|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Melbourne is 85,064. Melbourne, Florida is the 414th largest city in the US.
Melbourne is located entirely in Brevard County.
The current population of Melbourne (85,064) is it's peak population.
Melbourne has grown 16.2% since the 2000. Melbourne, Florida's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Melbourne has a population density of 2,246.4 people per square mile.
|408||Lake Forest, California||85,742||12.7%|
|410||Sioux City, Iowa||85,617||0.7%|
|415||Newport Beach, California||84,792||7.2%|
|416||Brooklyn Park, Minnesota||84,526||25.1%|
|419||Farmington Hills, Michigan||83,292||1.5%|
The total voting age population of Melbourne, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 63,432. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.2% of the residents of Melbourne are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Melbourne are 80.0% White, 9.4% Black, 4.2% Asian, 4.1% Two or more races, 1.9% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 11.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Melbourne, 16.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.6%. On a per-household basis, 11.0% of families are below the poverty line in Melbourne.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.9% of Melbourne residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.3% of Melbourne residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.5% have a bachelor's degree and 10.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Melbourne residents aged 5 and older, 13.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Melbourne is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Melbourne, 11.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Melbourne is $48,673.
In Melbourne, 58.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.9% of housing units in Melbourne.
Of all the housing units in Melbourne, 1.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Melbourne, 16.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 6,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Melbourne is $1,030.
In Melbourne, 83.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.