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 
832 Juniper Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
911 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 736 B
830 Juniper Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
909 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,056 B
942 Fir St Mobile Home 1,248 B
815 Pinewood Blvd Mobile Home 1,056 B
831 Juniper Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
907 Barefoot Blvd Vacant Residential 0 L
1111 Myrtle Dr Mobile Home 1,248 B
1103 Myrtle Dr Mobile Home 1,566 B
914 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 736 B
916 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,191 B
912 Barefoot Blvd Single Family 1,111 B
936 Fir St Mobile Home 1,370 B
918 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,104 B
919 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 828 B
910 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,152 B
920 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,104 B
908 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,127 B
921 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,104 B
922 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,104 B
934 Fir St Vacant Residential 0 L
1110 Myrtle Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
915 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,242 B
917 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,280 B
913 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 782 B
906 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 828 B
941 Fir St Mobile Home 1,207 B
919 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,325 B
924 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,012 B
1108 Myrtle Dr Mobile Home 1,048 B
911 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,278 B
1106 Myrtle Dr Mobile Home 1,014 B
932 Fir St Mobile Home 1,104 B
921 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,303 B
923 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 828 B
1104 Myrtle Dr Mobile Home 1,316 B
1102 Myrtle Dr Mobile Home 1,380 B
937 Fir St Mobile Home 1,104 B
909 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 736 B
903 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 672 C
904 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 920 B
923 Frangi Pani Dr Vacant Residential 0 L
926 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,130 B
907 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,048 B
930 Fir St Vacant Residential 0 L
800 Beech Ct Mobile Home 1,269 B
802 Beech Ct Mobile Home 1,800 B
935 Fir St Mobile Home 1,269 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
803 Beech Ct .09 1,664 $250,000
929 Jacaranda Dr .13 1,394 $172,500
707 Barefoot Blvd .22 680 $120,000
954 Pecan Cir .26 736 $145,000
824 Wren Cir .32 1,209 $189,000
919 Yew St .33 0 $365,000
619 Bougainvillea Cir .34 1,104 $179,900
805 Lilac Dr .47 1,100 $160,000
448 Barefoot Blvd .63 792 $187,000
7647 Great Bear Lake Dr .64 2,108 $299,000
1036 Oriole Cir .64 920 $160,000
1014 Wren Cir .7 0 $239,900
7505 Blackhawk Rd .83 1,860 $239,000
311 Barefoot Blvd .83 7,348 $1,395,000
7000 Highway 1 1.1 1,556 $785,000

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

Local Rents

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%.

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