Brevard County
Facts and Figures

Economy

Brevard County has a vibrant economy combining high-tech and other industry with tourism, agriculture, and other serviceA picture of the Space Shuttle. businesses and organizations. Brevard County is the home of the Kennedy Space Center and our nation's space shuttle launch site. For additional information, you may wish to visit the Melbourne/Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce, or the Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, or the Titusville Chamber of Commerce.

Demographics

Brevard County is home to 460,977 people residing in fifteen municipalities and unincorporated areas (based on U.S. Census Bureau information).

 

A picture of a map of Brevard County.

Education

Brevard County’s public, and numerous private, elementary and secondary schools provide a high quality education and are consistently rated above the state average. Brevard Community College, with campuses in the north, central, and south areas of the county, along with an extension of the University of Central Florida, provide an outstanding educational environment. Florida Institute of Technology has a full campus in the south end of the county. Barry University School of Law is located in Orlando, which is approximately 35 miles west of Titusville.

Recreation

From the Canaveral National Seashore Park in the north of the county to Sebastian Inlet State Park at the southern tip of the county, there are miles and miles of sandy beaches for recreation. The parks and recreation departments of the county and various municipalities, along with private business concerns, operate recreational facilities such as golf courses, racquetball courts, ball fields, skateboard parks, an ice-skating rink, beach and lake-side parks.

A picture of a cruise ship entering Port Canaveral.

A picture of the vehicle assembly building and rocket.

Brevard County is the spring training home of the Washington Nationals baseball team. Port Canaveral’s thriving cruiseship industry, along with the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA, and Astronaut Hall of Fame, provide wonderful recreational opportunities. The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts provides a wide variety of musical, theatrical, and intellectual fare on a year-round basis. Additionally, world famous Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios and other popular attractions are within one and one-half hours driving time.

Other Brevard County Agencies

Brevard County Government
Brevard County Clerk of Court
Local Law Enforcement Agencies

Cities Within Brevard County

City of Cocoa
City of Cocoa Beach
Town of Indialantic
City of Indian Harbour Beach
City of Melbourne
City of Melbourne Beach
Town of Melbourne Village
City of Palm Bay
City of Rockledge
City of Satellite Beach
City of Titusville
City of West Melbourne

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