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Melbourne is a city in Brevard County.
The community was named after the city in Australia.
The latitude of Melbourne is 28.083N. The longitude is -80.608W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 74,545.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Melbourne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brevard County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Melbourne area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 32901 ZIP code.
15% of Melbourne residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Melbourne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Melbourne was $19,175, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Melbourne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Melbourne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $510. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $841.
Libraries in Melbourne include Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Eau Gallie Public Library, Melbourne Public Library, Suntree/Viera Public Library, West Melbourne Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Melbourne include Florida Today
TV stations in Melbourne include WOPX, WOTF.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WFIT.
Brevard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Melbourne political report.
The average commute time for Melbourne workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 31 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Melbourne between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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