West Melbourne, Florida Population 2024

30,725

West Melbourne is a city located in Brevard County Florida. West Melbourne has a 2024 population of 30,725. West Melbourne is currently growing at a rate of 3.17% annually and its population has increased by 15.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,566 in 2020.

The average household income in West Melbourne is $99,475 with a poverty rate of 5.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Melbourne is 40.9 years, 37.4 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

West Melbourne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Melbourne was:

  • White: 76.57%
  • Two or more races: 8.65%
  • Asian: 5.93%
  • Black or African American: 3.99%
  • Other race: 3.08%
  • Native American: 1.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
10.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,898.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.66% (4,159)
The current population of West Melbourne, Florida is 30,725 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,566.

West Melbourne, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,49276.57%
Two or more races2,3148.65%
Asian1,5875.93%
Black or African American1,0683.99%
Other race8253.08%
Native American4581.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander180.07%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Melbourne Population by Race

West Melbourne Population Pyramid 2024

West Melbourne Median Age

40.9

Total

37.4

Male

44.5

Female

West Melbourne Adults

There are 20,865 adults, (5,396 of whom are seniors) in West Melbourne.

West Melbourne Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Melbourne Sex Ratio

Female13,40350.08%
Male13,35949.92%

West Melbourne Population by Age

West Melbourne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,9802.6478.521.5
Married5,0693.4485.914.1
Non Family3,5121.2268.931.1
Female1,0903.2378.921.1
Male3093.5564.735.3
showing: 5 rows

3.34

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Melbourne Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Melbourne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

West Melbourne Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,656

Average Earnings

$73,871

Average Male

$40,856

Average Female

West Melbourne Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Melbourne Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Melbourne Language

84.96% of West Melbourne residents speak only English, while 15.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.02% of the population.

West Melbourne Language

West Melbourne Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,6409104.88%
Hispanic3,7932957.78%
Other82521826.42%
Asian1,5871278%
Multiple2,282502.19%
Native458153.28%
showing: 6 rows

5.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.94%

Male Poverty Rate

4.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Melbourne

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Melbourne is Other, with 26.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Melbourne is Multiple, with 2.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.7%.

West Melbourne Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.46%
High School8.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%
Some College2.36%
showing: 4 rows

West Melbourne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.13%
Male Employed5.13%
Female Employed3.36%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Melbourne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Melbourne Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Melbourne Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Melbourne Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Melbourne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Melbourne Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Melbourne Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,685

Number of Veterans

2,431

Male Veterans

254

Female Veterans

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West Melbourne Veterans by War

count

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West Melbourne Veterans by Age

count

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West Melbourne Veterans by Race

West Melbourne Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Melbourne Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Melbourne Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Melbourne Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Melbourne Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

31.66%

Born in West Melbourne

89.09%

Native Born

10.91%

Foreign Born

3.34%

Non Citizen

7.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.09% of West Melbourne residents were born in the United States, with 31.66% having been born in Florida. 3.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Melbourne Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202935,4459442.74%
202834,5019442.81%
202733,5579442.89%
202632,6139442.98%
202531,6699443.07%
202430,7259443.17%
202329,7819443.27%
202228,8379443.38%
202127,8931,3275%
202026,5662,3349.63%
201924,2321,0414.49%
201823,1911,2575.73%
201721,9347733.65%
201621,1616102.97%
201520,5515732.87%
201419,9783942.01%
201319,5844802.51%
201219,1044462.39%
201118,6582981.62%
201018,3608,53686.89%
20009,8241,42516.97%
19908,3993,32165.4%
19805,0782,02866.49%
19703,050
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West Melbourne Population by Year