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Population in 2013: 25,624 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.0%
Males: 12,034  (47.0%)
Females: 13,590  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32955.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,074 (it was $45,218 in 2000)
Rockledge:

$55,074
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,743 (it was $20,700 in 2000)

Rockledge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,160 (it was $87,300 in 2000)
Rockledge:

$126,160
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $171,635; Detached houses: $182,474; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,434; In 2-unit structures: $145,970; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $71,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,502; Mobile homes: $64,574

Median gross rent in 2012: $986.

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  • White alone - 18,624 (74.0%)
  • Black alone - 3,553 (14.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,892 (7.5%)
  • Asian alone - 452 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 432 (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 70 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockledge: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.7%), Irish (11.9%), English (10.0%), United States (8.3%), Italian (4.5%), Polish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,394 people per square mile   (low).

Rockledge,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rockledge:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockledge city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1,801 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.5% Latin America, 1.1% North America).

This city:  7.2%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Rockledge, Florida as of February 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockledge to the number of sex offenders is 635 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,647 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,192 (1.0%)

Rockledge satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.32 N, Longitude: 80.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -546 (-2.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,679 (24.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 321

Rockledge household income distribution Rockledge home values distribution

Property values in Rockledge, FL


Crime rates in Rockledge by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2000000202011
per 100,000 9.40.00.00.00.00.00.08.00.07.90.04.04.0
Rapes 21620101110310
per 100,000 9.44.828.49.10.04.20.04.04.04.00.011.939.6
Robberies 391710912202072514165
per 100,000 14.143.580.645.339.650.481.180.328.198.955.563.319.8
Assaults 35294232145742555151585641
per 100,000 164.8140.1199.1145.061.6239.3170.4220.8204.6201.7229.9221.6162.2
Burglaries 166171152155165141171164124185159164149
per 100,000 781.7826.4720.7702.3725.8591.9693.6658.4497.4731.5630.2649.1589.5
Thefts 441577549559514539499576548564553439466
per 100,000 2076.62788.42602.92532.92261.02262.72024.02312.32198.22230.22191.81737.51843.7
Auto thefts 36624134433650382936301615
per 100,000 169.5299.6194.4154.1189.2151.1202.8152.5116.3142.4118.963.359.3
Arson 1131112434014
per 100,000 4.74.814.24.54.44.28.116.112.015.80.04.015.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 222.9247.2266.4220.5187.3218.2211.7247.2191.5249.7211.5208.2205.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rockledge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 67 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Florida average:

2.45
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Florida:

6.3%

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,869 (+23.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Rockledge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rockledge, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Rockledge 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 the city 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 Rockledge 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 (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, 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

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.

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)

Airports, 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)

Private elementary/middle schools in Rockledge:

  • ST MARY'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 1152 SEMINOLE DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 1330 FISKE BLVD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ROCKLEDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 2175 FISKE BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Rockledge, School District: BREVARD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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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).

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 2012 was 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.03
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.2%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents, 3.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 3.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Rockledge, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Rockledge compared to Florida state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockledge, Florida:

  • Van Winkle Motel, 1020 Florida Ave, Rockledge, FL 32955
  • Garden Court Motel, 3880 S US Hwy 1, Rockledge, FL 32955
  • Spitzer's Swiss Motel, 3220 S Fiske Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockledge, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Rockledge travel time to work - commute Rockledge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockledge city (based on Brevard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.17%
Here: 39.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents42.8%16.4%10.3%3.4%3.0%
Congregations4.9%16.5%7.7%1.8%4.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.7%2.0%1.8%14.8%
Congregations3.9%0.7%4.6%2.5%53.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$14,883$59,5320$0
Other Government Administration 17$58,119$41,0256$9,481
Police Protection - Officers 44$236,078$64,3857$6,380
Police - Other 17$43,330$30,5860$0
Firefighters 35$170,464$58,4450$0
Fire - Other 1$3,228$38,7360$0
Streets and Highways 26$66,467$30,6770$0
Solid Waste Management 37$77,590$25,1640$0
Sewerage 26$77,356$35,7030$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,461$41,5320$0
Other and Unallocable 10$25,915$31,0980$0
Totals for Government 217$776,891$42,96213$15,861

Rockledge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,190,000 ($85.47)
    General: $309,000 ($12.06)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,066,000 ($119.65)
    Regular Highways: $2,066,000 ($80.63)
    Fire Protection: $2,051,000 ($80.04)
    Sewerage: $1,755,000 ($68.49)
    General - Other: $1,533,000 ($59.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $872,000 ($34.03)
    Central Staff Services: $816,000 ($31.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $793,000 ($30.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $90,000 ($3.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $602,000 ($23.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $266,000 ($10.38)
    Police Protection: $173,000 ($6.75)
    Fire Protection: $89,000 ($3.47)
    Central Staff: $38,000 ($1.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.12)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,130,000 ($239.23)

Rockledge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,075,000 ($120.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $941,000 ($36.72)
    All Other: $929,000 ($36.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $957,000 ($37.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $855,000 ($33.37)
    Interest Earnings: $312,000 ($12.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,392,000 ($93.35)
    All Other: $732,000 ($28.57)
  • Tax - Property: $3,520,000 ($137.37)
    Public Utilities: $2,286,000 ($89.21)
    NEC: $544,000 ($21.23)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $484,000 ($18.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $121,000 ($4.72)

Rockledge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,974,000 ($350.22)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $10,523,000 ($410.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $896,000 ($34.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,766,000 ($381.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,835,000 ($344.79)

Rockledge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,863,000 ($423.94)

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 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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Rockledge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total average daily traffic: 203,138
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,456
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockledge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rockledge, FL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (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: 191 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockledge)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rockledge)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 91
  • Hazardous Condition: 60
  • Service Call: 8

Incident types - Rockledge

See full 2006 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
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

Rockledge on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Robert C. Peach (5)
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Total of 167 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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