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 
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,218 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,218 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,218 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,278 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,278 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,278 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,218 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,218 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,218 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,278 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,278 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,278 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,278 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1766 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,020 B
1757 Sophias Dr Condominium 1,218 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
1766 Sophias Dr 0 1,020 $239,000
1766 Sophias Dr 0 1,278 $253,000
1777 Sophias Dr .04 1,088 $239,000
1705 Berglund Ln .41 12,303 $2,200,000
1596 Grand Isle Blvd .51 2,271 $555,000
1790 Rocky Wood Cir .57 1,173 $210,000
1790 Independence Ave .81 0 $85,000
1645 Boca Rio Dr .86 1,992 $433,000
4310 Chardonnay Dr .87 2,010 $525,000
1896 Freedom Dr .88 0 $85,000
1908 Fabien Cir .93 2,048 $450,000
1651 Old Glory Blvd 1.04 1,018 $225,000
1842 Surrey Ct 1.08 3,301 $650,000
1802 Surrey Ct 1.12 2,744 $574,999
6431 Borasco Dr 1.12 598 $174,900

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 26 of all properties in this area. This suggests it would appeal to someone earning around $38,535 per year who should qualify for a mortgage between $77,070 and $96,338.

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 26 of all properties in this area. This corresponds to a rent of $695 per month and a monthly household income of $2,557 ($30,684 per year)

Nearby Companies

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