The quiet community of Micco, located just inside the south border of Brevard County, is ideally placed for boating and fishing enthusiasts. Three marinas serve the 10,637 residents and many visitors are drawn to Sebastian Inlet's waters with its abundant snook, drum, sheepshead, tarpon, bluefish and tarpon. Micco's shores are also dotted with piers, seafood outlets, and marine repair services.
Barefoot Bay modular home development founded in 1970, occupies 1,100 acres. Micco Park provides amenities for the whole family, with picnic area, pavilion, playground, basketball and volleyball courts, and horseshoe pits.
For the most part, the town of Micco is comprised of retirees. Nearly a third of the population lives in single-person households.
Residents typically own single-family or mobile homes in neighborhoods that include seasonal housing for snowbirds.
According to statistical surveys, the people of Micco keep busy playing golf, traveling overseas and domestically, fishing, boating, doing needlework and playing cards.
Population in July 2007: 10,637.
Males: 4,962 (46.7%)
Females: 5,675 (53.3%)
Median resident age: 68.6 years
Florida median age: 38.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2008: $34,099 (it was $27,673 in 2000)
Estimated per capita income in 2008: $25,602
Micco CDP income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $120,634 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2008:
All housing units: $142,305
Detached houses: $270,622
Townhouses or other attached units: $200,823
In 2-unit structures: $388,583
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,528
Mobile homes: $51,125
Houses: 6,403 (5,223 occupied: 4,821 owner occupied, 402 renter occupied)
% of renters in Micco: 8%
Housing density: 681 houses/condos per square mile
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2008 in this state: $303,747.
Median contract rent in 2008: $774 (lower quartile is $620, upper quartile is $1,038)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2008: $822
Median gross rent in Micco, FL in 2008: $953
Housing units in Micco with a mortgage: 435 (50 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 485
HIGH SCHOOLS - PUBLIC
Bayside High School
1901 DeGroodt Road, Palm Bay
MIDDLE SCHOOLS - PUBLIC
Southwest Middle School
451 Eldron Blvd, Palm Bay
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS - PUBLIC
2175 Degroodt Road, S.W., Palm Bay