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West Melbourne, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

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

$177,332
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,047 - $304,005

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $241,360
Here:

$241,360
State:

$311,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $243,806
Here:

$243,806
State:

$231,951

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,145
Here:

$109,145
State:

$219,642

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,570
Here:

$135,570
State:

$295,429

Mobile homes: $47,057
Here:

$47,057
State:

$68,147

West Melbourne,FL index of house prices

Total population: 20,078 (Urban population: 9,749, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 8,505 (7,378 occupied: 5,221 owner occupied, 2,135 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,087 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $370,041.

Median contract rent in 2017: $544 (lower quartile is $477, upper quartile is $664)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $915


Median gross rent in West Melbourne, FL in 2017: $658

Housing units in West Melbourne with a mortgage: 2,923 (27 second mortgage, 196 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,300

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,774

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $58,290

Median monthly housing costs: $1,036


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West Melbourne, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 2000

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,233
  • In family households: 17,070 (2,420 male householders, 2,185 female householders)
    3,533 spouses, 6,790 children (6,137 natural, 135 adopted, 517 stepchildren), 489 grandchildren, 63 brothers or sisters, 649 parents, 348 other relatives, 714 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,844 (1,332 male householders (1,024 living alone)), 1,419 female householders (1,260 living alone)), 1,100 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 299

Size of family households: 2,119 2-persons, 946 3-persons, 747 4-persons, 405 5-persons, 228 6-persons, 125 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,289 1-person, 387 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 92 5-persons.

3,449 married couples with children.
1,120 single-parent households (63 men, 1,057 women).

84.8% of residents of West Melbourne speak English at home.
7.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (18% speak English very well, 71% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 2,258 (10.6%)
(54.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Melbourne, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Melbourne, Florida
  • 0no bedroom
  • 721 bedroom
  • 5862 bedrooms
  • 2,4533 bedrooms
  • 1,9314 bedrooms
  • 3025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Melbourne, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Melbourne, Florida
  • 40no bedroom
  • 2581 bedroom
  • 8992 bedrooms
  • 6483 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West Melbourne in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Melbourne in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 136no vehicle
  • 1,7321 vehicle
  • 2,4062 vehicles
  • 6713 vehicles
  • 1954 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West Melbourne in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Melbourne in renter-occupied apartments
  • 195no vehicle
  • 1,1391 vehicle
  • 6922 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Melbourne, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Melbourne, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 4464 rooms
  • 8965 rooms
  • 1,3726 rooms
  • 9447 rooms
  • 7668 rooms
  • 7479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Melbourne, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Melbourne, Florida
  • 401 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 2213 rooms
  • 5564 rooms
  • 4535 rooms
  • 3536 rooms
  • 2497 rooms
  • 1168 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in West Melbourne, FL
  • West Melbourne, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in West Melbourne, FL in 2017
  • 231Less than $10,000
  • 461$10,000 to $19,999
  • 791$20,000 to $29,999
  • 564$30,000 to $39,999
  • 650$40,000 to $49,999
  • 909$50,000 to $59,999
  • 841$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,026$75,000 to $99,999
  • 943$100,000 to $124,999
  • 372$125,000 to $149,999
  • 423$150,000 to $199,999
  • 196$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in West Melbourne, FL

  • Distribution of house value in West Melbourne, FL in 2017
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 46$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 32$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $49,999
  • 42$50,000 to $59,999
  • 115$60,000 to $69,999
  • 71$70,000 to $79,999
  • 85$80,000 to $89,999
  • 48$90,000 to $99,999
  • 231$100,000 to $124,999
  • 422$125,000 to $149,999
  • 762$150,000 to $174,999
  • 916$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,034$200,000 to $249,999
  • 816$250,000 to $299,999
  • 576$300,000 to $399,999
  • 38$400,000 to $499,999
  • 65$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in West Melbourne, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in West Melbourne, FL in 2017
  • 23$400 to $449
  • 102$600 to $649
  • 56$650 to $699
  • 52$700 to $749
  • 133$750 to $799
  • 265$800 to $899
  • 505$900 to $999
  • 365$1,000 to $1,249
  • 372$1,250 to $1,499
  • 147$1,500 to $1,999
  • 63$2,000 to $2,499
  • 196$2,500 to $2,999
  • 14$3,000 to $3,499
  • 78$3,500 or more
  • 109No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.7%
Number of people working at home: 937 (10.1% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 271
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,177
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,291
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,578
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,793
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 336
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 670
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 58
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 191
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 668
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 100
  • 90 or more minutes: 110
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Melbourne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,770 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 982 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Taxi: 78 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 159 (2%)
  • Walked: 154 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 937 (10%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 23.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 2.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West Melbourne, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West Melbourne, Florida
  • 9682010 or later
  • 1622000 to 2009
  • 3541990 to 1999
  • 1291980 to 1989
  • 1061970 to 1979
  • 287Before 1970
Ancestries in West Melbourne, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 3,533 (29.2%)
  • Irish: 676 (5.6%)
  • German: 643 (5.3%)
  • English: 593 (4.9%)
  • Italian: 484 (4.0%)
  • European: 387 (3.2%)
  • Polish: 210 (1.7%)
  • British: 163 (1.3%)
  • Norwegian: 72 (0.6%)
  • Eastern European: 72 (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 72 (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 62 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 61 (0.5%)
  • Russian: 60 (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 58 (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 52 (0.4%)
  • Haitian: 50 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 49 (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 45 (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 43 (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 38 (0.3%)
  • Jamaican: 37 (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 34 (0.3%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 32 (0.3%)
  • French: 32 (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 28 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 25 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 21 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 20 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 18 (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 12 (0.10%)
  • Swiss: 10 (0.08%)
  • Austrian: 10 (0.08%)
  • Arab: 9 (0.07%)
  • Bulgarian: 8 (0.07%)
  • Slavic: 7 (0.06%)
  • Croatian: 7 (0.06%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Other Western Asia
West Melbourne:

15.2% (380)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

India
West Melbourne:

10.8% (270)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
West Melbourne:

7.7% (192)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Venezuela
West Melbourne:

5.4% (136)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Saudi Arabia
West Melbourne:

4.9% (123)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
West Melbourne:

4.3% (108)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
West Melbourne:

4.3% (107)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Trinidad and Tobago
West Melbourne:

3.7% (93)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
West Melbourne:

3.7% (92)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
West Melbourne:

3.6% (89)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Spain
West Melbourne:

3.3% (82)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Dominican Republic
West Melbourne:

2.9% (72)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
West Melbourne:

2.8% (70)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
West Melbourne:

2.6% (64)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Thailand
West Melbourne:

2.4% (60)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Poland
West Melbourne:

2.2% (56)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Cuba
West Melbourne:

2.1% (52)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Haiti
West Melbourne:

2.1% (52)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
West Melbourne:

1.6% (41)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
West Melbourne:

1.6% (40)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
West Melbourne:

1.6% (39)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Jamaica
West Melbourne:

1.5% (38)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
West Melbourne:

1.5% (38)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 8,040
  • Other state: 10,170
  • Northeast: 4,379
  • Midwest: 2,019
  • South: 2,646
  • West: 1,130

83.9% of West Melbourne residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45.3% lived in Florida.


West Melbourne:

83.9%
State average:

84.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 93
  • 10th grade: 109
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 147
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,922
  • Less than 1 year of college: 419
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 821
  • Associate degree: 591
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,733
  • Master's degree: 967
  • Professional school degree: 120
  • Doctorate degree: 66
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 52
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 43
  • 9th grade: 75
  • 10th grade: 58
  • 11th grade: 80
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 81
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,152
  • Less than 1 year of college: 472
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 913
  • Associate degree: 1,450
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,528
  • Master's degree: 678
  • Professional school degree: 106
  • Doctorate degree: 45
Educational Attainment for Females
West Melbourne marital status for males
West Melbourne marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,849
  • One, attached: 105
  • Two: 33
  • 3 or 4: 280
  • 5 to 9: 704
  • 10 to 19: 671
  • 20 to 49: 154
  • 50 or more: 338
  • Mobile homes: 388

Median worth of mobile homes: $49,780

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 7 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in West Melbourne
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 234
Here:

11.4%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 105
Here:

9.5%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 605
Here:

49.6%
Florida:

20.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability