merritt island Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 568 2.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 7,036 32.2 % 32.6 %
Some College 5,844 26.8 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,440 24.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,932 13.4 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 20,249 92.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 6,830 31.3 % 31.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 35,900 - -
19 years old and under 7,292 20.3 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 8,771 24.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 11,680 32.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 8,157 22.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 30,789 93.6 % 84.6 %
Spanish 2,014 6.1 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 94 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,528 25.7 % 33.5 %
Married 7,189 52.3 % 50.5 %
Separated 329 2.4 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,703 19.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 16,845 - -
Occupied Housing Units 14,577 86.5 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,268 13.5 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 12,466 74.0 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 208 1.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 289 1.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 192 1.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 435 2.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 883 5.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,740 10.3 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 589 3.5 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 43 0.3 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,697 10.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 3,152 18.7 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,564 15.2 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 6,252 37.1 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,287 7.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 171 1.0 % 13.0 %
Electric 11,903 70.7 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 2,189 13.0 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 215 1.3 % 4.1 %
Wood 21 0.1 % 1.8 %
None 249 1.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 31,790 90.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 1,862 5.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 27 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 928 2.7 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 387 1.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 53,916 55,775
Median Family Income 67,323 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 31,622 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 90.06 ℉
  • Rainfall 8.23 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 18.2
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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