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Merritt Island is a census-designated place in Brevard County, Florida, located on the eastern Floridian coast, along the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 34,743. It is part of the Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The name "Merritt Island" also refers to the extent of the former island, which is now a peninsula. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center are located on the northern part of Merritt Island. The southern area is heavily residential, with centralized light commercial and light industrial areas. The island does not belong to any official city. The central part of Merritt Island, previously known as Merritt City, is home to the majority of the population and includes the local high school, library, and shopping district.

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Home to pretty treasures, Merritt Island is United States's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, Daytona Beach also deserves a visit. Daytona Beach is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Old Town, Fun Spot America, Kissimmee Go-karts. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Daytona Beach International Airport. To explore Merritt Island, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Merritt Island*

  • Pollution Statistics in Merritt Island

    Know the pollution level of Merritt Island before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Merritt Island: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Merritt Island for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Merritt Island.

    • Burglary and Theft 10 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 15 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 90 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 20 (Low)
  • Living in Merritt Island - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Merritt Island is 213.46 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 88.83 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 88.71 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 15.23 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.08 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 48.61 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.03 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 136.99 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Merritt Island

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Merritt Island

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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