|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Melbourne is 27,830. West Melbourne, Florida is the 1,400th largest city in the US.
West Melbourne is located entirely in Brevard County.
The current population of West Melbourne (27,830) is it's peak population.
West Melbourne has grown 170.8% since the 2000. West Melbourne, Florida is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
West Melbourne has a population density of 1,799.5 people per square mile.
|1269||New Smyrna Beach||31,120||51.2%|
|1394||Fort Mill, South Carolina||27,991||248.4%|
|1395||New Iberia, Louisiana||27,989||-14.0%|
|1397||Lake Jackson, Texas||27,879||1.2%|
|1398||Garden City, Kansas||27,856||-2.3%|
|1400||West Melbourne, Florida||27,830||170.8%|
|1406||Dodge City, Kansas||27,690||9.6%|
The total voting age population of West Melbourne, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,635. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.2% of the residents of West Melbourne are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Melbourne are 81.7% White, 7.1% Asian, 5.1% Black, 3.4% Two or more races, 2.1% Other and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 10.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Melbourne, 11.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.0%. On a per-household basis, 7.8% of families are below the poverty line in West Melbourne.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.8% of West Melbourne residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.7% of West Melbourne residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.5% have a bachelor's degree and 14.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Melbourne residents aged 5 and older, 16.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Melbourne is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Melbourne, 9.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Melbourne is $68,277.
In West Melbourne, 73.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.8% of housing units in West Melbourne.
In West Melbourne, 49.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Melbourne is $1,349.
In West Melbourne, 86.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.