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Patrick AFB Relocation : Brevard County Quick Facts

This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".

Brevard County Florida is truly a great place to live. Over a half million people call it home and enjoy its weather, parks, beaches, and lifestyle. I have provided some population data and quick facts that will give you a good feel for the local demographic makeup.

Brevard County, FL
Florida's 10th most populous county

County Seat:Titusville

Area by Square Miles: 1018

Population: 552,109 - 2007 Estimate (b)
Persons per square mile: 542 -2007 (b)
Persons per household: Brevard County Map2.35 - 2000 (a)
Median Age: 41.4 - 2000 (a)
Total Households: 232,821 -  2007 Estimate (b)

Persons under 18 years old: 20.2% - 2006 (a)
Persons over 65 years old: 19.9 -2006 (a)

White Persons: 86.4% (a)
Black Persons: 9.7% (a)
American Indian and Alaska Native Persons: .4% (a)
Asian Persons: 2.0% (a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: .1% (a)

Median Residential Home Sold Price: $191,900 - 2007 (c)
Median Condo Sold Price: $175,000 - 2007 (c)
Per Capita Personal Income:$31,800 - 2005 (b)
Median Household Income: $41,135 - 2004 (a)

Unemployment Rate: 4.4% - 2007 (b)

High School Graduate or higher: 86.3% (a)
Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6% (a)

Average Temperature-January: (F) 72
Average Temperature-July: (F) 91
Annual Precipitation (inches): 65

State Income Tax Rate: No State Income Tax
Sales Tax: 6%

Commute Time (minutes): 25

Some of the Cities and Towns in Brevard County:

Cape Canaveral
Cocoa Beach
Grant - Valkaria
Indian Harbour Beach
Melbourne Beach
Palm Bay
Palm Shores
Satellite Beach
West Melbourne

There is a lot of useful information at the Brevard County Website too.

(a) US Census Data
(b) Florida Legislature Office of Economic and Demographic Research
(c) Brevard County MLS data 


John S Murphy is a full-time REALTOR® with RE/MAX Elite in Melbourne, FL. He is also the creator of, a website that specializes in PCS, DOD, and Civilian relocations to Patrick Air Force Base, FL. --- Doing a home search?  Visit his website and search the entire Brevard County MLS.

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Comment balloon 1 commentJohn S. Murphy • April 14 2008 08:45AM


This is one of the best blogs I have read on state stats!  I may be there in a couple of years.  Have a great day!
Posted by Lorinda Ward, Serving, Hampton Roads Virginia. Norfolk, Chesapeake, Va Beach (Keffer Realty) over 10 years ago