Melbourne Village is a tiny town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 678 people and just one neighborhood, Melbourne Village is the 436th largest community in Florida.
Occupations and Workforce
Melbourne Village is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Melbourne Village is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Melbourne Village who work in management occupations (17.28%), healthcare (13.62%) and office and administrative support (12.62%).
Also of interest is that Melbourne Village has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Melbourne Village is also a town of artists. Melbourne Village has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Melbourne Village’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.28% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Melbourne Village is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Melbourne Village’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Melbourne Village is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.