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Brevard County
  • County in Florida

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade A
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Brevard County is located in Florida with a population of 594,001. Brevard County is one of the best places to live in Florida. In Brevard County, most residents own their homes. In Brevard County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Brevard County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brevard County are above average.

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Population
594,001

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$220,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,111
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    426.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    48.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    89.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    522.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,188.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    195.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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