Brevard County Real Estate - Rockledge

Rockledge is in East Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 24,926. Rockledge is approximately 42 miles from Orlando (population 238,300) and around 21 miles from Palm Bay (population 103,190).

The median age for residents of Rockledge is 44.2. Around 29.3% of Rockledge households include school aged children and 29.9% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 78.6% of the Rockledge population are White, 14.4% are Black or African American, .3% American Indian, 2.4% Asian and 2.6% are Two or more Races.

There are 11,240 housing units in Rockledge. 1,016 (9%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 2,464 residential rental units in Rockledge. 2,200 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 10.6%.

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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 
967 Revere Ct Single Family 1,085 B
973 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,482 B
971 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,450 B
975 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,085 B
952 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,295 B
950 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,636 B
954 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,988 B
977 Kings Post Rd Single Family 2,488 B
965 Revere Ct Single Family 1,577 B
961 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,827 B
948 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,944 B
963 Revere Ct Single Family 1,765 B
956 Brunswick Ln Single Family 2,565 B
976 Beacon Rd Single Family 2,754 B
964 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,565 B
979 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,610 B
959 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,310 B
958 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,636 B
953 Lexington Rd Single Family 1,385 B
946 Brunswick Ln Single Family 2,456 B
952 Bolton Ln Single Family 1,295 B
955 Lexington Rd Single Family 1,285 B
951 Lexington Rd Single Family 1,667 B
962 Revere Ct Single Family 1,337 B
949 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,988 B
982 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,210 B
981 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,485 B
960 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,254 B
978 Beacon Rd Single Family 1,786 B
955 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,988 B
960 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,785 B
944 Brunswick Ln Single Family 2,184 B
957 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,405 B
956 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,491 B
950 Bolton Ln Single Family 1,368 B
957 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,368 B
960 Revere Ct Single Family 1,180 B
984 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,265 B
954 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,385 B
942 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,988 B
983 Kings Post Rd Single Family 1,210 B
947 Brunswick Ln Single Family 1,368 B
948 Bolton Ln Single Family 1,295 B
949 Lexington Rd Single Family 1,173 B
980 Beacon Rd Single Family 1,408 B
962 Brunswick Ct Single Family 1,400 B
948 Lexington Rd Single Family 1,450 B
983 Beacon Rd Single Family 1,085 B
953 Bolton Ln Single Family 1,800 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
953 Bayward Ln .27 1,636 $379,900
1357 Heritage Acres Blvd .86 1,558 $359,000
1710 Jordan Dr .93 1,406 $299,999
953 Sabal Grove Dr .99 1,795 $449,983
1005 Pelican Ln 1.01 1,834 $445,000
1415 Hagen Ln 1.04 1,482 $340,000
983 Nagle Dr 1.06 1,162 $227,000
708 White Pine Ave 1.07 1,408 $269,000
1917 Murrell Rd 1.07 0 $575,000
2051 Bridgeport Cir 1.2 2,919 $589,900
958 Casa Dolce Casa Cir 1.23 0 $214,900
1233 Walnut Grove Way 1.52 1,968 $420,000
111 Valencia Rd 1.63 0 $135,000
1576 Peregrine Cir 1.79 1,412 $289,900
1191 Rockledge Blvd 1.8 1,516 $368,900

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 68 of all properties in this area. This suggests it would appeal to someone earning around $89,008 per year who should qualify for a mortgage between $178,016 and $222,520.

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 68 of all properties in this area. This corresponds to a rent of $1,068 per month and a monthly household income of $3,778 ($45,336 per year)

Nearby Companies

Mark Lewin LLC
964 Brunswick Ct
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