Merritt Island Information

Merritt Island Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Merritt Island, FL

General Merritt Island Information

State: Florida

County: Brevard County

Close cities: South Patrick Shores, FL, Patrick AFB, FL, Port St. John, FL, Cape Canaveral, FL, Sharpes, FL, Rockledge, FL, Cocoa, FL, Palm Shores, FL, Cocoa West, FL, Cocoa Beach, FL, Satellite Beach, FL

Merritt Island Population (census data)
Total 40,504
Male 19,767 (48.8%)
Female 20,737 (51.2%)

Population Density: 2,295 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 88.1 (US Avg is 100)

Merritt Island Elevation: 15 feet above sea level

Land Area: 17.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $54,665

Zip Codes: 32953, 32952, and 32954.

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Merritt Island Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.5%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (19.6%)
  • English (16.0%)
  • Irish (15.5%)
  • Italian (8.7%)
  • United States (6.6%)
  • French (4.6%)
Foriegn Born: 2,307 people (5.7%)
  • Europe (39.3%)
  • Latin America (27.9%)
  • Asia (21.3%)
  • North America (11.5%)

Local Merritt Island Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: , Tampa Bay Rays
NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars
NBA Basketball: , Orlando Magic
NHL Hockey: Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning
NCAA Sports: University of Central Florida, Stetson University

Merritt Island School Information

High Schools
Edgewood Junior/Senior High School (180 E Merritt Avenue, Merritt Island, FL, 32953 - Brevard County School District District)
Merritt Island High School (100 E Mustang Way, Merritt Island, FL, 32953 - Brevard County School District District)
Middle Schools
Thomas Jefferson Middle School (1275 South Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island, FL, 32952 - Brevard County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Audubon Elementary School (1201 N Banana River Drive, Merritt Island, FL, 32952 - Brevard County School District District)
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School (301 Grove Boulevard, Merritt Island, FL, 32953 - Brevard County School District District)
Lewis Carroll Elementary School (One Skyline Boulevard, Merritt Island, FL, 32953 - Brevard County School District District)
Mila Elementary School (288 W Merritt Avenue, Merritt Island, FL, 32953 - Brevard County School District District)
Robert L. Stevenson Elementary (1450 Martin Boulevard, Merritt Island, FL, 32952 - Brevard County School District District)
Tropical Elementary School (885 South Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island, FL, 32952 - Brevard County School District District)

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