Merritt Island, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Merritt Island, Florida Info Snack

Population
36,532
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
10.8%
Median Home
$264,600
Median Income
$64,865
Median Rent
$1,019

Merritt Island SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Merritt Island, FL Cost Of Living

97
Merritt Island's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Merritt Island Florida National Average
Overall 97 99 100
Services 93 99 100
Groceries 97 105 100
Health 89 100 100
Housing 103 96 100
Transportation 91 98 100
Utilities 98 102 100

Merritt Island, FL Photos

Rankings for Merritt Island in Florida

Map Of Merritt Island, FL

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Population over time in Merritt Island

Year Population % Change
2019 36,532 -0.7%
2018 36,797 1.1%
2017 36,380 1.3%
2016 35,916 0.0%
2015 35,900 2.4%
2014 35,063 1.0%
2013 34,731 -0.1%
2012 34,752 0.7%
2011 34,519 0.9%
2010 34,205 -

Race / Ethnicity in Merritt Island

White
83.4% (30,460)
African American
4.5% (1,662)
American Indian
0.1% (39)
Asian
1.5% (545)
Hawaiian
0.2% (59)
Other
0.1% (44)
Two Or More
1.9% (690)
Hispanic
8.3% (3,033)
Race Merritt Island FL USA
White 83.4% 53.9% 60.7%
African American 4.5% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 2.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.3% 25.6% 18.0%

Gender in Merritt Island

Female
50.7% (18,516)
Male
49.3% (18,016)
Gender Merritt Island FL USA
Female 50.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merritt Island for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (365)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,461)
High School / GED
24.0% (8,767)
Some College
21.0% (7,671)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (5,114)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (8,402)
Master's Degree
10.0% (3,653)
Professional Degree
2.0% (730)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (365)
Education Merritt Island FL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Merritt Island, Florida

Less than $10,000
4.8% (175,627)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (168,929)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.4% (270,883)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (310,324)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (446,758)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (683,657)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (543,502)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (541,518)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (239,627)
$200,000 or more
7.5% (272,371)
Income Merritt Island FL USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 6.5% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.4% 9.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.5% 6.0% 7.7%

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