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Malabar, Florida
Town of Malabar
Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Brevard
Incorporated (town) 1962
Government
 • Mayor Carl Beatty
Area
 • Total 13.2 sq mi (34.2 km2)
 • Land 10.6 sq mi (27.5 km2)
 • Water 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,757
 • Density 208.9/sq mi (80.61/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
32950
Area code(s) 321
FIPS code 12-42625
GNIS feature ID 0286324

Malabar is a town in Brevard County, Florida. The population was 2,757 at the 2010 United States Census. It is part of the Palm BayMelbourneTitusville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Malabar is located at 27°59′39″N 80°34′53″W / 27.994286°N 80.581266°W / 27.994286; -80.581266.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 13.2 square miles (34 km2). 10.6 square miles (27 km2) of it is land and 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) of it (19.53%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 634
1980 1,118 76.3%
1990 1,977 76.8%
2000 2,622 32.6%
2010 2,757 5.1%
Est. 2015 2,936 6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,622 people, 1,033 households, and 757 families residing in the town. The population density was 246.6 inhabitants per square mile (95.2/km²). There were 1,177 housing units at an average density of 110.7 per square mile (42.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.48% White, 2.78% African American, 0.53% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population.

There were 1,033 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $49,674, and the median income for a family was $62,321. Males had a median income of $37,050 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,502. About 7.5% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

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