Brevard County FL Information


Brevard County Subdivisions

Brevard County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 568,673
Population in Households 561,947
Population in Familes 440,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,726
Population Density1 560
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 239,216
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 153,282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 281,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165,622 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 73,594 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 42,534 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $166,766
Average Home Value $220,729


Median Household Income $49,178
Average Household Income $67,705
Per Capita Income $28,853
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.9%
Households 0.65% 0.84%
Families 0.52% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Brevard County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brevard County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 87th
Population Density1 # 12 84th
Diversity Index2 # 43 37th
Median Household Income # 20 72nd
Per Capita Income # 16 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.