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Income/capita 7%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 7%
IndexWest MelbourneFloridaNational
Income per capita$27,622$27,598$29,829
Median household income$59,089$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,575$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,023$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$41,107$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$28,076$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level11.8%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Melbourne is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Melbourne is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Melbourne is 7% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Melbourne is 22% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,388$59,089$118,178
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      West Melbourne median earnings by income bracket

      West Melbourne employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector18.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%16.4%
      Public administration3.9%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%2.5%
      Education, health & social services7.6%30.3%
      Other33.6%29.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Melbourne Beach, FL3,189$78,15041%
      Indialantic, FL2,798$73,66133%
      South Patrick Shores, FL6,398$70,36327%
      Malabar, FL2,886$68,04723%
      Grant-Valkaria, FL3,996$66,25020%
      West Melbourne, FL20,207$59,0897%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rocky River, OH20,211$65,22618%
      Cameron Park, CA20,201$74,56435%
      Sulphur, LA20,198$52,2176%
      Selden, NY20,226$86,26956%
      Simpsonville, SC20,183$59,2017%
      West Melbourne, FL20,207$59,0897%
      Source: The West Melbourne, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).