Brevard County, Florida Population 2018

Brevard County, Florida's estimated population is 589,162 with a growth rate of 5.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brevard County, Florida is the 10th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017589,16228,4795.08%
2016560,683-17,216-2.98%
2016577,89911,0771.95%
2015566,82210,5451.90%
2014556,2775,5231.00%
2013550,7543,4610.63%
2012547,2932,8540.52%
2011544,4394630.09%
2010543,976144,99836.34%
1990398,978126,01946.17%
1980272,95942,95318.67%
1970230,006118,571106.40%
1960111,43587,782371.12%
195023,6537,51146.53%
194016,1422,85921.52%
193013,2834,77856.18%
19208,5053,78880.31%
19104,717-441-8.55%
19005,1581,75751.66%
18903,4011,923130.11%
18801,47826221.55%
18701,216970394.31%
186024610776.98%
18501390.00%

Brevard County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White466,147
Black or African American57,306
Two or More Races15,394
Asian13,274
Some Other Race6,424
American Indian and Alaska Native1,652
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander486

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Brevard County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Brevard County, Florida Median Age

47


Total

45.4


Male

48.3


Female

Brevard County, Florida Adults

There are 455,275 adults, (126,154 of which are seniors) in Brevard County, Florida.

Brevard County, Florida Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brevard County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

286,738

51.14%

Male

273,945

48.86%

Brevard County, Florida Households and Families

Brevard County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brevard County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Male59.7%40.3%
Female53.8%46.2%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brevard County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All224,3732.4771.7
Married107,3013.0283.6
Non Family81,1731.2663.1
Female26,6323.5653.8
Male9,2673.5859.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brevard County, Florida Households

Brevard County, Florida Education

Brevard County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,6292.58%
9th to 12th Grade25,7356.24%
High School Graduate118,93328.86%
Some College94,88923.02%
Associates Degree47,65711.56%
Bachelors Degree70,80617.18%
Graduate Degree43,46810.55%

Brevard County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White329,152305,52494,350
Black35,52129,3726,417
Hispanic31,72626,9467,719
Asian9,5758,2714,034
Multiple Races6,4765,9541,853
Other Race4,2223,6681,266
Native American1,076891233
Islander30227665

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.13%.

Brevard County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,174$39,478$27,218
Less Than High School$19,804$22,223$16,865
High School Grad$25,817$29,449$20,917
Some College$29,257$35,604$25,299
Bachelors Degree$46,782$61,918$38,716
Graduate Degree$67,946$88,710$50,990

$32,174

Average Earnings

$39,478

Average Male

$27,218

Average Female

Brevard County, Florida Language

Brevard County, Florida Language by Age

Brevard County, Florida Language

89.57% of Brevard County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.14% of the population.

Brevard County, Florida Poverty

Brevard County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White420,30247,90911.40%
Black56,38015,38227.28%
Hispanic51,5459,71418.85%
Multiple15,1393,33222.01%
Asian12,9771,69813.08%
Other6,4201,69826.45%
Native1,64127917.00%

13.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.04%

Male Poverty Rate

14.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brevard County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brevard County, Florida is Black, with 27.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brevard County, Florida is White, with 11.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.03%.

Brevard County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.77%
High School14.59%
Some College10.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%

Brevard County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.60%
Male Unemployed27.76%
Female Employed8.43%
Male Employed5.86%

Brevard County, Florida Income

Brevard County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,914$66,819
Families$61,141$78,729
Married Families$72,207$89,891
Non Families$31,238$43,453

Brevard County, Florida Marital Status

Brevard County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brevard County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Brevard County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Brevard County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Brevard County, Florida Veterans

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by War

65,412

Number of Veterans

59,532

Male Veterans

5,880

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam24,039
First Gulf War13,190
Korea9,182
Second Gulf War7,828
World War II4,070

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+18,167
65 to 7416,095
35 to 5414,174
55 to 6413,659
18 to 343,317

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White59,44515.37%
Black3,9479.33%
Hispanic3,3849.12%
2 or More7479.02%
Other58712.43%
Asian5485.22%
Indian846.65%
Hawaiian5415.17%

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Education

6.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brevard County, Florida Employment Status

Brevard County, Florida Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brevard County, Florida Employment by Race

Brevard County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Brevard County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Palm Bay10320311010469016.69%
Melbourne762328118549536.50%
Titusville436254601923945.49%
Rockledge249302706821388.58%
West Melbourne1838321293291015.83%
Cocoa17134181029685.65%
Cocoa Beach11231117615304.72%
Satellite Beach10109108327237.15%
Cape Canaveral9945103524074.09%
Indian Harbour Beach821585863714.52%
Grant-Valkaria385041503007.79%
Melbourne Beach310132761755.64%
Malabar275730072509.07%
Indialantic272028901706.25%
Palm Shores900103413414.89%
Melbourne Village662701395.89%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990