Cape Canaveral, Florida Population 2020

10,641

Cape Canaveral is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 10,641, it is the 168th largest city in Florida and the 2961st largest city in the United States. Cape Canaveral is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 7.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,912 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Cape Canaveral has a population density of 4,789 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cape Canaveral is $71,536 with a poverty rate of 12.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $864 per month, and the median house value is $226,400. The median age in Cape Canaveral is 57.3 years, 55.2 years for males, and 58.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.

Cape Canaveral Demographics

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

  • White: 94.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cape Canaveral, Florida is 10,641, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,449.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,912.

Cape Canaveral, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,67294.14%
Two or More Races2502.43%
Black or African American1811.76%
Asian1091.06%
Some Other Race460.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.16%

Cape Canaveral Population Pyramid 2020

Cape Canaveral Median Age

57.3


Total

55.2


Male

58.6


Female

Cape Canaveral Adults

There are 9,352 adults, (3,550 of whom are seniors) in Cape Canaveral.

Cape Canaveral Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

61.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape Canaveral Sex Ratio

Female

5,158

50.20%

Male

5,116

49.80%

Cape Canaveral Households and Families

Cape Canaveral Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cape Canaveral Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Male45.6%54.4%
Female35.4%64.6%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4251.8959.9
Non Family2,7851.1951.5
Married1,9042.2980.1
Female4493.8635.4
Male2872.9745.6

2.48

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cape Canaveral Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2032.29%
9th to 12th Grade2923.29%
High School Graduate2,32126.16%
Some College2,24625.31%
Associates Degree95610.77%
Bachelors Degree1,65918.70%
Graduate Degree1,19713.49%

Cape Canaveral Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2307,8392,575
Hispanic28322394
Black1319940
Multiple Races11111150
Asian837171
Other Race343410
Native American161616

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,426$41,029$31,047
Less Than High School$$$23,487
High School Grad$24,238$25,972$21,667
Some College$27,736$32,206$23,750
Bachelors Degree$62,209$99,286$53,295
Graduate Degree$61,125$158,750$55,682

$35,426

Average Earnings

$41,029

Average Male

$31,047

Average Female

Cape Canaveral Language

Cape Canaveral Language by Age

Cape Canaveral Language

93.58% of Cape Canaveral residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

Cape Canaveral Poverty

Cape Canaveral Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3461,11411.92%
Hispanic38110026.25%
Multiple2507630.40%
Black1812312.71%
Other462247.83%
Asian10932.75%

12.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.56%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cape Canaveral

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape Canaveral is Other, with 47.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape Canaveral is Asian, with 2.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.97%
High School14.35%
Some College11.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Female Employed6.50%
Male Unemployed5.88%
Male Employed4.91%

Cape Canaveral Income

Cape Canaveral Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,597$71,536
Families$62,500$84,568
Married Families$73,269-
Non Families$36,530$57,714

Cape Canaveral Marital Status

Cape Canaveral Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape Canaveral Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Cape Canaveral Marital Status by Race

Cape Canaveral Veterans

1,741

Number of Veterans

1,525

Male Veterans

216

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam680
Korea263
Second Gulf War225
First Gulf War184
World War II36
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74595
75+504
55 to 64293
35 to 54200
18 to 34149
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,68819.04%
Hispanic5717.33%
2 or More2314.74%
Black2011.70%
Other1021.74%

$Cape Canaveral Veterans by Education

7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape Canaveral Employment Status

48.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cape Canaveral Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

18.27%

Born in Florida

94.38%

Native Born

5.62%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.38% of Cape Canaveral residents were born in the United States, with 18.27% having been born in Florida. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,641960.91%
201910,545960.92%
201810,449520.50%
201710,397960.93%
201610,3011421.40%
201510,1591491.49%
201410,010480.48%
20139,962170.17%
20129,945370.37%
20119,908-38-0.38%
20109,9461,1171.20%
20008,8298150.97%
19908,0142,2813.41%
19805,7331,4753.02%
19704,2580.00%