Cape Canaveral is a city located in Brevard County Florida. With a 2020 population of 9,984, it is the 338th largest city in Florida and the 4134th largest city in the United States. Cape Canaveral is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually but its population has decreased by -4.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,411 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Cape Canaveral has a population density of 4,493 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cape Canaveral is $79,434 with a poverty rate of 10.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $878 per month, and the median house value is $264,800. The median age in Cape Canaveral is 57.8 years, 55.7 years for males, and 59.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cape Canaveralwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
93.04% of Cape Canaveral residents speak only English, while 6.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.29% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape Canaveral is Multiple, with 31.52% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape Canaveral is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.61%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cape Canaveral
92.93% of Cape Canaveral residents were born in the United States, with 15.03% having been born in Florida. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.