Melbourne, Florida Population 2022

86,400
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Melbourne is a city located in Brevard County Florida. With a 2020 population of 86,400, it is the 36th largest city in Florida and the 434th largest city in the United States. Melbourne is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 84,678 in 2020. Spanning over 50 miles, Melbourne has a population density of 1,961 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melbourne is $65,812 with a poverty rate of 15.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,087 per month, and the median house value is $186,000. The median age in Melbourne is 42.6 years, 40.2 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Melbourne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melbournewas:

  • White: 79.03%
  • Black or African American: 9.17%
  • Two or more races: 4.53%
  • Asian: 4.08%
  • Other race: 2.79%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Melbourne, Florida is 86,400 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 84,678.

Melbourne, Florida Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Melbourne Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Melbourne Population by Race

Melbourne Population Pyramid 2022

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Melbourne Median Age

41.4


Total

37.7


Male

45.6


Female

Melbourne Adults

There are 67,604 adults, (17,182 of whom are seniors) in Melbourne.

Melbourne Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Melbourne Sex Ratio

Female

42,031

51.08%

Male

40,250

48.92%

Melbourne Population by Age

Melbourne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melbourne Household Types

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melbourne Households and Families

3.19

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Melbourne Households by Type

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Melbourne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.59%.

Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,201

Average Earnings

$40,750

Average Male

$31,754

Average Female

Melbourne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melbourne Language by Age

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Melbourne Language

86.48% of Melbourne residents speak only English, while 13.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.54% of the population.

Melbourne Language

Melbourne Poverty by Race

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15.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

15.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melbourne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melbourne is Native, with 45.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melbourne is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.18%.

Melbourne Poverty

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Melbourne Poverty Rate by Education

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Melbourne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melbourne Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Melbourne Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Melbourne Married by Age and Sex

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Melbourne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Melbourne Marital Status by Race

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Melbourne Marital Status

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8,284

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Melbourne Veterans by War

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Melbourne Veterans by Age

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Melbourne Veterans by Race

Melbourne Veterans by Education

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7.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melbourne Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Melbourne Employment by Age

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Melbourne Employment by Race

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Melbourne Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.42%

Born in Melbourne

89.27%

Native Born

10.73%

Foreign Born

4.68%

Non Citizen

6.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.27% of Melbourne residents were born in the United States, with 32.42% having been born in Florida. 4.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Melbourne Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Melbourne Population by Year