Brevard County Real Estate - Grant

Grant-Valkaria is a town located south of Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida. Grant was originally established in 1925 as a fishing village, and since 1966, the city has held the annual Grant Seafood Festival. The revenues collected through the seafood festival go back into the community through college scholarships and summer break activities for the local children. Originally two separate communities, Grant and Valkaria were joined in July of 2006 to create the single Incorporated Town of Grant-Valkaria.

Grant is in East Central Florida. Grant is approximately 46 miles from Port Saint Lucie (population 164,603) and around 8 miles from Palm Bay (population 103,190).

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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 
1318 Weiman Rd Se Single Family 1,056 C
2206 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 1,300 C
2198 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 1,932 B
1326 Weiman Rd Se Single Family 1,056 C
1315 Weiman Rd Se Single Family 1,775 B
1319 Weiman Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2190 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 1,148 C
1341 Weiman Rd Se Single Family 1,014 B
3116 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2180 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1334 Weiman Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3126 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,369 B
3176 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3186 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3144 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3156 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2207 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 1,112 B
2213 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1342 Weiman Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2219 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2227 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2170 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2235 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 1,130 B
1350 Weiman Rd Se Single Family 1,660 B
2243 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3096 Waterbury Ave Se Single Family 1,382 B
1416 Summer St Se Single Family 1,375 B
1410 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 626 L
1422 Summer St Se Single Family 1,858 B
3125 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,471 C
1428 Summer St Se Single Family 1,298 B
3115 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,469 B
3135 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1436 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2251 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 2,201 B
1366 Weiman Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3175 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3185 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,747 B
3165 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,460 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
1310 Weiman Rd Se 0 0 $32,000
1341 Weiman Rd Se .05 1,014 $195,700
1504 Dittmer Cir Se .37 1,260 $263,000
2415 Cogan Dr Se .38 0 $29,900
1186 Westunder St Se .45 0 $42,000
2871 Palisades Dr Se .51 1,554 $274,900
1682 Weiman Rd Se .53 0 $35,000
3320 Finola Ave Se .54 0 $269,900
3239 Telesca Rd Se .62 0 $269,000
1160 Larkspur St Se .62 0 $27,900
3231 Telesca Rd Se .63 0 $289,900
2850 Grant Ave Se .67 0 $48,000
2834 Dietrich Ave Se .72 0 $28,500
2820 Landry Ave Se .75 2,020 $259,000
2821 Quentin Ave Se .77 0 $27,125

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%.

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