87764
Other11,11341
Black Protestant5,44925
Orthodox1,2675
None353,946-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 81
Brevard County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Brevard County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Brevard County:

10.3%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brevard County:

23.3%
State:

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

9.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.7%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Melbourne:

51.9%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
West Melbourne:

28.4
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Melbourne:

11.1%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Melbourne:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
West Melbourne:

35.4%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
West Melbourne:

58.4%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Melbourne, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 31$139,712$54,0820$0
Streets and Highways 25$69,738$33,4740$0
Other Government Administration 23$85,277$44,4921$1,828
Police - Other 16$37,259$27,9446$4,556
Financial Administration 11$34,648$37,7980$0
Parks and Recreation 5$13,171$31,6101$1,524
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 111$379,805$41,0608$7,908

West Melbourne government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,448,000 ($201.37)
    Water Utilities: $4,371,000 ($197.88)
    Sewerage: $3,042,000 ($137.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,611,000 ($118.20)
    Regular Highways: $1,300,000 ($58.85)
    Central Staff Services: $876,000 ($39.66)
    Financial Administration: $640,000 ($28.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $603,000 ($27.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $256,000 ($11.59)
    General - Other: $209,000 ($9.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($0.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,774,000 ($125.58)
    Regular Highways: $2,315,000 ($104.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $351,000 ($15.89)
    Police Protection: $272,000 ($12.31)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($2.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000 ($1.13)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($0.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $739,000 ($33.46)

West Melbourne government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,994,000 ($226.09)
    Other: $102,000 ($4.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($3.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($3.03)
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000 ($0.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $187,000 ($8.47)
    Other: $6,000 ($0.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,579,000 ($116.75)
    General Local Government Support: $86,000 ($3.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $403,000 ($18.24)
    Special Assessments: $360,000 ($16.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $134,000 ($6.07)
    Interest Earnings: $112,000 ($5.07)
    Rents: $46,000 ($2.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,002,000 ($271.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,451,000 ($110.96)
    General Local Government Support: $1,584,000 ($71.71)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $2,926,000 ($132.46)
    Property: $2,406,000 ($108.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,830,000 ($82.85)
    Other License: $788,000 ($35.67)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $524,000 ($23.72)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $306,000 ($13.85)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $120,000 ($5.43)

West Melbourne government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,443,000 ($744.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,884,000 ($719.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $559,000 ($25.31)

West Melbourne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,296,000 ($58.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,376,000 ($1103.54)

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, FL  0.49% ($51,481 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.21% ($64,467)
from Seminole County, FL  0.15% ($56,588)


4.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($866 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, FL  0.45% ($43,603 average AGI)
to Indian River County, FL  0.16% ($42,657)
to Seminole County, FL  0.12% ($47,176)
Businesses in West Melbourne, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Panera Bread1
AT&T1Payless2
Arby's1Pier 1 Imports1
Barnes & Noble1Publix Super Markets2
Burger King1Rue211
Chuck E. Cheese's1Shoe Carnival1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Discount Tire1Starbucks2
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Kohl's1Target1
LensCrafters1U-Haul1
Marshalls1UPS1
Maurices1Verizon Wireless1
McDonald's2Walgreens1
Office Depot1Walmart1
Olive Garden1

Strongest AM radio stations in West 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.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • 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 West Melbourne:

  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WWIA (88.5 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WFIT (89.5 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THE FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • W227AF (93.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W232AZ (94.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around West Melbourne:

  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • 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)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
West Melbourne fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of West Melbourne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.2mTotal length
  • 29,329Total average daily traffic
  • 1,665Total average daily truck traffic
  • 84,949Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Melbourne)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in West Melbourne, FL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • O P, 1175 West New Haven Ave (Lat: 28.078139 Lon: -80.640417), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQPI643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: John Nadolny, Registrant: Flhsi, 1311 Bedford Drive, Melbourne, FL 32940, Phone: (321) 205-1100, Fax: (321) 205-1200, Email:
  • ADS, 1175 W New Haven Ave (Lat: 28.078167 Lon: -80.640583), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQXF542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2016, Expiration Date: 02/19/2026, Certifier: Steve Fischer, Registrant: Palm Beach County Of, 2601 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL 33411, Phone: (561) 233-0838, Fax: (561) 233-0802, Email:
  • ADS, 1175 W New Haven Ave (Lat: 28.078167 Lon: -80.640583), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQXI549, Licensee ID: L02004890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2016, Expiration Date: 03/15/2026, Certifier: Steve Fischer, Registrant: City Of Palm Bay, 120 Malabar Road, Palm Bay, FL 32907, Phone: (321) 952-3400, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Melbourne)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in West Melbourne)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED79$165,15774$127,781149$154,0783$42,53016$114,9528$37,078
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$209,46510$89,18727$158,1941$168,1300$04$15,913
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$148,79615$108,70766$179,1828$29,9638$103,8636$27,597
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$150,65811$134,66134$167,5673$56,2204$131,6501$74,480
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$172,1201$457,14011$184,2630$01$94,1700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0646.00 , 0650.21, 0650.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$167,7322$251,7600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$260,0641$160,7601$270,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$195,2100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0646.00 , 0650.21, 0650.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Melbourne, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Melbourne, FL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of reported fires - 85 took place in 2016, and the least - 13 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in West Melbourne, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.8%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Melbourne, FL
    • 37252.8%Outside Fires
    • 18726.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12718.0%Structure Fires
    • 192.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Melbourne, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Melbourne, FL
  • 91.0%Electricity
  • 8.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Melbourne, FL
  • 94.0%Electricity
  • 3.7%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Utility gas


West Melbourne compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 53 pilots and 48 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Alan J. Michaels (35)
  • Paul M. Bosscher (25)
  • Michael Raymond Weatherspoon (15)
  • Louis Joseph Rendek, Jr. (14)
  • James C. Otto (11)
  • Ronald Edward Jackson, Jr. (7)
  • Peter Snawerdt (6)
  • Michael R. Weatherspoon (6)
  • Ellen K. Lin (5)
  • Randolph Cruz (5)

Total of 263 patent applications in 2008-2020.