Brevard County Real Estate - Sharpes

Sharpes is in East Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 3,411. Sharpes is approximately 38 miles from Orlando (population 238,300) and around 29 miles from Palm Bay (population 103,190).

The median age for residents of Sharpes is 47.3. Around 23.9% of Sharpes households include school aged children and 34.2% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 91.9% of the Sharpes population are White, 3.3% are Black or African American, .9% American Indian, .5% Asian and 2.2% are Two or more Races.

There are 1,728 housing units in Sharpes. 257 (14.8%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 428 residential rental units in Sharpes. 369 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 12.4%.

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Brevard County

Brevard County is located in the East Central Florida region, along with Orange, Volusia, Sumter, Seminole, Lake, and Osceola counties. There are many incorporated municipalities in Brevard. Cities include Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, and West Melbourne. The towns in Brevard are Grant-Valkaria, Indiatlantic, Malabar, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, and Palm Shores. Brevard?s population is well over half a million.

Top industries for Brevard County include technology, tourism, agriculture, and other service businesses. Top public sector employers for Brevard County are the Brevard County School Board, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, NASA, and US Department of Defense. Private sector employers include Harris Corporation, Health First, Inc., United Space Alliance, Wuesthoff Health System, and Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Kennedy Space Center is located on Merritt Island in Brevard County and provides many jobs for the area, as well as acting as a popular tourist destination. It is from this activity that Brevard takes its nickname, the Space Coast. Nicknamed "Space City USA", the city of Titusville is across the water from KSC. The city?s population is highly-educated. The city is a popular destination for visitors wishing to see spacecraft launches.

Other tourist attractions in Brevard County include Port Canaveral, one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Cocoa Beach. Port Canaveral is serviced by Disney Cruise Lines, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. Not just a tourist destination, the port is within a foreign trade zone.

In 2010 and 2011, the Brookings Institution reported that Brevard ranked in the bottom fifth of the nation's top metro areas, based on unemployment, gross metropolitan product, housing prices and foreclosed properties. In 2011, the county was rated the 6th worst in the nation for foreclosures. RealtyTrac rated Brevard as the best county in the United States for buyers in 2013 because of the low prices.

Neighboring Properties

AddressTypeSq FtClass 
6235 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,435 B
4985 Fay Blvd Single Family 1,419 B
4975 Fay Blvd Single Family 1,512 B
6176 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,338 B
6225 Grissom Pkwy Vacant Residential 0 L
4951 Fay Blvd Utility 0 B
6170 Sunflower Dr Single Family 2,320 B
6182 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,413 B
6250 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 2,055 B
6240 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,092 B
6215 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,313 B
5015 Fay Blvd Single Family 1,280 B
6230 Grissom Pkwy Vacant Residential 0 L
4935 Fay Blvd Single Family 1,542 B
6164 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,377 B
6220 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,784 B
6188 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,659 B
4990 Fay Blvd Store, one story 1,653 B
6205 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,237 B
4915 Fay Blvd Single Family 1,684 B
4970 Fay Blvd Single Family 1,176 B
6175 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,550 B
6158 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,356 B
6210 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,352 B
4950 Fay Blvd Government Undefined 0 L
5010 Fay Blvd Single Family 912 B
5013 Jamaica Rd Single Family 1,865 B
5025 Jamaica Rd Single Family 1,710 B
6181 Sunflower Dr Single Family 960 B
5035 Fay Blvd Single Family 1,196 B
4930 Fay Blvd Government Undefined 0 L
6163 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,556 B
6185 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,680 B
6194 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,278 B
5037 Jamaica Rd Single Family 1,378 B
6200 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,284 B
6152 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,214 B
5049 Jamaica Rd Single Family 1,040 B
4910 Fay Blvd Government Undefined 0 L
6190 Stillwater Ave Vacant Residential 0 L
6157 Sunflower Dr Single Family 1,460 B
6325 Grissom Pkwy Single Family 1,392 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
6400 Baker Cir W .21 981 $229,000
5217 Jamaica Rd .29 1,120 $249,900
5939 Stillwater Ave .38 1,080 $324,800
6373 Hunt Rd .4 1,120 $285,000
4779 Chicago St .44 1,558 $318,000
6725 Calusa Ave .63 1,380 $375,000
4753 Brookhaven St .66 1,624 $344,900
6480 Hudson Rd .7 1,407 $330,000
6840 Dodge Rd .77 768 $325,000
6805 Cedar Ave .83 1,594 $350,000
4300 Mac Tavish St .83 1,195 $335,000
5585 Fairbridge St .83 2,115 $425,000
4960 Carter St .9 1,508 $315,000
4515 Bonanza St .94 1,372 $329,900
5015 Patricia St .98 1,706 $425,000

Local Household Income

The median household income in this part of Florida is $62,468. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $20,497 per year. The top 10% earn more than $145,332 per year. The top 1% earn more than $390,929 per year. Most renters earn between $28,824 (20th percentile) and $50,820 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $124,936 and $156,170.

The tax assessed value of this property places it in percentile 38 of all properties in this area. This suggests it would appeal to someone earning around $51,458 per year who should qualify for a mortgage between $102,916 and $128,645.

Source: US Census American Community Survey - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year PUMS estimates

Local Rents

The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $871. Most renters earn between $2,402 and $4,235 per month. They typically spend 32% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $635 (20th percentile) to $1,227 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 10%.

This property falls in percentile 38 of all properties in this area. This corresponds to a rent of $789 per month and a monthly household income of $2,856 ($34,272 per year)

Nearby Companies

G Alvarez Trucking, LLC
4915 Fay Blvd
Bpsam, Inc.
4990 Fay Blvd
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