Merritt Island, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Size in square miles 17.5 105th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,984 262nd 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 4.2% 369th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.2% 303rd 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.8% 138th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.1% 113th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 30.8% 139th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Race - White 88.7% 145th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.9% 292nd 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 80th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 174th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 90th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 195th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.1% 346th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 84.2% 100th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.0% 316th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.0% 301st 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Housing units 17,036 97th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.4% 244th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 14,077 89th 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 78.5% 126th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $215,700 149th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.4 277th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Income per capita $33,511 96th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $58,528 123rd $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.5% 313th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Merritt Island Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,147 89th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $850,161 58th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail accommodation and food service sales $82,261 82nd $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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