Melbourne, Florida - Facts & Figures
Melbourne, Florida is known as "The Harbor City." The city made international news as the site for a huge archeological find that included two wooly mammoths, a mastodon, saber-tooth cat, horse and a camel all in the same stratum. Melbourne was established after the Civil War by former slaves turned pioneers. The city is home to the first African-American-owned business, which was a plumbing company. Melbourne is home to many historic landmarks and community events; the Melbourne Independent Filmmaker's Festival, General Aviation Day, the Melbourne Arts Festival and Oktoberfest are all annual activities. Melbourne is ranked number one in Florida for low housing costs and short commutes.
- Population: 76,095
- Industries: Construction; Accommodation and food services; Computer and electronic products; Professional, scientific, and technical services; Public administration; Administrative and support and waste management services; Transportation equipment
- Area Codes: 321
- ZIP Codes: 32901, 32902, 32904, 32912, 32919, 32934, 32935, 32936, 32940, 32941
- Surrounding Cities: Tampa, FL; Melbourne Village, FL; West Melbourne, FL; Indian Harbour Beach, FL; Indialantic, FL; June Park, FL; Satellite Beach, FL; Melbourne Beach, FL; Palm Shores, FL