Rockledge, Florida Population 2024

28,790

Rockledge is a city located in Brevard County Florida. Rockledge has a 2024 population of 28,790. Rockledge is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 3.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,704 in 2020.

The average household income in Rockledge is $94,811 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rockledge is 45.9 years, 43.1 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Rockledge Demographics

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

  • White: 76.58%
  • Black or African American: 13.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • Other race: 3.01%
  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
12.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,373.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.92% (1,086)
The current population of Rockledge, Florida is 28,790 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,704.

Rockledge, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,29576.58%
Black or African American3,83113.78%
Two or more races1,3404.82%
Other race8383.01%
Asian4441.6%
Native American600.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rockledge Population by Race

Rockledge Population Pyramid 2024

Rockledge Median Age

45.9

Total

43.1

Male

48.3

Female

Rockledge Adults

There are 23,042 adults, (5,981 of whom are seniors) in Rockledge.

Rockledge Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockledge Sex Ratio

Female14,25951.28%
Male13,54948.72%

Rockledge Population by Age

Rockledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,0112.4980.319.7
Married5,6103.0488.811.2
Non Family3,5231.1970.729.3
Female1,3213.466.433.6
Male5573.0988.911.1
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3

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rockledge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rockledge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockledge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 96.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.43%.

Rockledge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,972

Average Earnings

$50,418

Average Male

$41,665

Average Female

Rockledge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockledge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rockledge Language

90.86% of Rockledge residents speak only English, while 9.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.45% of the population.

Rockledge Language

Rockledge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,3261,4627.56%
Black3,8092255.91%
Hispanic2,8461665.83%
Multiple1,330876.54%
Other838728.59%
Asian444378.33%
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7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.2%

Male Poverty Rate

9.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockledge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockledge is Other, with 8.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockledge is Hispanic, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.08%.

Rockledge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.81%
Less Than 9th Grade9.29%
Some College5.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.68%
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Rockledge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.98%
Female Employed3.42%
Male Employed2.11%
Male Unemployed
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Rockledge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockledge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rockledge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockledge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rockledge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rockledge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rockledge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,332

Number of Veterans

3,160

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

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Rockledge Veterans by War

count

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Rockledge Veterans by Age

count

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Rockledge Veterans by Race

Rockledge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockledge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rockledge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rockledge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rockledge 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

38.68%

Born in Rockledge

93.81%

Native Born

6.19%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

4.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.81% of Rockledge residents were born in the United States, with 38.68% having been born in Florida. 1.52% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202929,5401500.51%
202829,3901500.51%
202729,2401500.52%
202629,0901500.52%
202528,9401500.52%
202428,7901500.52%
202328,6401500.53%
202228,4901500.53%
202128,3406362.3%
202027,704-474-1.68%
201928,1785592.02%
201827,6192080.76%
201727,4115091.89%
201626,9024271.61%
201526,4755232.02%
201425,9524241.66%
201325,5281550.61%
201225,3731490.59%
201125,2242541.02%
201024,9704,80023.8%
200020,1704,14725.88%
199016,0234,14634.91%
198011,8771,35412.87%
197010,5237,042202.3%
19603,481
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Rockledge Population by Year