Brevard County Real Estate - Palm Bay

Palm Bay is in East Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 103,190.

The median age for residents of Palm Bay is 39.8. Around 33.8% of Palm Bay households include school aged children and 28.7% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 72.9% of the Palm Bay population are White, 17.9% are Black or African American, .4% American Indian, 1.7% Asian and 3.5% are Two or more Races.

There are 45,220 housing units in Palm Bay. 5,738 (12.6%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 11,507 residential rental units in Palm Bay. 10,117 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 11.7%.

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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 
2142 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2166 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2134 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2174 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2149 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 1,430 B
2126 Snapdragon Dr Nw Vacant Residential 0 L
2169 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 2,986 B
2139 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2182 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2179 Snapdragon Dr Nw Vacant Residential 0 L
2129 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2118 Snapdragon Dr Nw Vacant Residential 0 L
2189 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 1,962 B
2190 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2119 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2110 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2198 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 1,857 B
2211 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 1,565 B
2102 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2081 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2200 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2223 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2206 Snapdragon Dr Nw Vacant Residential 0 L
2075 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2098 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2212 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2229 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2094 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 0 B
2069 Snapdragon Dr Nw Single Family 1,975 B
2088 Snapdragon Dr Nw Vacant Residential 0 L

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
1698 Holbrook Rd Nw .7 0 $79,000
333 Krassner Dr Nw .97 0 $405,000
1368 Wing Rd Sw 1.28 0 $52,500
1341 Defender St Nw 1.3 0 $39,900
1266 Sapulpa Rd Sw 1.57 0 $349,900
470 Ixora Ave Nw 1.58 0 $394,900
1196 Malone St Nw 1.9 1,384 $325,000
1171 Tupelo Rd Sw 1.9 0 $37,000
490 Birch Ave Sw 1.97 0 $47,900
1043 Pace Dr Nw 2.1 0 $356,900
1316 Gideon St Sw 2.22 0 $40,000
1810 Rawdon St Nw 2.27 2,343 $430,000
880 Geary St Sw 2.54 0 $49,900
865 Harper Blvd Sw 2.68 0 $39,900
1627 Earlham Ave Nw 2.72 0 $335,000

Local Household Income

The median household income in this part of Florida is $65,996. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $23,217 per year. The top 10% earn more than $150,879 per year. The top 1% earn more than $414,648 per year. Most renters earn between $28,332 (20th percentile) and $50,268 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $131,992 and $164,990.

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 $847. Most renters earn between $2,361 and $4,189 per month. They typically spend 33% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $608 (20th percentile) to $1,140 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 8%.

Nearby Companies

Richard Sousa Security Inc
2206 Snapdragon Drive Nw
Liquid Auto Skin Technology, LLC
2174 Snapdragon Dr Nw
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