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 
1602 Tailfeather Ct Single Family 1,629 B
1601 Tailfeather Ct Single Family 1,724 B
1778 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,572 B
1776 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,785 B
1780 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,801 B
1774 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,773 B
1772 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,572 B
1603 Tailfeather Ct Single Family 1,666 B
1604 Tailfeather Ct Single Family 1,805 B
1621 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,403 B
1770 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,773 B
1611 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,785 B
1631 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,785 B
1606 Tailfeather Ct Single Family 1,856 B
1641 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,773 B
1768 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,785 B
1876 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,670 B
1661 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,592 B
1766 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,592 B
1878 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,592 B
1671 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,721 B
1781 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 2,011 B
1779 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 2,011 B
1783 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,575 B
1785 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 2,011 B
1777 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,572 B
1775 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,572 B
1771 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 2,011 B
1769 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,572 B
1773 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,785 B
1764 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,773 B
1767 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,850 B
1880 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,592 B
1790 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,572 B
1620 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,592 B
1873 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,604 B
1871 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 2,018 B
1630 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,773 B
1787 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,773 B
1875 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,683 B
1869 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,424 B
1765 Sun-Gazer Dr Single Family 1,572 B
1640 Hooked Bill Ln Single Family 1,592 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
1790 Independence Ave .75 0 $85,000
4180 Chardonnay Dr 1.17 2,011 $624,500
1340 Democracy Ave 1.29 2,361 $420,000
2973 Bellwind Cir 1.43 5,736 $2,999,000
110 River Woods Dr 1.48 2,941 $785,000
1208 Continental Ave 1.52 2,058 $369,900
1681 Old Glory Blvd 1.56 1,349 $235,000
970 Mayflower Ave 1.82 1,722 $330,000
3931 Playa Del Sol Dr 2.07 0 $371,964
3931 Playa Del Sol Dr 2.07 0 $371,964
5825 Highway 1 S 2.23 2,547 $3,799,000
1394 Alto Vista Dr 2.26 0 $895,000
6005 Highway 1 S 2.59 2,138 $701,000
1354 Gem Cir 2.7 0 $89,900
310 Steeplechase Ln 2.75 1,110 $275,000

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 83 of all properties in this area. This suggests it would appeal to someone earning around $119,173 per year who should qualify for a mortgage between $238,346 and $297,933.

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 83 of all properties in this area. This corresponds to a rent of $1,271 per month and a monthly household income of $4,409 ($52,908 per year)

Nearby Companies

Liscott Partners LLC
1851 Sun Gazer Dr
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