Rockledge, Florida Population 2020

28,755
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Rockledge is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 28,755, it is the 92nd largest city in Florida and the 1336th largest city in the United States. Rockledge is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 15.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,926 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Rockledge has a population density of 2,371 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockledge is $77,981 with a poverty rate of 10.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,244 per month, and the median house value is $180,500. The median age in Rockledge is 45.5 years, 43.1 years for males, and 47.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Rockledge Demographics

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

  • White: 80.11%
  • Black or African American: 13.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Asian: 2.35%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockledge, Florida is 28,755, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,926.

Rockledge, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,55580.11%
Black or African American3,59213.35%
Two or More Races7732.87%
Asian6332.35%
Some Other Race2901.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.23%
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Rockledge Population Pyramid 2020

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Rockledge Median Age

45.5


Total

43.1


Male

47.2


Female

Rockledge Adults

There are 21,647 adults, (5,897 of whom are seniors) in Rockledge.

Rockledge Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockledge Sex Ratio

Female

13,801

51.29%

Male

13,105

48.71%

Rockledge Households and Families

Rockledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockledge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female57.1%42.9%
Male44.7%55.3%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5192.5477.1
Married5,7163.0583.6
Non Family3,4381.2475.7
Female9623.7457.1
Male4033.544.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Rockledge Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3601.79%
9th to 12th Grade9084.53%
High School Graduate5,53327.59%
Some College4,40821.98%
Associates Degree2,74513.69%
Bachelors Degree3,63018.10%
Graduate Degree2,47312.33%
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Rockledge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,16114,3044,503
Black2,5532,428927
Hispanic1,5371,346358
Asian531436211
Multiple Races39539579
Other Race18618681
Native American453413

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 43.55%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,316$41,472$31,190
Less Than High School$22,216$21,335$
High School Grad$25,727$32,822$23,058
Some College$34,310$41,371$24,787
Bachelors Degree$57,150$70,145$46,250
Graduate Degree$63,068$87,031$49,767

$39,316

Average Earnings

$41,472

Average Male

$31,190

Average Female

Rockledge Language

Rockledge Language by Age

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Rockledge Language

91.19% of Rockledge residents speak only English, while 8.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.71% of the population.

Rockledge Poverty

Rockledge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,3111,8649.65%
Black3,57152914.81%
Hispanic2,65227910.52%
Other29013847.59%
Multiple756405.29%
Asian633406.32%

10.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

10.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockledge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockledge is Other, with 47.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockledge is Multiple, with 5.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.16%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.57%
Some College11.36%
High School11.32%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.12%
Male Unemployed39.94%
Male Employed5.07%
Female Employed4.42%

Rockledge Income

Rockledge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,280$77,981
Families$78,750$89,019
Married Families$84,813-
Non Families$42,217$53,455
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Rockledge Marital Status

Rockledge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

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 Veterans

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3,440

Number of Veterans

3,249

Male Veterans

191

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,097
Vietnam1,017
Second Gulf War706
Korea426
World War II108
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54926
75+836
55 to 64793
65 to 74670
18 to 34215
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,77915.79%
Black46016.79%
Hispanic21812.19%
Other7832.37%
Asian7614.31%
2 or More4711.19%

Rockledge Veterans by Education

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6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockledge Employment Status

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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36.23%

Born in Florida

93.71%

Native Born

6.29%

Foreign Born

1.93%

Non Citizen

4.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.71% of Rockledge residents were born in the United States, with 36.23% having been born in Florida. 1.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,7555201.84%
201928,2355201.88%
201827,7152901.06%
201727,4255201.93%
201626,9054281.62%
201526,4775302.04%
201425,9474231.66%
201325,5241490.59%
201225,3751510.60%
201125,2242491.00%
201024,9754,8052.16%
200020,1704,1472.33%
199016,0234,1463.04%
198011,8771,3541.22%
197010,5237,04211.70%
19603,4810.00%