West Melbourne, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,853 housing units in West Melbourne. This represents a 19.6% growth from 4,059 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,853 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Melbourne is about 72%. West Melbourne's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.5%. Average household size is 2.07 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Melbourne were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom9.10%
Two Bedrooms40.70%
Three Bedrooms38.90%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1981
Median Value of occupied units$94,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$72,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.88
Median year structure was built1983
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$543

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.30%
Home Equity Loan4.90%
Simple Mortgage59.40%
Debt Free29.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.8%