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Brevard County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Brevard County is 548,891, which is 15.26% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Brevard County population density is 352.53 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 294.44 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Brevard County is white, which represent 83.20% of the total population. The average Brevard County education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 548,891. #10

Population Growth Since 2000, #43

Brevard County
15.26%
Florida
21.14%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #15

Brevard County
352.53 per square mile
Florida
294.44 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:456,683 (83.20%, #26)
Black:56,026 (10.21%, #41)
Hispanic:48,070 (8.76%, #34)
Asian:12,200 (2.22%, #16)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,019 (0.37%, #33)
One Race, Other:7,036 (1.28%, see rank)
Two or More Races:14,927 (2.72%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:7,463 (15.53%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:20,114 (41.84%, see rank)
Cuban:5,539 (11.52%, see rank)
Central American:3,698 (7.69%, see rank)
South American:6,588 (13.71%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:3,836 (31.44%, see rank)
Chinese:2,524 (20.69%, see rank)
Filipino:2,203 (18.06%, see rank)
Japanese:499 (4.09%, see rank)
Korean:742 (6.08%, see rank)
Vietnamese:1,073 (8.80%, see rank)
Asian, Other:1,323 (10.84%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

469,755 (85.58%) out of the total population of 548,891 reported first ancestry.

 Brevard County% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab2,4100.44%, see rank0.57%0.56%
Czech2,7450.50%, see rank0.29%0.47%
Danish1,8520.34%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch9,2481.68%, see rank1.01%1.40%
English59,57510.85%, see rank7.46%8.02%
French24,8954.54%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German84,82615.45%, see rank10.48%15.03%
Greek3,0720.56%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian3,2710.60%, see rank0.53%0.46%
Irish77,81214.18%, see rank9.35%10.80%
Italian45,3798.27%, see rank6.10%5.52%
Norwegian4,8880.89%, see rank0.60%1.42%
Polish17,0293.10%, see rank2.49%3.01%
Portuguese2,4370.44%, see rank0.36%0.44%
Russian4,4190.81%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6,4491.17%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish13,5622.47%, see rank1.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African1,9830.36%, see rank0.68%0.95%
Swedish6,2291.13%, see rank0.77%1.27%
Swiss1,1530.21%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian1,6410.30%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American62,29811.35%, see rank8.87%7.12%
Welsh3,8920.71%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 268,364 (48.89%, see rank)
Females: 280,527 (51.11%, see rank)

Brevard County
Male: 48.89%
Female: 51.11%
Florida
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Brevard County
46.30 years old
Florida
41.20 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Brevard County
44.90 years old
Florida
39.80 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Brevard County
47.60 years old
Florida
42.70 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Brevard County% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years26,2164.78%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years29,1245.31%, see rank5.69%6.51%
10 to 14 years29,7165.41%, see rank5.86%6.59%
15 to 19 years32,2765.88%, see rank6.16%6.85%
20 to 24 years31,1255.67%, see rank6.69%7.13%
25 to 34 years57,05810.40%, see rank12.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years59,04610.76%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years86,36415.73%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years79,95814.57%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years62,28511.35%, see rank9.80%7.64%
75 to 84 40,6247.40%, see rank5.88%4.25%
85 years and over15,0992.75%, see rank2.49%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Brevard CountyFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population400,434, 100%13,561,596209,056,129
Less Than High School38,202, 9.54%, see rank13.55%13.67%
High School Graduate118,551, 29.61%, see rank29.67%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree136,932, 34.20%, see rank30.02%29.09%
Bachelor Degree66,517, 16.61%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree40,232, 10.05%, see rank9.62%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.67, see rank13.4213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Brevard County FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten13,51369.59%30.41%67.86%32.14%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)47,03588.36%, see rank11.64%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)25,31688.81%, see rank11.19%, see rank89.75%10.25%90.60%9.40%
College29,19377.57%, see rank22.43%, see rank78.64%21.36%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School5,13649.49%, see rank50.51%, see rank57.31%42.69%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Brevard CountyFloridaU.S.
Total Households221,582, 100%7,217,508116,211,092
Average Household Size2.45, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households66,413, 29.97%, see rank28.99%27.57%
2 or More Person Households155,169, 70.03%, see rank71.01%72.43%
Family Households (Families)141,708, 63.95%, see rank64.43%66.22%
Average Family Size3.12, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family106,355, 48.00%, see rank46.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households79,874, 36.05%, see rank35.57%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Brevard County%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total463,835see rank16,048,765252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over224,716100%, see rank7,772,434123,281,364
Never Married67,63530.10%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married118,95852.94%, see rank50.83%52.04%
Widowed8,5103.79%, see rank3.18%2.57%
Divorced29,61313.18%, see rank11.37%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over239,119100%, see rank8,276,331129,692,771
Never Married52,51121.96%, see rank27.39%29.48%
Married119,91850.15%, see rank47.36%49.19%
Widowed29,78112.45%, see rank10.81%9.16%
Divorced36,90915.44%, see rank14.45%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Brevard County%FloridaU.S.
Native500,65791.21%, see rank80.43%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence177,14332.27%, see rank35.70%58.73%
Born in Different State307,69556.06%, see rank41.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
15,8192.88%, see rank3.30%1.42%
Foreign Born48,2348.79%, see rank19.57%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship30,3135.52%, see rank10.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship17,9213.26%, see rank9.45%7.09%
Born In Europe10,4341.90%, see rank1.97%1.53%
Born In Asia10,0621.83%, see rank2.02%3.82%
Born In Africa1,4090.26%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania2010.04%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America22,8684.17%, see rank14.66%6.83%
Born In Northern America3,2600.59%, see rank0.56%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Brevard County%FloridaU.S.
English194,41487.74%, see rank72.73%79.39%
Spanish14,4636.53%, see rank19.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8,4223.80%, see rank5.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3,2941.49%, see rank1.65%3.36%
Other9890.45%, see rank0.65%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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