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The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Brevard County in the state of Florida in the United States. The principal cities in the MSA are Palm Bay, Melbourne and Titusville. In 2005 the population of the MSA was 531,970.[1] The Melbourne-Titusville-Cocoa, Florida Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area was first defined in 1973. Cocoa was removed as a principal city in 1983, and Palm Bay was added, with the name changed to Melbourne-Titusville-Palm Bay, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA name was changed to its present form in 2003.

Though the area has a relatively small number of high technology companies, 736, a business journal ranked it eighth in the country as a high tech center in 2009. The area had 23,096 high-tech jobs with a ratio of 124 per 1,000 total jobs.[2]

References

  1. ^ Florida’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas - Population - retrieved archived version from Wayback Machine September 13, 2007
  2. ^ Peterson, Patrick (15 May 2009). "Florida Tech, KSC are technology assets". Melbourne, Florida: Florida Today. pp. 11A.  


The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Brevard County in the state of Florida in the United States. The principal cities in the MSA are Palm Bay, Melbourne and Titusville. In 2005 the population of the MSA was 531,970.[1] The Melbourne-Titusville-Cocoa, Florida Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area was first defined in 1973. Cocoa was removed as a principal city in 1983, and Palm Bay was added, with the name changed to Melbourne-Titusville-Palm Bay, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA name was changed to its present form in 2003.

Though the area has a relatively small number of high technology companies, 736, a business journal ranked it eighth in the country as a high tech center in 2009. The area had 23,096 high-tech jobs with a ratio of 124 per 1,000 total jobs.[2]

References

  1. Florida’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas - Population - retrieved archived version from Wayback Machine September 13, 2007
  2. Peterson, Patrick (15 May 2009). "Florida Tech, KSC are technology assets". Melbourne, Florida: Florida Today. pp. 11A. 

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