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Rockledge, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Rockledge had a population of 25,348 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Rockledge is located at latitude 28.3197 and longitude -80.7328 in Brevard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockledge (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.15 sq. miles and a water area of 1.48 sq. miles. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Rockledge (GNIS ID: 2404638) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockledge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockledge: Rock Ledge.

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Rockledge, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 25,348
Population in Households 25,136
Population in Familes 20,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density1 2,122
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,434
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,049
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,569 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,865 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,101 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $160,533
Average Home Value $185,056
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,253
Average Household Income $69,444
Per Capita Income $28,715
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.46%
Households 0.39% 0.49%
Families 0.1% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 140 85th
Population Density1 # 366 60th
Diversity Index2 # 436 53rd
Median Household Income # 235 75th
Per Capita Income # 285 69th

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