Palm Bay demographics profile

StatisticPalm BayFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,62229491
Median age40.841.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%38%43%
Speak English87%72%79%
Speak Spanish9%21%13%
Palm Bay, FL has a population of 106,573 and is the 282nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,622 per sq mi which is 453% higher than the Florida average and 1691% higher than the national average. The median age in Palm Bay is 41 which is approximately 2% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Palm Bay, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 35% of Palm Bay residents were born in Florida, 49% were born out of state, 5% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Palm Bay is 453% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Palm Bay is 2% lower than Florida.
  • In Palm Bay 74.53% of the population is White.
  • In Palm Bay 18.89% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Palm Bay 1.71% of the population is Asian.

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Palm Bay population breakdown by race

RacePalm BayFloridaNational
Black or African American18.89%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.47%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.61%2.48%3.06%
Other race1.78%2.54%4.75%
In Palm Bay, 15.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Palm Bay, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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