Rockledge is a city located in Brevard County Florida. With a 2020 population of 28,228, it is the 147th largest city in Florida and the 1620th largest city in the United States. Rockledge is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,739 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Rockledge has a population density of 2,327 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rockledge is $80,582 with a poverty rate of 7.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,333 per month, and the median house value is $226,800. The median age in Rockledge is 45.2 years, 41.4 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockledgewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 51.85%.
92.36% of Rockledge residents speak only English, while 7.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockledge is Black, with 13.17% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockledge is Hispanic, with 2.36% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.46%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rockledge
94.37% of Rockledge residents were born in the United States, with 37.56% having been born in Florida. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.