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Popular West Melbourne Apartments
Rockledge, Florida, 32955
2 Bedrooms$1,295 - $1,385
3 Bedrooms$1,590 - $1,625
Palm Bay, Florida, 32905
1 Bedroom$570 - $609
2 Bedrooms$635 - $690
Satellite Beach, Florida, 32937
Studio/1 Bedroom$700 - $750
Melbourne, Florida, 32901
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If you are a new resident and seeking a new place, West Melbourne has a ton of wonderful apartments available in every price range. You can use the MyNewPlace search filters to find dog friendly West Melbourne apartments with the perfect amenities for you - whether you want a fully furnished interior or a high Walkscore.
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West Melbourne Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 6.2% 9.6% -3.4% $10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 6.7% -1.3% $15,000 to $19,999 6.5% 7.0% -0.5% $20,000 to $24,999 8.9% 7.5% +1.4% $25,000 to $29,999 10.5% 7.3% +3.2% $30,000 to $34,999 8.7% 7.0% +1.7% $35,000 to $39,999 7.6% 6.3% +1.3% $40,000 to $44,999 3.9% 6.0% -2.1% $45,000 to $49,999 5.0% 5.1% -0.1% $50,000 to $59,999 12.1% 8.9% +3.2% $60,000 to $74,999 7.5% 9.6% -2.1% $75,000 to $99,999 8.5% 8.7% -0.2% $100,000 to $124,999 4.0% 4.3% -0.3% $125,000 to $149,999 2.2% 2.0% +0.2% $150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 1.8% +0.1% $200,000 or more 1.1% 2.3% -1.2%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.1% 4.9% +1.2% 10.0% to 14.9% 8.7% 9.7% -1.0% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.0% 13.4% +0.6% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.5% 12.9% -0.4% 25.0% to 29.9% 14.2% 10.7% +3.5% 30.0% to 34.9% 9.5% 7.9% +1.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.1% 5.8% +0.3% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.9% 7.6% -0.7% 50.0% or more 18.2% 19.6% -1.4% Not computed 3.9% 7.5% -3.6%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 9.1% 12.1% -3.0% 25 to 34 years 22.6% 26.6% -4.0% 35 to 44 years 20.8% 23.4% -2.6% 45 to 54 years 11.8% 15.3% -3.5% 55 to 64 years 7.5% 8.4% -0.9% 65 to 74 years 7.8% 6.3% +1.5% 75 to 84 years 13.0% 5.2% +7.8% 85 years and over 7.5% 2.6% +4.9%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 56.2% 34.3% +21.9% 30 to 44 minutes 19.5% 27.5% -8.0% 45 to 59 minutes 5.7% 14.0% -8.3% 60 or more minutes 18.6% 24.1% -5.5%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome Home to West Melbourne
If you're looking for information on Melbourne, Australia, you're on the wrong side of the planet, because this page is devoted to West Melbourne, in Brevard County, Florida. No koalas or kangaroos, here: this place is all alligator!
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West Melbourne Rental Trends
Whether you’re looking for a huge place for you and your drooling Bull Mastiff, or something cozy for you and your spunky little Chihuahua, our apartment finder will help you track it down and get a great deal on it. If you’d like to know just how much you might spend on a new apartment, take a look at the rent chart. It has the latest average rates on one, two, and three bedroom apartments.
The Beauty of West Melbourne
What does West Melbourne have to offer the nature lover? Palm trees, birds, plenty of sunshine, and white sand beaches. In a word: paradise. This is Florida, after all. West Melbourne has parks, playgrounds, and beautiful open spaces so that you never need to worry about wasting another beautiful day again. And don’t forget about those beaches, especially Melbourne Beach. This amazing, family friendly beach beckons folks from West Melbourne all year long. Sand castle building, sunning, picnicking, swimming: Melbourne Beach has it all.
If you’re looking for even more nature, check out Sawgrass Lake, in neighboring Saint Petersburg. This huge park has boardwalks and trails so that you can stroll around the wetlands and get face to face with all sorts of birds and other wildlife. The National Audubon Society has even named this park one of the best birding sites in Florida. Now that is tweet!
The West Melbourne Recreation Department offers organized sports leagues and programs for everyone in the family. It’s easy to stay active here; the city offers a variety of programs that are sure to get you off the couch. West Melbourne even sponsors some special events such as Zumba Nights, outdoor dance parties, and celebrations.
West Melbourne Arts and Culture
If you're into local history, check out the Florida Historical Society. The society will help you trek back through time and learn all about Florida's colorful past.
If you prefer your history to be fictionalized, check out some of West Melbourne's performing arts venues. From chorales and orchestras to museums and theaters, there's plenty of arts in West Melbourne. For a list of all the artsy events in and around town, click here.
West Melbourne is only about an hour from Orlando, making it easy to visit anytime you'd like. Disney World, Epcot, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Wet ‘n Wild, Orlando Magic, concert halls, theaters, museums, shopping, golf courses: Orlando has so much going on that it would be impossible to see it all in one day trip. Good thing you can visit any time. What's the best thing about visiting Orlando? Coming home to a nice, peaceful apartment in West Melbourne. So what are you waiting for? Move into a new pad in West Melbourne and enjoy living life by the beach. With its plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation and easy access to Orlando, this is a great place to call home.
Average Apartment Rent in West Melbourne, Florida
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West Melbourne Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in West Melbourne have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In August the average rent for a 1 Bedroom West Melbourne apartment cost $829. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom West Melbourne apartment was $873 in August. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in August was $1,135. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the West Melbourne rentals listed below.
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Map & Local Information
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How far is the airport from downtown West Melbourne and can I get there easily and cheaply?
The closest major airport to West Melbourne is Melbourne International Airport (MLB). This airport has domestic flights from Melbourne, Florida and is about 2 miles from the city center. The next closest major airport is Orlando International Airport (MCO), which has international and domestic flights from Orlando, Florida and is 47 miles from downtown West Melbourne. Based on its proximity, it's very easy to get to MLB from West Melbourne. MCO cannot be accessed via public transportation from West Melbourne, but the drive should take about an hour.