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The Sharpes CDP(1) had a population of 3,502 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Sharpes is located at latitude 28.4322 and longitude -80.7601 in Brevard County. The formal boundaries for the Sharpes Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.89 sq. miles and a water area of 3.35 sq. miles. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Sharpes Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Sharpes, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 3,502 (100%)
Population in Households 3,501 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,577 (73.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 1,458
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $49,376
Average Household Income $73,781
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $31,777
Wealth Index5 73


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,181 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $98,846
Average Home Value $226,142
Housing Affordability Index3 247


Total Households 1,488
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 5.34% 1.79%
Households 5.05% 1.85%
Families   1.72%
Median Household Income   4.62%
Per Capita Income   4.82%
Owner Occupied HU   1.70%

Sharpes, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharpes to the other 954 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 556 42nd
Population Density # 510 47th
Median Household Income # 738 23rd
Housing Affordability Index # 913 96th
Per Capita Income # 541 43rd
Diversity Index # 678 29th

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