Grant-Valkaria, Florida

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Population in 2014: 3,968 (8% urban, 92% rural).
Males: 2,014  (50.8%)
Females: 1,954  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  50.8 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years

Zip codes: 32909, 32949, 32950, 32976.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,184
Grant-Valkaria:

$51,184
FL:

$50,860

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,079

Grant-Valkaria town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $175,600
Grant-Valkaria:

$175,600
FL:

$197,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $321,603; Detached houses: $320,418

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,312.

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  • Races in Grant-Valkaria, FL (2010)

    Grant-Valkaria races chart
    • 3,39088.1%White alone
    • 1764.6%Hispanic
    • 1473.8%Black alone
    • 601.6%Asian alone
    • 551.4%Two or more races
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone
    • 20.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Grant-Valkaria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grant-Valkaria: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (34.1%), German (10.0%), English (9.0%), European (5.9%), Italian (5.7%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Grant-Valkaria,FL real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Grant-Valkaria:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grant-Valkaria town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

196 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.6% Latin America, 0.6% North America).

This town:

4.7%
Florida:

19.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,734 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,420 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palm Bay, FL (6.6 miles , pop. 79,413).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (116.0 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (890.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Melbourne Shores-Floridana Beach, FL (2.0 miles ), Malabar, FL (2.1 miles ), Micco, FL (2.2 miles ), Palm Bay, FL (2.6 miles ), Roseland, FL (2.9 miles ), Melbourne Beach, FL (3.0 miles ), Indialantic, FL (3.3 miles ), West Melbourne, FL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 27.93 N, Longitude: 80.57 W

Grant-Valkaria household income distribution Grant-Valkaria home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Grant-Valkaria: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Grant-Valkaria-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Grant-Valkaria town center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grant-Valkaria-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 391.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 344.4 miles away from Grant-Valkaria center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 311.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 426.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from Grant-Valkaria center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 354.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brevard County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Grant-Valkaria:

  • SEBASTIAN RIVER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BAREFOOT BAY, FL)
  • PALM BAY KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PALM BAY, FL)
  • A PHYSICIAN'S CHOICE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PALM BAY, FL)
  • ANCHOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PALM BAY, FL)
  • PALMS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PALM BAY, FL)
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SEBASTIAN, FL)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - BREVARD (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MELBOURNE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grant-Valkaria:

  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 10 miles; Melbourne, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 10 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Eastern Florida State College (about 34 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 12,053)
  • Indian River State College (about 38 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Florida Technical College (about 59 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • University of Central Florida (about 61 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 62 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)

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Notable locations in Grant-Valkaria: Four Lakes Golf Club (A), Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 87 (B), Grant Fire Department Station 85 (closed) (C), Grant Community Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grant-Valkaria include: South Brevard Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), South Babcock Street Baptist Church (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Valkaria Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Trout Creek (A), Goat Creek (B), Kid Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Grant-Valkaria: Grant Historical House (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Brevard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.2%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Florida average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grant-Valkaria town (based on Brevard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant75,893265
Catholic64,83114
Mainline Protestant30,87764
Other11,11341
Black Protestant5,44925
Orthodox1,2675
None353,946-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 81
Brevard County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Brevard County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
Brevard County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 407
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brevard County:

23.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.0%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$14,429$57,7161$762
Totals for Government 3$14,429$57,7161$762

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, FL  0.41% ($35,236 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.18% ($40,191)
from Indian River County, FL  0.16% ($32,734)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, FL  0.44% ($34,270 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.20% ($28,941)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($28,161)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grant-Valkaria:

  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMMB (1240 AM; 1 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grant-Valkaria:

  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WOSN (97.1 FM; INDIAN RIVER SHORES, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W232AZ (94.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFIT (89.5 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THE FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grant-Valkaria:

  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
Grant-Valkaria fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Grant-Valkaria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 34m112ftTotal length
  • 140,781Total average daily traffic
  • 19,770Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Grant-Valkaria, FL

Grant-Valkaria compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

Grant-Valkaria on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jamaica (population 500+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Netherlands (population 500+)"
  • #19 (32976) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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