Rockledge, Florida

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Population in 2017: 27,476 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.2%
Males: 13,233  (48.2%)
Females: 14,243  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32955.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,247 (it was $45,218 in 2000)
Rockledge:

$59,247
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,382 (it was $20,700 in 2000)

Rockledge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,731 (it was $87,300 in 2000)
Rockledge:

$194,731
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,598; detached houses: $242,366; townhouses or other attached units: $178,040; in 2-unit structures: $69,776; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,225; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,085; mobile homes: $81,615

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,176.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockledge: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.0% for other race residents, 2.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockledge, FL (2017)
    • 19,02869.3%White alone
    • 4,03814.7%Black alone
    • 2,5789.4%Hispanic
    • 7772.8%Two or more races
    • 7532.7%Asian alone
    • 970.4%American Indian alone
    • 820.3%Other race alone

Races in Rockledge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Rockledge, Florida as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockledge is 730 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Rockledge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.9)
10
(39.6)
15
(58.7)
7
(27.1)
5
(19.0)
10
(37.1)
6
(21.9)
7
(25.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(50.4)
20
(81.1)
20
(80.3)
7
(28.1)
25
(98.9)
14
(55.5)
16
(63.3)
5
(19.8)
8
(31.3)
9
(34.9)
9
(34.2)
14
(51.9)
9
(32.8)
6
(21.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
57
(239.3)
42
(170.4)
55
(220.8)
51
(204.6)
51
(201.7)
58
(229.9)
56
(221.6)
41
(162.2)
40
(156.5)
38
(147.4)
76
(288.4)
59
(218.8)
65
(236.9)
48
(172.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
141
(591.9)
171
(693.6)
164
(658.4)
124
(497.4)
185
(731.5)
159
(630.2)
164
(649.1)
149
(589.5)
116
(453.9)
102
(395.6)
105
(398.5)
105
(389.4)
76
(277.0)
72
(258.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
539
(2,263)
499
(2,024)
576
(2,312)
548
(2,198)
564
(2,230)
553
(2,192)
439
(1,738)
466
(1,844)
360
(1,409)
383
(1,485)
404
(1,533)
361
(1,339)
355
(1,294)
309
(1,109)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(151.1)
50
(202.8)
38
(152.5)
29
(116.3)
36
(142.4)
30
(118.9)
16
(63.3)
15
(59.3)
14
(54.8)
22
(85.3)
39
(148.0)
46
(170.6)
41
(149.5)
27
(96.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.1)
4
(16.1)
3
(12.0)
4
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
4
(15.8)
3
(11.7)
6
(23.3)
11
(41.7)
5
(18.5)
3
(10.9)
1
(3.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)210.4204.1238.3184.6240.8203.9200.7197.7180.1155.6184.2183.4165.1131.3

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City-data.com crime index in Rockledge, FL

Crime rate in Rockledge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 67 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (11.1%), German (10.0%), Irish (8.3%), Italian (6.0%), English (5.8%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,567 people per square mile   (average).

Rockledge, Florida map

2,287 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

8.3%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,724 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,166 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Melbourne, FL (15.8 miles , pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (108.4 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (867.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cocoa West, FL (1.8 miles ),
Cocoa, FL (1.8 miles ),
Merritt Island, FL (1.9 miles ),
Viera East, FL (2.1 miles ),
Viera West, FL (2.4 miles ),
Cocoa Beach, FL (2.7 miles ),
Sharpes, FL (2.9 miles ),
Cape Canaveral, FL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 28.32 N, Longitude: 80.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -201 (-0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,553 (20.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 321

Distribution of median household income in Rockledge, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockledge, FL in 2017

Property values in Rockledge, FL

Rockledge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 155 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 1998: 214 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 1999: 260 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2000: 250 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2001: 301 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2002: 300 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2003: 303 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2004: 404 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2005: 152 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2006: 97 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2007: 128 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2009: 62 buildings, average cost: $270,800
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $224,500
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $272,700
  • 2013: 125 buildings, average cost: $275,600
  • 2014: 69 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $313,900
  • 2016: 87 buildings, average cost: $283,800
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $268,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockledge, FL residents
Average permit cost in Rockledge, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Rockledge, FL
Historical housing units in Rockledge, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +3,869 (+23.7%).
Most common industries in Rockledge, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Rockledge, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Rockledge, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rockledge, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rockledge-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Rockledge city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockledge-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% 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 389.8 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 318.4 miles away from the city 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 286.1 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 397.5 miles away from Rockledge 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 328.9 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 141.1 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).
Rockledge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rockledge:

  • WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER ROCKLEDGE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 110 LONGWOOD AVE)
  • COPIA HEALTH CARE LLC (3819 MURRELL RD STE C)
  • GUARDIAN CARE SERVICES OF BREVARD, INC (1535 COGSWELL STREET STE C15)
  • MSS CARE (1217 ADMIRALTY BLVD)
  • HUNTINGTON PLACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1775 HUNTINGTON LN)
  • ROCKLEDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (587 BARTON BLVD)

Heliports and other landing facilities located in Rockledge:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockledge:

  • Eastern Florida State College (about 5 miles; Cocoa, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,053)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 20 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 20 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Technical College (about 33 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • University of Central Florida (about 35 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)
  • Full Sail University (about 40 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 31,435)
  • Rollins College (about 42 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 3,085)

Public high schools in Rockledge:

  • ROCKLEDGE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 220 RAIDER RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH/CENTRAL AREA ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Location: 1535 COGSWELL ST, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Rockledge:

  • HORACE MANN ACADEMY (Students: 116, Location: 550 SOLUTIONS WAY, Grades: KG-12)
  • ASSURANCE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 39, Location: 1009 FISKE BLVD, Grades: KG-12)
  • HATCHER ACADEMY (Students: 37, Location: 221 DIXIE LN, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockledge:

  • GOLFVIEW ELEMENTARY MAGNET SCH (Location: 1530 S FISKE BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
  • RONALD MCNAIR MAGNET MIDDLE (Location: 1 CHALLENGER DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 2100 S FISKE BLVD, Grades: 7-8)
  • HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN ELEMENTARY (Location: 3011 S FISKE BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
  • RALPH M WILLIAMS JUNIOR ELEMENTARY (Location: 1700 CLUBHOUSE DR, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in Rockledge:

  • ROCKLEDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 165, Location: 2175 FISKE BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL (Students: 135, Location: 1330 FISKE BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Rockledge

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rockledge: Williams Railroad Station (A), Sun Air Golf and Country Club (B), Summit View Golf Club (C), Rockledge Country Club (D), Rockledge Wastewater Treatment and Water Reclamation Facility (E), Classic Car Museum of Rockledge (F), Rockledge Fire Department Station 1 (G), Rockledge Fire Department Station 3 (H), Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 45 (I), Rockledge Fire Department Station 2 (J), Rockledge Police Department (K), Coastal Health System of Brevard Ambulance (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Peddlers Village Mall (1), Village Green Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockledge include: World of Faith Outreach Christian Center (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Rockledge United Methodist Church (D), Rockledge Presbyterian Church (E), Rockledge Church of the Nazarene (F), Rockledge Church of Christ (G), Rockledge Baptist Church (H), Faith Temple Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Black Dog Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Classic Car Museum Rockledge (495 Gus Hipp Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Carrot Top - Film actor, Mel Mitchell - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Feb 10, 1979), Troy Matteson - Professional golfer, Tammy Lynn Leppert - Female model, Chris Kahl - Male singer, DeLane Matthews - Actor.

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

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
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

People in group quarters in Rockledge in 2010:

  • 196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Rockledge in 2000:

  • 195 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Rockledge (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Viera Blvd. & Stadium Parkway Bankin at 5390 Stadium Parkway, branch established on 2012/02/28; Rockledge Branch at 615 Barnes Blvd, branch established on 2002/06/17. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Community Bank of the South: Rockledge Branch at 1902 South Fiske Boulevard, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $122.9 mil, Deposits: $99.4 mil, headquarters in Merritt Island, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cbos Bankshares, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Rockledge Branch at 1160 Rockledge Boulevard, branch established on 2008/03/17. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Barnes Blvd. Branch at 630 Barnes Boulevard, branch established on 2001/02/26. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Regions Bank: Murrell & Barnes Branch at 3836 Murrell Road, branch established on 2003/08/25. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Rockledge Branch at 234 Barton Boulevard, branch established on 1981/05/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rockledge Branch at 201 Barton Boulevard, branch established on 1982/03/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Rockledge:

Marital status in Rockledge, FL
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Rockledge:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rockledge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockledge, FL (based on Brevard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
State:

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
Brevard County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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:
Here:

9.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rockledge:

51.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rockledge:

48.0%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rockledge:

20.3%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rockledge:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Rockledge:

78.3%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockledge, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 44$236,078$64,3857$6,380
Solid Waste Management 37$77,590$25,1640$0
Firefighters 35$170,464$58,4450$0
Sewerage 26$77,356$35,7030$0
Streets and Highways 26$66,467$30,6770$0
Police - Other 17$43,330$30,5860$0
Other Government Administration 17$58,119$41,0256$9,481
Other and Unallocable 10$25,915$31,0980$0
Financial Administration 3$14,883$59,5320$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,461$41,5320$0
Fire - Other 1$3,228$38,7360$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 217$776,891$42,96213$15,861

Rockledge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,858,000 ($176.81)
    Sewerage: $3,984,000 ($145.00)
    Regular Highways: $3,984,000 ($145.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,462,000 ($126.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,093,000 ($76.18)
    General - Other: $1,431,000 ($52.08)
    Central Staff Services: $1,407,000 ($51.21)
    Natural Resources - Other: $786,000 ($28.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000 ($3.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $11,359,000 ($413.42)
    Corporate Bonds: $4,050,000 ($147.40)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,574,000 ($93.68)
    Benefit Payments: $849,000 ($30.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $208,000 ($7.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $4,075,000 ($148.31)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($2.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($0.80)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,609,000 ($349.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $480,000 ($17.47)

Rockledge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,808,000 ($138.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,578,000 ($93.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $869,000 ($31.63)
    Other: $189,000 ($6.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $553,000 ($20.13)
    From Other Governments: $467,000 ($17.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($0.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $657,000 ($23.91)
    Interest Earnings: $220,000 ($8.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $93,000 ($3.38)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,771,000 ($64.46)
    Sewerage: $91,000 ($3.31)
    Other: $24,000 ($0.87)
  • Tax - Property: $6,828,000 ($248.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,005,000 ($109.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,855,000 ($67.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $540,000 ($19.65)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $336,000 ($12.23)
    Other License: $191,000 ($6.95)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($0.04)

Rockledge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,263,000 ($519.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,636,000 ($387.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,797,000 ($283.77)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,170,000 ($151.77)

Rockledge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,777,000 ($173.86)
    Total Other Securities: $957,000 ($34.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,549,000 ($602.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $417,000 ($15.18)

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, FL  0.49% ($51,481 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.21% ($64,467)
from Seminole County, FL  0.15% ($56,588)


4.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($866 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, FL  0.45% ($43,603 average AGI)
to Indian River County, FL  0.16% ($42,657)
to Seminole County, FL  0.12% ($47,176)
Businesses in Rockledge, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike1
CVS2Penske1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Discount Tire1Publix Super Markets2
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx6Starbucks1
GNC1Taco Bell2
H&R Block3U-Haul5
Jones New York3UPS4
Kincaid1Walgreens3
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockledge:

  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMV (1350 AM; 1 kW; COCOA, FL)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WWBC (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COCOA, FL; Owner: ASTRO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockledge:

  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIE-FM (91.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK)
  • W253AG (98.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W230AL (93.9 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockledge:

  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Rockledge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.6mTotal length
  • 377,004Total average daily traffic
  • 25,820Total average daily truck traffic
  • 355,927Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockledge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Rockledge, FL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 247 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockledge)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rockledge)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED176$151,347100$124,689266$152,18617$88,51129$114,9765$50,888
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$135,81010$139,50026$161,3843$17,4435$116,3100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$131,11026$145,902125$166,2919$65,11220$98,4582$58,790
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$139,65912$150,33863$145,8871$78,6409$114,9440$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$178,2305$92,88022$152,3990$04$116,5850$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0628.00 , 0629.00, 0630.00, 0631.01, 0631.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$166,1531$191,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$241,0302$217,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$147,4602$95,205
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$63,2800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$165,1150$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0628.00 , 0629.00, 0630.00, 0631.01, 0631.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockledge, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockledge, FL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 81. The highest number of reported fires - 114 took place in 2004, and the least - 27 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockledge, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.8%), and Structure Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockledge, FL
    • 54041.8%Outside Fires
    • 42933.2%Structure Fires
    • 21216.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1118.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockledge, FL
Most common first names in Rockledge, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William15573.7 years
John14373.7 years
James13571.3 years
Mary12977.3 years
Robert12072.0 years
George7375.2 years
Margaret6879.1 years
Charles6672.6 years
Dorothy6477.8 years
Helen6478.5 years
Most common last names in Rockledge, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5572.8 years
Johnson4676.7 years
Brown3976.5 years
Williams3376.2 years
Davis3175.8 years
Jones2773.8 years
Miller2379.3 years
White2271.6 years
Thomas1973.2 years
Jackson1874.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockledge, FL
  • 69.8%Electricity
  • 29.2%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockledge, FL
  • 79.5%Electricity
  • 17.4%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used


Rockledge compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Rockledge on our top lists:

  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #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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