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Rockledge, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Rockledge had a population of 25,901 as of July 1, 2016.

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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rockledge is located within Cocoa-Rockledge CCD of Brevard County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockledge: Rock Ledge.

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


Total Population 25,901
Population in Households 25,693
Population in Familes 20,738
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 2,131
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 10,554
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 7,132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,601 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,954 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,079 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $167,549
Average Home Value $207,023


Median Household Income $56,252
Average Household Income $73,345
Per Capita Income $30,264
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.81%
Households 0.51% 0.74%
Families 0.27% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 141 85th
Population Density1 # 369 60th
Diversity Index2 # 438 53rd
Median Household Income # 242 74th
Per Capita Income # 286 69th

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