West Melbourne is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 20,679 people and three constituent neighborhoods, West Melbourne is the 138th largest community in Florida.
West Melbourne is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Melbourne is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Melbourne who work in sales jobs (13.85%), office and administrative support (12.77%), and management occupations (9.63%).
Also of interest is that West Melbourne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, West Melbourne is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.70% of adults in West Melbourne have a college degree.
The per capita income in West Melbourne in 2010 was $26,103, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,412 for a family of four. However, West Melbourne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Melbourne is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Melbourne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Melbourne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Melbourne include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in West Melbourne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.