Palm Bay, FL Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Palm Bay?

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There are 118,709 residents in Palm Bay, with a median age of 40.9. Of this, 50.42% are males and 49.58% are females. US-born citizens make up 81.2% of the resident pool in Palm Bay, while non-US-born citizens account for 14.18%. Additionally, 4.62% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 104,162 people in Palm Bay currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 118,709 4.4%
Male Population 59,856 7.0%
Female Population 58,853 1.8%
Male population 50.42%
Female population 49.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.9 0.7%
Citizen US Born 96,387 2.7%
Citizen not US Born 16,833 12.1%
Not Citizen 5,489 12.2%
Citizen US Born 81.2%
Citizen not US Born 14.18%
Not Citizen 4.62%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 790 24.2%
Moved from Same County 7,919 5.1%
Moved from Same State 1,736 2.4%
Moved from Different State 3,183 17.4%
Same House as Last Year 104,162 3.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.67%
Moved from Same County 6.72%
Moved from Same State 1.47%
Moved from Different State 2.7%
Same House as Last Year 88.43%

What are the employment statistics in Palm Bay?

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White-collar workers make up 77.32% of the working population in Palm Bay, while blue-collar employees account for 22.68%. There are also 5,142 entrepreneurs in Palm Bay (9.65% of the workforce); 38,712 workers employed in private companies (72.67%); and 5,229 people working in governmental institutions (9.82%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 41,188 6.6%
Blue Collar 12,084 10.4%
White Collar 77.32%
Blue Collar 22.68%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,142 11.0%
Private Companies 38,712 6.2%
Governmental Workers 5,229 12.1%
Not for Profit Companies 4,189 9.0%
Self Employees 9.65%
Private Companies 72.67%
Governmental Workers 9.82%
Not for Profit Companies 7.86%

How many households are there in Palm Bay?

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There are a total of 41,900 households in Palm Bay, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 70.21% of these Palm Bay households, while non-family units account for the remaining 29.79%. Additionally, 30.77% of households have children and 69.23% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 41,900 7.1%
Average People Per Household 3 -2.8%
Family Households 29,416 9.5%
Non-family Households 12,484 2.0%
Family Households 70.21%
Non-family Households 29.79%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 12,891 8.9%
Households without Children 29,009 6.3%
Households with Children 30.77%
Households without Children 69.23%

What are the median and average incomes in Palm Bay?

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The average annual household income in Palm Bay is $73,765, while the median household income sits at $55,963 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $64,102, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $62,920. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $33,125 and $43,097, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $73,765 13.2%
Median Household Income $55,963 6.7%
People below Poverty Level 15,278 3.1%
People above Poverty Level 101,925 4.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Palm Bay?

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There are 46,205 housing units in Palm Bay, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1990. Of the 41,900 occupied housing units in Palm Bay, 78.28% are owner-occupied, while 21.72% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 65.17% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $190,100. In general, housing costs reach $1,024 per month in Palm Bay.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 46,205 5.6%
Median Year Built 1990 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 111 24.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 133 14.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 451 -8.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,556 8.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,282 4.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 15,529 3.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 8,293 4.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 12,297 7.5%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,450 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 103 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 41,900 7.1%
Owner Occupied 32,800 9.1%
Renter Occupied 9,100 0.7%
Owner Occupied 78.28%
Renter Occupied 21.72%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 21,376 10.9%
Without Mortgage 11,424 5.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $190,100 6.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $176,200 10.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,024 6.9%
With Mortgage 65.17%
Without Mortgage 34.83%

What is the level of education in Palm Bay?

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Approximately 39.27% of the population in Palm Bay holds a high school degree (that's 36,221 residents), while 24.31% have attained a college certificate (30,640 locals) and 13.45% have a bachelor's degree (12,403 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,210 2.6%
Some High School 36,221 1.6%
Some College 30,640 3.8%
Associate Degree 12,061 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12,403 15.6%
Graduate Degree 5,921 10.7%
No High School 3.48%
Some High School 39.27%
Some College 24.31%
Associate Degree 13.08%
Bachelor's Degree 13.45%
Graduate Degree 6.42%

What is the marital status of Palm Bay residents?

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A total of 30,964 people in Palm Bay have never been married (which represents 31.76% of the total population), while 47,449 of them are wedded (48.67%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,167 (1.2%) and 12,859 (13.19%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 30,964 7.8%
Married 47,449 4.4%
Separated 1,167 -17.6%
Widowed 6,215 -1.5%
Divorced 12,859 1.6%
Never Married 31.76%
Married 48.67%
Separated 1.2%
Widowed 6.38%
Divorced 13.19%

What are the most common means of transportation in Palm Bay?

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The top three means of transportation people in Palm Bay use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and bicycle. A total of 47,074 residents commute by car, 516 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 439 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 47,074 3.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 516 224.5%
Bicycle 439 8.1%
Motorcycle 213 10.9%
Walk 374 135.2%

What is the median and average household income in Palm Bay by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
32905 26,073 10,685 $48,299.00 $55,721.00
32907 47,209 16,193 $59,364.00 $70,480.00
32908 13,351 4,270 $56,373.00 $73,342.00
32909 34,156 11,530 $56,811.00 $94,219.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 32905 32907 32908 32909

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