Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 24,237-to-24,206. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 10,219 females and 7,556 males.
An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.
Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.
Melbourne's population by sex
Source: US Census Bureau