Merritt Island Real Estate

Merritt Island, located in Brevard County, Florida, is a unique and highly sought-after real estate market. Known for its stunning natural surroundings, including the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and proximity to the Kennedy Space Center, this area offers a blend of scenic beauty and historic significance.

The real estate market in Merritt Island is diverse, featuring a variety of homes ranging from charming, mid-century houses to luxurious waterfront properties. This island, surrounded by the Indian River and the Banana River, attracts those who are passionate about boating, fishing, and water sports. Its real estate is also favored for its serene environment, making it a popular choice for families and retirees. The community is well-established, with excellent schools, local shopping, and dining options, all while being just a short drive from the beaches of the Atlantic coast. The combination of its natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and strong community feel makes Merritt Island a highly desirable place to live and invest in real estate.

Overview for Merritt Island Real Estate, FL

34,013 people live in Merritt Island Real Estate, where the median age is 50.1 and the average individual income is $45,083. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,013

Total Population

50.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$45,083

Average individual Income

Around Merritt Island Real Estate, FL

There's plenty to do around Merritt Island Real Estate, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Just Peter's Bistro, Carrie's Island Produce, and Cajun Soul Bistro & Bar.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.22 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.97 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.51 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.33 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.11 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Merritt Island Real Estate, FL

Merritt Island Real Estate has 13,582 households, with an average household size of 2.49. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Merritt Island Real Estate do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 34,013 people call Merritt Island Real Estate home. The population density is 2,004.16 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,013

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

50.1

Median Age

49.28 / 50.72%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
13,582

Total Households

2.49

Average Household Size

$45,083

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Merritt Island Real Estate, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Merritt Island Real Estate. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mila Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Edgewood Junior/Senior High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Lewis Carroll Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
North/Central Area Alternative Learning Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Merritt Island Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Merritt Island High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Tropical Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Ambassador Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Audubon Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Robert L. Stevenson Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
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