Most Expensive Melbourne Beach Neighborhoods
Melbourne Beach is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,163 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Melbourne Beach is the 315th largest community in Florida.
Melbourne Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Melbourne Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Melbourne Beach is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Melbourne Beach is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Melbourne Beach who work in food service (14.69%), sales jobs (12.07%) and management occupations (11.64%).
Of important note, Melbourne Beach is also a town of artists. Melbourne Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Melbourne Beach’s character.
Also of interest is that Melbourne Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Melbourne Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Melbourne Beach is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Melbourne Beach a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Melbourne Beach has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Melbourne Beach’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Melbourne Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Melbourne Beach. 54.66% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Melbourne Beach in 2010 was $42,017, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,068 for a family of four. However, Melbourne Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Melbourne Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Melbourne Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Melbourne Beach include English, German, Irish, Italian, European and Greek.
The most common language spoken in Melbourne Beach is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|MELBOURNE BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,308|
|MELBOURNE BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||83.26%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||16.74%|
|TYPE OF MELBOURNE BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.32%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.67%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.74%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||12.28%|
|SIZE OF MELBOURNE BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.20%|
|AGE OF MELBOURNE BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.40%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.57%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||43.30%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.74%|
|MELBOURNE BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$413,345|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,926|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $73,000||0.74%|
|$73,001 - $145,000||2.02%|
|$145,001 - $290,000||19.28%|
|$290,001 - $436,000||28.47%|
|$436,001 - $581,000||17.54%|
|$581,001 - $726,000||14.05%|
|$726,001 - $1,089,000||7.44%|
|$1,089,001 - $1,452,000||6.43%|
|PEOPLE OF MELBOURNE BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.40%|
|5 TO 17||12.83%|
|18 TO 24||3.36%|
|25 TO 34||14.30%|
|35 TO 54||28.50%|
|55 TO 64||17.63%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||20.99%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.78%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$68,056|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,017|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.82%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (16.86%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.10%)
Information Technology (3.92%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.26%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.00%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.15%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (17.69%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.18%)
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