Palm Bay, Florida Census Data & Community Profile

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Palm Bay GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Palm Bay, FL
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Palm Bay, FL was 79,413.

Palm Bay Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Palm Bay was 38,723, which represents 48.8 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Palm Bay, FL
There are an estimated 17,689 married men in the town. 59.9 percent of men over 15 years old in Palm Bay are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Palm Bay is 40,690 which is 51.2 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Palm Bay, Florida
There are an estimated 18,073 married women in the community. 55.8 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Palm Bay, FL
The median age of people living in Palm Bay, FL was 37.2 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Palm Bay was 4,876. There were 58,330 people above the age of 18, which represents 73.5 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 14.7 percent of the population (11,679) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Palm Bay, FL
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Palm Bay, FL was 77,304.

White Population in Palm Bay, FL
The estimated White population in the Palm Bay community is 64,755, which is 81.5 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Palm Bay, Florida
The estimated Black/African American population is 8,983, which is 11.3 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Palm Bay, FL
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Palm Bay, FL was 281.

Asian Population in Palm Bay, Florida
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 1,354.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Palm Bay, FL
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Palm Bay was an estimated 37.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 1,894, while those of “two or more races” was 2,109 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Palm Bay community was 6,850, or 8.6 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Palm Bay, FL
The household population number in Palm Bay was 79,023.

Group Quarters Population in Palm Bay, FL
Group Quarters population in the community was 390.

Average Household Size in Palm Bay, FL
The average household size in Palm Bay is 2.6 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.03 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Palm Bay, FL
At the time of the last census survey, there were 32,902 total housing units in Palm Bay.

The number of occupied housing units was 30,336, or 92.2 of the total units in town. Of these, 22,858 were owner-occupied (75.3), and 7,478 were renter-occupied (24.7, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 2,566 vacant homes in Palm Bay at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Palm Bay, Florida
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 20,476, with a median value in dollars of 78,300.

Monthly Owner Costs in Palm Bay, FL
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $762 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Palm Bay, average costs per month were $237 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 43,755 people in the community had a high school degree, or 83.7 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Palm Bay, Florida
8,735 people in Palm Bay also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 16.7 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Palm Bay, FL
The number of Civilian Veterans in Palm Bay was 11,075, or 19 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Palm Bay, FL
In 2000, there were 16,490 people in Palm Bay, FL listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Palm Bay, FL
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 9,322 people in Palm Bay who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 12.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Palm Bay, Florida
There were 37,925 in the labor force in Palm Bay at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 62.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Palm Bay was 25.9 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Palm Bay, FL
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $36,508. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Palm Bay, FL
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $41,636. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Palm Bay, Florida
Per capita income in Palm Bay in the last full census was 16,992. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Palm Bay numbered 1,567, or 7.1 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Palm Bay, FL
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 7,471, or 9.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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