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Melbourne FL Homes for Sale
The Harbour City
Located on Florida’s beautiful coastline is the city of Melbourne, providing you with the coastal home lifestyle, great shopping, dining, nightlife and beautiful Melbourne FL homes for sale. Just minutes from Brevard County’s gorgeous beaches, yet only 45 minutes from Orlando and all its theme parks and attractions. Ranging from warm and friendly single family home communities, to exciting river-view condos all the way to stunning luxury homes, Melbourne FL homes for sale will be right for you.
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Whatever it is you are looking for, among hundreds of beautiful Melbourne FL homes for sale you will surely find the one that speaks to you. Melbourne has so much to offer, bringing together the sunny beachlife, the fun and entertainment of Main Street (downtown), the art district of Eau Gallie, the Brevard Zoo, the natural water routes of the Indian River Lagoon, great schools and universities and so much more. Living in one of the Melbourne FL homes for sale is conveniently connected by a great infrastructure, including I-95 running north-to-south through the city connecting it with Canada in the north and Miami in the south. U.S. 192 takes you straight from Melbourne to Walt Disney World and just a few minutes up I-95 you can connect to “The Beachline” SR528, taking you straight to Downtown Orlando and the Universal Studios. The rest of the world dreams about just spending a couple of weeks of vacation among Florida’s beautiful coastline; When you buy one of the beautiful Melbourne Fl homes for sale, you will soon be able to call this paradise your home. Start by browsing through all the Melbourne FL homes for sale on my website.
According to data for 2013 by city data, Melbourne, FL has a population of 77,508, which is 8.6% more than in 2000. Of that population 51.4% are female and 48.6% male with a median age of 47.3 years and an estimated median household income of $35,830. Cost of living is lower than the U.S. average with an index of 89.8 compared to 100 being the U.S. average. According to Census the (2010-2014 period) median owner cost including mortgage is $1,222 per month while without mortgage owner costs came down to $371 per month. Median gross rent for the same period is $833 per month, while 60.2% of housing units were owner-occupied.
85% of Melbourne residents have a high school degree, 23.6% a bachelor’s degree and 8.4% a graduate degree and 12% are unemployed.
Most Melbourne residents work in sales related jobs, representing 12% of the Melbourne population, followed by architecture & engineering at 9%, cleaning & maintenance also at 9%, management related occupations representing 8%, installation & repair at 7%, construction as well at 7% and food & serving occupations at 6%.
Most residents of Melbourne, FL have German roots with a German ancestry of 13.2% closely followed by Irish with 12.4%, United States with 12.3%, English with 8.7%, Italian with 6.3% and French with 3.3%. Foreign born residents make up 8.4% with 4.1% from Latin America, 2.3% from Europe and 2.1% from Asia.
Melbourne residents prefer stable relationships with 43.4 being married and only 15.6% being divorced. 30.2% were never married, however, this statistic includes residents as 15 years old.
With a total land area of 30.2 sq. miles, Melbourne has a density of 2,567 people per sq. mile.
(Sources: Census, City Data)
Parks & Recreation
Parks and Recreation
The city of Melbourne, FL offers an extensive park system of over 232 acres including various types of parks and outdoor activities:
- 39 parks
- 31 athletic fields
- 21 playgrounds
- 2 fishing piers
- 4 boat ramps
- 3 public swimming pools
- and much more.
Usually open from 7AM-7PM, many parks offer picnic areas, trails and sport amenities, gazebos and more.
Click the Melbourne Park Directory to learn more.
Melbourne, FL is also home to the Brevard Zoo, a 75 acres zoo featuring over 650 species of animals from all over the world.
8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940
Hours: Daily 9:30AM-5PM
Shopping - Dining - Nightlife
Shopping, Dining & Nightlife
Melbourne, FL offers 2 downtown districts, due to a merger in 1969 when Eau Gallie merged into Melbourne.
Main Street is the historic district of Melbourne, dating back to 1888 when it was created as “Village of Melbourne”.
Here you can find a variety of shops from fashion boutiques to bridal fashion, from toys to books as well as beauty salons and barber shops. Several restaurants will make sure there is the right flavor for every taste and for your nightlife you can find various bars, including a Kava bar. Many bars are open late and offer live entertainment, DJ’s and dance.
Main Street Directories:
Eau Gallie Arts District
This award-winning community offers shops, restaurants and of course a special focus on arts. Located on the Indian River Lagoon, the Eau Gallie Arts district is home to art museums, the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and various art galleries.
Eau Gallie Directories:
The completely remodeled Melbourne Square is home to over 125 shops, including the flagship stores Dillard’s, Macy’s and JCPenney as well as Dick’s Sporting Goods. For your personal fitness, LA Fitness is located within the mall and several cafes and restaurants offer a choice for every taste, including Outback Steakhouse, Moe’s Southwest Grill and BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse.