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Rockledge, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Rockledge had a population of 26,578 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockledge: Rock Ledge.

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Rockledge, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,578
Population in Households 26,373
Population in Familes 21,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 205
Population Density2 2,187
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $58,960
Average Household Income $78,173
Per Capita Income $32,138


Total Housing Units 11,788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,914 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,886 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 988 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $191,774
Average Home Value $228,669


Total Households 10,800
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 7,284
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 0.78% 1.11%
Households 0.67% 1.03%
Families 0.46% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

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, 2018 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 # 143 85th
Population Density # 366 60th
Diversity Index # 445 52nd
Median Household Income # 266 71st
Per Capita Income # 310 66th

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