Brevard County, Florida Population 2021

Brevard County, Florida's estimated population is 615,420 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brevard County, Florida is the 11th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 543,965 and has seen a growth of 13.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021615,4206,7391.11%
2020608,6816,7391.12%
2019601,9426,7391.13%
2018595,2037,4341.26%
2017587,76910,8951.89%
2016576,87411,1281.97%
2015565,74610,1981.84%
2014555,5485,2930.96%
2013550,2553,2890.60%
2012546,9662,6070.48%
2011544,3593940.07%
2010543,965144,98736.34%
1990398,978126,01946.17%
1980272,95942,95318.67%
1970230,006118,571106.40%
1960111,43587,782371.12%
195023,6537,51146.53%
194016,1422,85921.52%
193013,2834,77856.18%
19208,5053,78880.31%
19104,717-441-8.55%
19005,1581,75751.66%
18903,4011,923130.11%
18801,47826221.55%
18701,216970394.31%
186024610776.98%
18501390.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.11%
County Website
State
Founded
14 March, 1844
County Seat
2010 Population
543,965
Growth Since 2010
13.14%
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Brevard County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White482,98582.49%
Black or African American56,4939.65%
Two or More Races20,6773.53%
Asian13,8542.37%
Some Other Race9,0131.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9610.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5240.09%
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Brevard County, Florida Population by Race

Brevard County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Brevard County, Florida Median Age

47.3


Total

45.4


Male

48.9


Female

Brevard County, Florida Adults

There are 477,754 adults, (137,161 of whom are seniors) in Brevard County, Florida.

Brevard County, Florida Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brevard County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

299,095

51.08%

Male

286,412

48.92%

Brevard County, Florida Population by Age

Brevard County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brevard County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family67%33%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female57.4%42.6%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brevard County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All230,4172.5174.3
Married111,8833.0784.6
Non Family85,0941.2767
Female24,0503.8257.4
Male9,3903.7762.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Brevard County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,6042.21%
9th to 12th Grade24,2825.58%
High School Graduate122,93628.27%
Some College94,82721.81%
Associates Degree52,01011.96%
Bachelors Degree81,15118.66%
Graduate Degree50,01511.50%
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Brevard County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brevard County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White340,715319,759106,678
Black37,90432,0716,855
Hispanic37,84932,59610,484
Asian10,6309,2844,721
2+ Races7,5727,0421,951
Other Race5,5954,6141,235
Native American1,4411,288542
Islander411396118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.41%.

Brevard County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,648$43,555$31,043
Less Than 9th Grade$22,412$25,589$19,925
High School Graduate$28,527$31,389$24,803
Some College$32,219$39,796$28,470
Bachelors Degree$50,853$68,408$41,440
Graduate Degree$73,396$95,777$53,132

$36,648

Average Earnings

$43,555

Average Male

$31,043

Average Female

Brevard County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brevard County, Florida Language by Age

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Brevard County, Florida Language

89.40% of Brevard County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.32% of the population.

Brevard County, Florida Language

Brevard County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White431,04142,8339.94%
Hispanic59,75910,51017.59%
Black55,50010,15518.30%
Multiple20,4673,70118.08%
Other8,9822,38026.50%
Asian13,6451,64712.07%
Native1,93837119.14%

11.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.79%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brevard County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brevard County, Florida is Other, with 26.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brevard County, Florida is White, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.43%.

Brevard County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.48%
High School13.93%
Some College8.70%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%

Brevard County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.86%
Male Unemployed21.66%
Female Employed6.44%
Male Employed5.02%

Brevard County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brevard County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,775$77,091
Families$71,135$91,201
Married Families$82,049$102,956
Non Families$36,246$50,000
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Income by Household Type

Brevard County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brevard County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Brevard County, Florida 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 55-64.

Brevard County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Brevard County, Florida Marital Status

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65,436

Number of Veterans

59,033

Male Veterans

6,403

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24,320
First Gulf War15,860
Second Gulf War11,488
Korea6,908
World War II2,431

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+17,303
65 to 7416,829
55 to 6414,112
35 to 5413,720
18 to 343,472

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White58,57714.55%
Black4,76610.92%
Hispanic4,1879.61%
2+ Races7917.76%
Other Race64510.11%
Asian3352.91%
Native American20712.87%
Islander11526.02%

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Race

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Education

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6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brevard County, Florida Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brevard County, Florida Employment by Age

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Brevard County, Florida Employment by Race

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Brevard County, Florida 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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32.91%

Born in Brevard County, Florida

91.50%

Native Born

8.50%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

5.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.50% of Brevard County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 32.91% having been born in Florida. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brevard County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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