Brevard County, Florida Population 2018

Brevard County, Florida's estimated population is 589,162 with a growth rate of 1.95% 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
2017568,183-20,979-3.56%
2017589,16211,2631.95%
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
White470,794
Black or African American57,728
Two or More Races16,042
Asian13,843
Some Other Race7,410
American Indian and Alaska Native1,945
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander421

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Brevard County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,00025,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,00025,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Brevard County, Florida Median Age

47.1


Total

45.4


Male

48.5


Female

Brevard County, Florida Adults

There are 462,200 adults, (129,240 of whom are seniors) in Brevard County, Florida.

Brevard County, Florida Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brevard County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

290,517

51.13%

Male

277,666

48.87%

Brevard County, Florida Households and Families

Brevard County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Brevard County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All72%28%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Male61.5%38.5%
Female53.1%46.9%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brevard County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All227,2232.4772
Married109,8293.0283.5
Non Family82,0561.2763.8
Female26,1243.653.1
Male9,2143.5861.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade10,2542.45%
9th to 12th Grade24,3095.80%
High School Graduate119,51728.53%
Some College95,72922.85%
Associates Degree50,23811.99%
Bachelors Degree73,15417.46%
Graduate Degree45,70710.91%

Brevard County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White332,212309,92497,982
Black36,33830,6836,316
Hispanic33,84729,0148,045
Asian9,9788,8004,486
Multiple Races6,5905,9231,771
Other Race4,6803,9701,220
Native American1,2591,074364
Islander35335397

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.96%.

Brevard County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,603$40,634$28,805
Less Than High School$21,013$23,868$18,589
High School Grad$26,603$30,392$21,673
Some College$30,344$36,070$26,129
Bachelors Degree$49,368$65,896$40,201
Graduate Degree$69,466$89,494$51,771

$33,603

Average Earnings

$40,634

Average Male

$28,805

Average Female

Brevard County, Florida Language

Brevard County, Florida Language by Age

Brevard County, Florida Language

89.65% of Brevard County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.35% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.09% of the population.

Brevard County, Florida Poverty

Brevard County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White423,09347,00711.11%
Black56,81813,34123.48%
Hispanic54,39810,03218.44%
Multiple15,7233,41921.75%
Asian13,5761,92114.15%
Other7,4021,69122.85%
Native1,92636018.69%

13.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.61%

Male Poverty Rate

14.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brevard County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brevard County, Florida is Black, with 23.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brevard County, Florida is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.86%.

Brevard County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.24%
High School14.23%
Some College10.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%

Brevard County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.58%
Male Unemployed27.68%
Female Employed7.83%
Male Employed5.70%

Brevard County, Florida Income

Brevard County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,536$69,712
Families$63,114$82,186
Married Families$74,066$93,369
Non Families$32,627$45,235

Brevard County, Florida Marital Status

Brevard County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Brevard County, Florida Veterans

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by War

65,306

Number of Veterans

59,467

Male Veterans

5,839

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam23,993
First Gulf War14,263
Second Gulf War9,043
Korea8,638
World War II3,564

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+17,775
65 to 7416,611
35 to 5413,948
55 to 6413,645
18 to 343,327

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White59,00615.07%
Black4,2759.97%
Hispanic3,95210.02%
2 or More7559.10%
Other64611.94%
Asian3893.54%
Indian17612.16%
Hawaiian5915.57%

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Education

6.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brevard County, Florida Employment Status

Brevard County, Florida Employment by Age

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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