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Rockledge, Florida - Basic Facts

Rockledge is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Rockledge.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Brevard County at latitude 28.3508 and longitude -80.7253. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rockledge (see map) encompass a land area of 12.15 sq. miles and a water area of 1.48 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockledge: Rock Ledge.

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Rockledge, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 25,170
Population in Households 24,956
Population in Familes 20,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density1 2,107
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 10,362
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,003
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,556 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,806 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,130 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $149,839
Average Home Value $175,288


Median Household Income $54,660
Average Household Income $69,886
Per Capita Income $28,910
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.23% 0.45%
Households 0.32% 0.48%
Families -0.03% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Rockledge, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockledge to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 139 85th
Population Density1 # 362 61st
Diversity Index2 # 448 51st
Median Household Income # 230 75th
Per Capita Income # 281 70th

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