Brevard County

Brevard County, Florida

400 South St County Courthouse
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: (321) 264-6942
Fax: (321) 633-2115

On central east coast of FL, east of Orlando; organized as Saint Lucie County Mar 14, 1844 from Mosquito County; name changed Jan 6, 1855. Name Origin: For Theodore Washington Brevard (1804-77), FL state comptroller (1853-61)

Area (sq mi):: 1556.95 (land 1018.19; water 538.76) Population per square mile: 521.80
Population 2005: 531,250 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 11.60%; 1990-2000 19.40% Population 2000: 476,230 (White 83.70%; Black or African American 8.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.60%; Asian 1.50%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 41.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,484; median household $40,099; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,925-$28,669
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Palm Bay (88,758)
  • Melbourne (75,366)
  • Titusville County seat (42,614)
  • Rockledge (23,295)
  • Cocoa (16,693)
  • West Melbourne (13,797)
  • Cocoa Beach (12,588)

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