Job Growth: Up 2%
Projected Annual Job Growth: 2.7%
Median Household Income: $46,973
Household Income Growth: 0.3%
High-Tech Employment: 1.3%
Median Home Price: $145,200
Home Price Change: Up 11.8%
High School Attainment: 90.5%
College Attainment: 26.5%
Graduate Degrees: 10%
Top Colleges: Florida Institute of Technology
Quality of Life
Cost of Living: 5.4% below national average
Average Commute: 24 minutes
Crimes per 100,000 Residents: 3,561
Net Migration (2014): 2,100
Average Days Above 90 Degrees F: 54 (national average: 37)
Average Days Below 32 Degrees F: 5 (national average: 88)
Data is for the metro area
Sources: Moody's Analytics; Sperling's BestPlaces; U.S. Census.
Collecting market data is an essential component of any business plan. Information is available from a variety of sources, including the Internet, Chamber of Commerce and public library. The following external websites provide useful information on Palm Bay and Brevard County:
City-data.com- This website provides general data of the demographics, incomes, and living costs of Palm Bay and Brevard County.
Bureau of Labor Statistics - You will get informed about the situation of employment in Palm Bay.
Employ Florida - This is Florida's official online portal to virtual job-matching services and many other workforce resources.