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Median resident age:  39.7 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 32904

Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,747 (it was $66,667 in 2000)
West Brevard:

$76,747
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,234

West Brevard CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $226,541 (it was $157,500 in 2000)
West Brevard:

$226,541
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $388,289; Detached houses: $387,848; Mobile homes: $472,596; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $97,434

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West Brevard races chart
  • White alone - 2,767 (87.8%)
  • Hispanic - 190 (6.0%)
  • Black alone - 98 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Brevard: 167.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

West Brevard CCD:  1.2% ($1,921)
Florida:  1.4% ($1,262)
West Brevard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Melbourne, FL (6.5 miles , pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (106.7 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (884.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: June Park, FL (1.5 miles ), West Melbourne, FL (1.9 miles ), Melbourne Village, FL (1.9 miles ), Melbourne, FL (2.6 miles ), Palm Bay, FL (2.6 miles ), Indialantic, FL (3.1 miles ), Malabar, FL (3.1 miles ), Melbourne Beach, FL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 28.06 N, Longitude: 80.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 321

West Brevard household income distribution West Brevard home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

West Brevard-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the West Brevard place 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 21.6 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

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: 10, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near West Brevard:

  • INDIAN RIVER CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST MELBOURNE, FL)
  • WEST MELBOURNE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST MELBOURNE, FL)
  • SHANDS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MELBOURNE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Brevard:

  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Melbourne, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,723)
  • Brevard Community College (about 23 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,147)
  • University of Central Florida (about 48 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 37,609)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Automotive Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics (about 49 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,327)
  • Indian River State College (about 50 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 5,966)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 51 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Full Sail University (about 52 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 7,516)

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Notable locations in West Brevard: Leonard Ranch (A), Sweetwater Camp (B), Tenmile Ranch (C), Brevard County Utilities Department South Central Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lake Hellen Blazes (A), Puzzle Lake (B), Lake Washington (C), Sawgrass Lake (D), Little Sawgrass Lake (E), Saint Johns Marsh (F), Jane Green Swamp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Tenmile Creek (A), Sixmile Creek (B), Jane Green Creek (C), Wolf Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average.
City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.55
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.6%
Whole state:

12.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.8%
Whole state:

5.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Brevard, FL

30 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
30 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000

West Brevard compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for West Brevard CCD (based on Brevard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.17%
Here39.2%
USA50.2%

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.
State:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Brevard County:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brevard County:

23.3%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($900 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, FL  0.46% ($40,661 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.36% ($43,051)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.22% ($45,912)


6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($724 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.11%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Orange County, FL  0.50% ($36,520 average AGI)
to Indian River County, FL  0.18% ($47,103)
to Volusia County, FL  0.14% ($40,108)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Brevard:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in West Brevard:

  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WWIA (88.5 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • W227AF (93.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHTQ (96.5 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.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W232AZ (94.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around West Brevard:

  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)


West Brevard on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Accountants and auditors"
  • #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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