About Palm Bay
The City of Palm Bay is approximately 88 square miles with a population of over 117,000 residents, making it the second largest city in central Florida. Palm Bay’s top industries include engineering and defense contracting with major employers such as L3Harris, Renesas Electronics, and Raytheon Technologies. The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) is ranked by USA Today as #12 in the nation with the most high-tech jobs (2019).
Palm Bay is a family-centric community offering a wide variety of recreational amenities to include hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and paddle boarding to name a few. Its active residents and key stakeholders ensure that Palm Bay maintains smart and strategic growth and development practices to ensure a high quality of life for the community.
Palm Bay has three exits off Interstate 95 at Palm Bay Road, Malabar Road, and St. John's Heritage Parkway (expected to open in fall 2019). The expansion of St. John’s Heritage Parkway provides a unique opportunity for growth and development in the City and is expected to provide greater access throughout the central and southern portions of Brevard County. At its northeastern city limits, Palm Bay is situated along the Indian River Lagoon, the most biologically diverse natural estuaries in North America with approximately 4,000 species documented.
Palm Bay is located within minutes of the Melbourne International Airport, Port Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center and beautiful beaches and approximately one hour from Orlando International Airport, theme parks and attractions.
The City welcomes you and your family to Palm Bay, a community in which to live, work and play!