Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
148,738
3.35% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.5
0.679% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.1%
5.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,567
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$225,200
22.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL had a population of 149k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $61,567. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL grew from 143,918 to 148,738, a 3.35% increase and its median household income grew from $55,004 to $61,567, a 11.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.58%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.66%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.57%).

15.6% of the households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.1% of the residents in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was $225,200, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%.

Most people in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27 minutes. The average car ownership in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL is home to a population of 149k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.6% of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (20.2k people).

In 2022, there were 3.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.6k people) in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.79k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL are Spanish (14,326 households), Haitian (2,190 households), and Portuguese (791 households).

Citizenship

96.1%
2022 Citizenship
95.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.1% of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    87.6k ± 3.15k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    24k ± 1.89k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    9.79k ± 1.25k
16.5%
Hispanic Population
24.5k people

In 2022, there were 3.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.6k people) in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.79k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.5% of the people in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL are hispanic (24.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.2k people
13.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.4k people

As of 2022, 13.6% of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL residents (20.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was 13.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    14,326 households (10.1%)
  2. Haitian
    2,190 households (1.55%)
  3. Portuguese
    791 households (0.56%)

15.6% of the households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was Spanish. 10.1% of the households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,373 ± 659
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,572 ± 473
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,130 ± 411

Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL employs 61.3k people. The largest industries in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL are Construction (4,050 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,047 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,058 people), and the highest paying industries are Administration of human resource programs ($215,989), Air transportation ($97,685), and Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($97,471).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,580
Women
48.1%
28,736
Men
51.9%

The workforce of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL in 2020 was 55,316 people, with 48.1% woman, and 51.9% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL.

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Occupations

61.3k
2022 Value
3.78%
1 Year growth
± 3.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 3.78%, from 59.1k employees to 61.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL, are Customer service representatives (2,166 people), Registered nurses (1,985 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,940 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

61.3k
2022 Value
3.78%
1 Year growth
± 3.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 3.78%, from 59.1k employees to 61.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL, are Construction (4,050 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,047 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,058 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,795
Median earning men ± $2,695
$32,405
Median earning women ± $1,400

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($62,370), Information ($59,271), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($58,899).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($60,161), Manufacturing ($53,727), and Public Administration ($49,799).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.675% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.6k), Some college (29.6k), and Bachelors Degree (17.3k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was $225,200 in 2022, which is 0.799 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $183,300 to $225,200, a 22.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL is 79.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL is $61,567. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

Property

$225,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,997
$43,748
Median Property Taxes
±$1,937

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
Homeownership
2022
68.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.1% of the housing units in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$61,567
Median Household Income
± $1,424
55.3k
Number of Households
± 2,164

In 2022, the median household income of the 55.3k households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL grew to $61,567 from the previous year's value of $55,004.

The following chart displays the households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.413
2022 Wage GINI in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL
0.416
2021 Wage GINI in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL

In 2022, the income inequality in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.783% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.35%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.57%)

In 2022, 78.1% of workers in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.35%) and those who worked at home (8.57%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL have a longer commute time (27 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL (17.9k out of 148k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.5% of the population of Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 36.9% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 3.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1385 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1631 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1,385 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Florida in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.3% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
36.9%
Employer Coverage
16.8%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
3.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL declined by 5.51% from 12.2% to 11.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brevard County (Southeast)--Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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