Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida

Merritt Island is a city in Brevard County, Florida. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 34,743. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.7 square miles. An elevation is 15 feet (4.57 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,968 people per square mile. The median age was 49.4 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 96 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
34,743 residents
Population Change
-3.7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
49.4 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
14.1% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
17,033 residents
Population Females
17,710 residents
Foreign Born Residents
2.6% Latin America, 2.1% Europe, 1.3% Asia
Daytime Population Change
-1,541 (-4.2%)
Live and Work in the City
5,706 (35%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
5.6% (State: 5.4%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Merritt Island Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Merritt Island Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Merritt Island Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $188,105
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $199,003 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$86,003 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $996
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $357 – $638
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $1,678
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              91 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,076 (1.00%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,045 (1.00%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $55,559 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$12,027 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $32,554
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$8,593 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Eastern Florida State College
                      about 5 miles
                      Cocoa, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 12,053
                    • Florida Institute of Technology
                      about 21 miles
                      Melbourne, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,452
                    • Florida Institute of Technology-Online
                      about 21 miles
                      Melbourne, FL
                      FT enrollment: 3,046
                    • Florida Technical College
                      about 35 miles
                      Orlando, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,907
                    • University of Central Florida
                      about 36 miles
                      Orlando, FL
                      FT enrollment: 51,457
                    • Full Sail University
                      about 41 miles
                      Winter Park, FL
                      FT enrollment: 31,435
                    • Rollins College
                      about 44 miles
                      Winter Park, FL
                      FT enrollment: 3,085

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • Academy of Cosmetology
                      Full-time enrollment: 335
                      Location: 2088 N. Courtenay Parkway
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: FLORIDACOSMETOLOGYSCHOOLS.COM

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • MERRITT ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL
                      Location: 100 MUSTANG WAY
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • EDGEWOOD JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
                      Location: 180 E MERRITT AVE
                      Grades: 7-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • MERRITT ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 475
                      Location: 140 MAGNOLIA AVE
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • EDUCATORS INC PRIVATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 325
                      Location: 777 E MERRITT ISLAND CSWY
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • EDUCATERS INC PRIVATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 205
                      Location: 55 MCLEOD ST
                      Grades: UG-12
                    • BREVARD PRIVATE ACADEMY
                      Students: 89
                      Location: 508 S PLUMOSA ST STE C
                      Grades: 8-12
                    • KLD LEARNING CENTER
                      Students: 77
                      Location: 85 RICHLAND AVE
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
                      Students: 39
                      Location: 1250 NORTH BANANA RIVER DRIVE
                      Grades: 2-12
                    • FLORIDA LEARNING ACADEMY PRIVATE SCHOOL
                      Students: 25
                      Location: 460 ROBBIN HOOD DR
                      Grades: 5-12
                    • CHRISTIAN PREPARATORY LEARNING CENTER
                      Students: 13
                      Location: 230 E MERRITT ISLAND CAUSEWAY SUITE 106
                      Grades: 4-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • MILA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 288 W MERRITT AVE
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • TROPICAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 885 S COURTENAY PKWY
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • AUDUBON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 1201 N BANANA RIVER DR
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • THOMAS JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Location: 1275 S COURTENAY PKWY
                      Grades: 7-8
                    • LEWIS CARROLL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 1 SKYLINE BLVD
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • ROBERT L. STEVENSON ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 1450 MARTIN BLVD
                      Grades: KG-6

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC ACADEMY
                      Students: 195
                      Location: 1940 N COURTENAY PKWY
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 39
                      Location: 3500 N COURTENAY PKWY
                      Grades: PK-1
                    • ALPHA ACADEMY
                      Students: 22
                      Location: 3700 N COURTENAY PKWY STE 102
                      Grades: UG-3
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Merritt Island Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              81 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.51 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              9 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.17 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              75 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.40 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              186 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.48 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              407 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              7.61 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              15,814

                              Hospitals in Merritt Island

                              • COURTENAY SPRINGS VILLAGE
                                1100 S COURTENAY PARKWAY
                              • HEALTH CENTER OF MERRITT ISLAND, THE
                                500 CROCKETT BLVD
                              • ISLAND HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                125 ALMA BLVD
                              • RAI-S COURTENAY-MERRITT ISLAND
                                245 S COURTENAY PKWY BLDG A
                              • HEALTH FIRST HOME CARE
                                200 S COURTENAY PKWY
                              • NHC HOMECARE
                                2395 N COURTENAY PKWY SUITE 101
                              • TENDER TOUCH HEALTH CARE
                                1365 N COURTENAY PKWY STE B

                              Airports & Heliports in Merritt Island

                              • Merritt Island Airport
                                COI
                              • Knobel Heliport
                                3FL4

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Merritt Island by Race (According to 2015)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Natural Disasters in Merritt Island

                                       

                                        Air Quality Information

                                         
                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          96% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          24 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          14 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          6 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Merritt Island: 32953
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