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Melbourne Apartments
Last updated April 23 2024 at 1:29 AM

Melbourne, FL
158 Apartments for Rent

Melbourne Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 83,029
Population Density: 1,884.3 people/sq mile
Median Age: 43
Percentage of Family Households: 54%
Median Annual Income: $57,132 / year
Median Rent: $1,167 / month

What locals are saying

‘Ello, Mate! Welcome to Melbourne! Fosters, Crocodile Dundee, dingoes, koalas, kangaroos, etc. Just kidding. You’re moving to Melbourne, Florida, a central coast town with a fairly progressive attitude and a large community of vacationers and seniors. Now, let’s get started on your apartment search, dude.

Melbourne is located in Brevard County, along the Space Coast, so named for the proximity to NASA launching station, Cape Canaveral

Melbourne Demographics


How diverse is Melbourne?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Melbourne is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Melbourne are White (68.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (13.1%), Black Or African American (8.7%), Two Or More (6.7%), Asian (2.1%), Other (0.7%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Melbourne residents?

The median age in Melbourne is 43 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Melbourne?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Melbourne is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Melbourne are White (68.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (13.1%), Black Or African American (8.7%), Two Or More (6.7%), Asian (2.1%), Other (0.7%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Melbourne residents?

The median age in Melbourne is 43 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Melbourne Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Melbourne is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Melbourne is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Melbourne is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Melbourne


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Longleaf Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
613 Students
8 Reviews
613
Students
8 Reviews
6 /10
Sherwood Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
459 Students
7 Reviews
459
Students
7 Reviews
6 /10
Roy Allen Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
669 Students
14 Reviews
669
Students
14 Reviews

Middle Schools

10 /10
Westshore Junior/Senior High School
Public
7-12
Public
7-12
955 Students
5 Reviews
955
Students
5 Reviews
5 /10
Lyndon B. Johnson Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
803 Students
8 Reviews
803
Students
8 Reviews
3 /10
Stone Magnet Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
822 Students
8 Reviews
822
Students
8 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Westshore Junior/Senior High School
Public
7-12
Public
7-12
955 Students
5 Reviews
955
Students
5 Reviews
6 /10
Melbourne Senior High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,215 Students
7 Reviews
2,215
Students
7 Reviews
3 /10
Eau Gallie High School
Public
PK-12
Public
PK-12
1,657 Students
7 Reviews
1,657
Students
7 Reviews

What Renters Say about Melbourne


Apartment List has released the results for Melbourne from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
78%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
72%
Weather
71%
Safety and Crime Rate
71%
Commute Time
61%
Pet Friendliness
56%
Social Life
50%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
49%
State and Local Taxes
47%
Quality of Schools
46%
Public Transit
44%
Affordability
28%
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Melbourne, FL? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 158 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Melbourne. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

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You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Melbourne, FL apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Melbourne?

Apartment Rentals in Melbourne start at $1,000/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Melbourne?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Melbourne by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Melbourne?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Melbourne apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Melbourne?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Melbourne.

How can I find off-campus housing in Melbourne?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Melbourne. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Orange Technical College-Orlando Campus, Rollins College, Florida Institute of Technology, Orange Technical College-Winter Park Campus, and Valencia College.