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Population (year 2000): 9,824. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,054 (+53.2% change)
Males: 4,529 (46.1%), Females: 5,295 (53.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 48.6 years
Median household income: $37,391 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,300 (year 2000)

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Races in West Melbourne:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (18.4%), English (17.8%), Irish (15.7%), United States (10.0%), Italian (6.8%), French (3.8%).

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Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

West

For population 25 years and over in West Melbourne

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Melbourne city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

8.2% Foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 2.7% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,277 (+14.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Melbourne, (3.4 miles pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Tampa, (123.8 miles pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (907.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Village, FL (0.7 miles Melbourne Park, FL (1.4 miles June FL Melbourne, (3.4 miles Bay, FL Palm (6.6 miles FL (6.7 miles Indialantic, Harbour Beach, FL Indian (7.0 miles Beach, FL Melbourne (7.2 miles Shores, FL (7.8 miles Palm


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 139 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 1997: 131 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 1998: 129 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 1999: 110 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2000: 149 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2001: 347 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2002: 492 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2003: 780 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2004: 626 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2005: 261 buildings, average cost: $239,300

Latitude: 28.08 N, Longitude: 80.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 321


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.2%), Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,150 (+32.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 602 (15.3%)


 

Crime in West Melbourne by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 0 1
    per 100,000 20.4 0.0 10.2
Robberies 12 9 7
    per 100,000 122.1 91.6 71.3
Assaults 34 22 31
    per 100,000 346.1 223.9 315.6
Burglaries 82 64 72
    per 100,000 834.7 651.5 732.9
Thefts 246 303 258
    per 100,000 2504.1 3084.3 2626.2
Auto thefts 21 19 8
    per 100,000 213.8 193.4 81.4
289.7 256.7 251.4


Average climate in West Melbourne, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West

West Melbourne-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the West Melbourne city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1972, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: RELM WIRELESS CORP (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT).


Hospitals/medical centers near West Melbourne:
  • CIRCLES OF CARE INC (about 4 miles; MELBOURNE, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SEA PINES HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MELBOURNE, FL)
  • HOLMES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; MELBOURNE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Melbourne:
  • MELBOURNE INTL (about 3 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; ID: MLB)
  • PATRICK AFB (about 12 miles; COCOA BEACH, FL; ID: COF)
  • CAPE CANAVERAL AFS SKID STRIP (about 28 miles; COCOA BEACH, FL; ID: XMR)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Melbourne:
  • VALKARIA (about 12 miles; VALKARIA, FL; ID: X59)
  • MERRITT ISLAND (about 18 miles; MERRITT ISLAND, FL; ID: COI)
  • SEBASTIAN MUNI (about 23 miles; SEBASTIAN, FL; ID: X26)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10 $25,056 $30,067 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 6 $15,815 $31,630 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $11,827 $23,654 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $8,821 $26,463 1 $877
Other Government Administration 6 $24,195 $48,390 7 $3,210
Streets and Highways 7 $15,520 $26,605 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $9,139 $21,933 3 $2,218
Police Protection - Officers 27 $95,406 $42,402 0 $0
Totals for Government 71 $205,778 $34,779 11 $6,305


College/University in West Melbourne:
  • ROLLINS COLLEGE-BREVARD CAMPUS (Location: 475 S JOHN RODES BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rollins.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Melbourne:
  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MELBOURNE (about 4 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,055)
  • BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE-COCOA CAMPUS (about 21 miles; COCOA, FL; FT enrollment: 7,277)
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; FT enrollment: 6,149)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (about 54 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 26,717)
  • VALENCIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 15,792)
  • ROLLINS COLLEGE (about 60 miles; WINTER PARK, FL; FT enrollment: 2,899)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ORLANDO CAMPUS (about 62 miles; MAITLAND, FL; FT enrollment: 3,992)
Private high school in West Melbourne:
  • BREVARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 1100 W DORCHESTER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West Melbourne:
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,327; Location: 2600 WINGATE BOULEVARD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEADOWLANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 839; Location: 2800 WINGATE BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • W. MELBOURNE ELEMENTARY FOR SCIENCE (Students: 411; Location: 2255 MEADOWLANE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EXPLORER ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE CHARTER (Students: 224; Location: 9150 ELLIS ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • EDUCATIONAL HORIZONS CHARTER (Students: 54; Location: 1281 S WICKHAM ROAD; Grades: 01 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in West Melbourne:
  • COUNTRY DAY FOR CHILDREN MONTE (Students: 52; Location: 1281 S WICKMAN RD; Grades: PK - KG)

Shopping Centers: Ridgewood Mall (1), Mintons Corner Shopping Center (2).

Post office: (A).  


West Melbourne compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Melbourne:
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMMB (1240 AM; 1 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Melbourne:
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WWIA (88.5 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WFIT (89.5 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THE FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • W227AF (93.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W232AZ (94.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEE-LP (93.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: BREVARD YOUTH EDUCATION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around West Melbourne:
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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