Palm Bay, Florida Population 2022

123,074
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Palm Bay is a city located in Brevard County Florida. With a 2020 population of 123,074, it is the 16th largest city in Florida and the 246th largest city in the United States. Palm Bay is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 2.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 119,760 in 2020. Spanning over 101 miles, Palm Bay has a population density of 1,258 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palm Bay is $62,365 with a poverty rate of 13.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,101 per month, and the median house value is $172,200. The median age in Palm Bay is 40.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Palm Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palm Baywas:

  • White: 69.20%
  • Black or African American: 19.16%
  • Two or more races: 6.96%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Palm Bay, Florida is 123,074 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 119,760.

Palm Bay, Florida Population 2022

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

Palm Bay Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Palm Bay Population by Race

Palm Bay Population Pyramid 2022

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Palm Bay Median Age

40.6


Total

38.8


Male

43.4


Female

Palm Bay Adults

There are 88,541 adults, (21,344 of whom are seniors) in Palm Bay.

Palm Bay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Palm Bay Sex Ratio

Female

57,801

50.81%

Male

55,950

49.19%

Palm Bay Population by Age

Palm Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palm Bay Household Types

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palm Bay Households and Families

3.49

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Palm Bay Households by Type

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Palm Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palm Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 70.76%.

Palm Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,311

Average Earnings

$34,913

Average Male

$28,191

Average Female

Palm Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palm Bay Language by Age

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Palm Bay Language

84.99% of Palm Bay residents speak only English, while 15.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.11% of the population.

Palm Bay Language

Palm Bay Poverty by Race

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13.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palm Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palm Bay is Hispanic, with 21.23% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.96%.

Palm Bay Poverty

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Palm Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Palm Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palm Bay Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Palm Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Palm Bay Married by Age and Sex

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Palm Bay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Palm Bay Marital Status by Race

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Palm Bay Marital Status

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9,479

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Palm Bay Veterans by War

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Palm Bay Veterans by Age

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Palm Bay Veterans by Race

Palm Bay Veterans by Education

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8.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palm Bay Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Palm Bay Employment by Age

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Palm Bay Employment by Race

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Palm Bay 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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34.89%

Born in Palm Bay

86.57%

Native Born

13.43%

Foreign Born

4.30%

Non Citizen

9.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.57% of Palm Bay residents were born in the United States, with 34.89% having been born in Florida. 4.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Palm Bay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Palm Bay Population by Year