4850 Old Dixie Hwy, Grant Valkaria
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).
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.
Nearest MLS Listings
Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location
|5085 Highway 1||.55||1,772||$789,000|
|4170 Grant Rd||1.08||1,366||$735,000|
|5621 Cypress Creek Dr||1.35||3,169||$745,000|
|1 Grant Is||1.61||0||$4,500,000|
|3610 1st Ave||1.68||0||$42,900|
|6200 Brabrook Ave||1.98||0||$175,000|
|6240 Highway 1||2.06||1,152||$1,899,900|
|4508 Hunter'S Run Cir||2.09||2,364||$350,000|
|2720 Pomello Rd||2.1||2,045||$537,500|
|6540 Floridana Ave||2.14||0||$35,000|
|135 Duval St||2.25||1,365||$625,000|
|6730 Floridana Ave||2.27||0||$389,000|
|6345 Highway A1a||2.34||0||$1,850,000|
|6465 Highway A1a||2.37||4,048||$3,397,777|
|5965 Highway A1a||2.39||1,706||$1,865,000|
Local Household Income
The median household income in this part of Florida is $52,102. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $18,452 per year. The top 10% earn more than $121,913 per year. The top 1% earn more than $336,928 per year. Most renters earn between $25,716 (20th percentile) and $40,716 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $104,204 and $130,255.
Source: US Census American Community Survey - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year PUMS estimates
The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $923. Most renters earn between $2,143 and $3,393 per month. They typically spend 37% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $700 (20th percentile) to $1,197 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 7%.
4850 Old Dixie Hwy