Merritt Island, FL
Merritt Island is located close to the center of Florida. Merritt Island is part of Brevard County. Merritt Island has 17.51 square miles of land area and 29.67 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Merritt Island population is 35,063, which has shrunk 2.85% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Merritt Island median household income is $53,421 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 22.72% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 21.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Merritt Island median house value is $172,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 45.82% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 48.06% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Merritt Island is much better than the state average in quality. The Merritt Island area code is 321.