Cape Canaveral, Florida Population 2024

10,001

Cape Canaveral is a city located in Brevard County Florida. Cape Canaveral has a 2024 population of 10,001. Cape Canaveral is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,973 in 2020.

The average household income in Cape Canaveral is $85,617 with a poverty rate of 8.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cape Canaveral is 59 years, 58.9 years for males, and 59.1 years for females.

Cape Canaveral Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cape Canaveral was:

  • White: 91.49%
  • Other race: 3.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,501.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.28% (28)
The current population of Cape Canaveral, Florida is 10,001 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,973.

Cape Canaveral, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,13191.49%
Other race3853.86%
Two or more races2332.33%
Black or African American1141.14%
Asian1061.06%
Native American110.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cape Canaveral Population by Race

Cape Canaveral Population Pyramid 2024

Cape Canaveral Median Age

59

Total

58.9

Male

59.1

Female

Cape Canaveral Adults

There are 9,276 adults, (3,335 of whom are seniors) in Cape Canaveral.

Cape Canaveral Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape Canaveral Sex Ratio

Female4,77547.85%
Male5,20552.15%

Cape Canaveral Population by Age

Cape Canaveral Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7761.7361.438.6
Non Family3,2861.1555.944.1
Married1,9512.2475.724.3
Female3593.4145.154.9
Male1803.4438.961.1

2.33

Average Family Size

1.73

Average Household Size

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cape Canaveral Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1902.1%
9th to 12th Grade2883.19%
High School Graduate2,33425.85%
Some College2,19924.35%
Associates Degree7217.99%
Bachelors Degree2,15023.81%
Graduate Degree1,14712.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cape Canaveral Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cape Canaveral Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,0537,7132,939
Hispanic666534191
Other Race38528373
2+ Races159159116
Black11411460
Asian868035
Native American111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Cape Canaveral Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,316$48,183$38,672
Less Than 9th Grade$36,667$0$0
High School Graduate$35,824$36,958$32,054
Some College$34,248$34,878$31,739
Bachelors Degree$63,527$63,839$59,620
Graduate Degree$69,038$79,500$47,500

$41,316

Average Earnings

$48,183

Average Male

$38,672

Average Female

Cape Canaveral Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cape Canaveral Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cape Canaveral Language

90.98% of Cape Canaveral residents speak only English, while 9.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.81% of the population.

Cape Canaveral Language

Cape Canaveral Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,7436937.93%
Hispanic7638411.01%
Other3855113.25%
Asian1063331.13%
Black1142219.3%
Multiple233208.58%

8.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.43%

Male Poverty Rate

8.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cape Canaveral

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape Canaveral is Asian, with 31.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape Canaveral is White, with 7.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.71%.

Cape Canaveral Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.76%
Some College11.54%
High School8.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%

Cape Canaveral Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed23.48%
Female Unemployed19.05%
Female Employed5.79%
Male Employed3.55%

Cape Canaveral Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cape Canaveral Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,495$85,617
Families$86,014$111,660
Married Families$91,887$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,925$64,293

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cape Canaveral Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape Canaveral Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cape Canaveral Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Cape Canaveral Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cape Canaveral Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,269

Number of Veterans

1,109

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam454
Second Gulf War243
First Gulf War206
Korea109
World War II0

Cape Canaveral Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64350
75+349
65 to 74335
35 to 54146
18 to 3489

Cape Canaveral Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,12913.34%
Hispanic9713.51%
2+ Races7345.91%
Other Race6717.4%

Cape Canaveral Veterans by Race

Cape Canaveral Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape Canaveral Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cape Canaveral Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cape Canaveral Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cape Canaveral Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

16.14%

Born in Cape Canaveral

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

2.4%

Non Citizen

4.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.95% of Cape Canaveral residents were born in the United States, with 16.14% having been born in Florida. 2.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cape Canaveral Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,03670.07%
202810,02970.07%
202710,02270.07%
202610,01570.07%
202510,00870.07%
202410,00170.07%
20239,99470.07%
20229,987290.29%
20219,958-15-0.15%
20209,973-478-4.57%
201910,451-2-0.02%
201810,453190.18%
201710,434930.9%
201610,3411401.37%
201510,2011461.45%
201410,055490.49%
201310,006180.18%
20129,988370.37%
20119,951-37-0.37%
20109,9881,15913.13%
20008,82981510.17%
19908,0142,28139.79%
19805,7331,47534.64%
19704,25800%

Cape Canaveral Population by Year