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Palm Bay
  • City in Florida

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Palm Bay is a city in Florida with a population of 113,751. Palm Bay is in Brevard County. Living in Palm Bay offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Palm Bay there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Palm Bay and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Palm Bay are highly rated.

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About Palm Bay...
Population
113,751

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$172,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,101
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Palm Bay Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    194.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    50.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    33.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    206.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,180.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    127.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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