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Palm Bay is 11th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Size in square miles

Palm Bay is 18th in Florida out of 215 other cities in Current population (2012)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 104,124 18th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 65.7 11th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,570.6 304th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 176th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.9% 157th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.3% 233rd 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.4% 249th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.1% 318th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Race - White 72.9% 294th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 17.9% 124th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 105th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.8% 202nd 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 59th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.6% 61st 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.1% 215th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 63.9% 244th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.7% 218th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 14.5% 189th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Housing units 45,220 21st 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 12.6% 323rd 29.9% 25.9%
Households 36,733 22nd 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 77.0% 155th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $138,600 345th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.8 157th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Income per capita $20,932 309th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $44,768 250th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.4% 218th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Palm Bay Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 8,020 45th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $719,128 66th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $7,228 176th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $70,427 94th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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