Rockledge, Florida Population 2022

28,228
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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.

Rockledge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockledgewas:

  • White: 78.91%
  • Black or African American: 14.50%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockledge, Florida is 28,228 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,739.

Rockledge, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Rockledge Population by Race

Rockledge Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockledge Median Age

47.2


Total

44.3


Male

49


Female

Rockledge Adults

There are 22,734 adults, (5,952 of whom are seniors) in Rockledge.

Rockledge Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockledge Sex Ratio

Female

13,942

50.26%

Male

13,797

49.74%

Rockledge Population by Age

Rockledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockledge Household Types

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockledge Households and Families

3.04

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Rockledge Households by Type

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Rockledge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockledge Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Rockledge Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,600

Average Earnings

$41,469

Average Male

$33,740

Average Female

Rockledge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockledge Language by Age

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Rockledge Language

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.

Rockledge Language

Rockledge Poverty by Race

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7.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.40%

Male Poverty Rate

9.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockledge

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%.

Rockledge Poverty

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Rockledge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rockledge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockledge Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Rockledge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockledge Married by Age and Sex

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Rockledge 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.

Rockledge Marital Status by Race

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Rockledge Marital Status

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3,388

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Rockledge Veterans by War

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Rockledge Veterans by Age

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Rockledge Veterans by Race

Rockledge Veterans by Education

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4.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockledge Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rockledge Employment by Age

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Rockledge Employment by Race

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Rockledge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.56%

Born in Rockledge

94.37%

Native Born

5.63%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

4.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Rockledge Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Rockledge Population by Year