Brevard County FL Information


Brevard County Subdivisions

Brevard County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 578,927
Daytime Population: Workers 237,173
Daytime Population: Residents 331,983
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 569,156
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 572,053
Population in Familes 448,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,874
Population Density2 570
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $51,364
Average Household Income $71,137
Per Capita Income $30,248


Total Housing Units 283,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168,527 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 74,594 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 40,868 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $177,475
Average Home Value $223,235


Total Households 243,121
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 155,943
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 0.98%
Households 0.79% 0.91%
Families 0.69% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.47%


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, 2017 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 Density # 12 84th
Diversity Index # 42 37th
Median Household Income # 17 76th
Per Capita Income # 16 78th

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