Brevard Metro Area

  1. Brevard Metro Area Legal Resources
  2. Brevard Metro Area Statistics
  3. Brevard Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Brevard Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Brevard Metro Area Family Information
  6. Brevard Metro Area Education Information
  7. Brevard Metro Area Business Information
  8. Brevard Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Brevard Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Brevard Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Brevard Metro Area Counties
  12. Brevard Metro Area Cities


Brevard Metro Area Legal Resources

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Brevard Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 29,334
  • Land Area (2000): 980.026 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 5.610 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 15,553

Brevard Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 21,760 36.92%
 Rural, Farm 801 1.36%
 Rural, Non-farm 36,374 61.72%

Brevard Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Employment Information

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Brevard Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 11,790 11,367 423 3.59% 36
1991 11,914 11,303 611 5.13% 51
1992 11,963 11,293 671 5.61% 56
1993 11,487 10,911 576 5.01% 50
1994 11,400 10,879 521 4.57% 46
1995 11,073 10,605 468 4.23% 42
1996 11,217 10,863 354 3.16% 32
1997 11,599 11,344 254 2.19% 22
1998 11,723 11,440 283 2.41% 24
1999 11,621 11,403 218 1.88% 19
2000 13,391 12,954 437 3.26% 33
2001 13,260 12,582 678 5.11% 51
2002 13,249 12,290 959 7.24% 73
2003 12,657 11,537 1,120 8.85% 89
2004 12,255 11,398 857 7.00% 70
2005 12,435 11,775 661 5.31% 53
2006 12,669 12,137 532 4.20% 42
2007 13,638 13,142 496 3.63% 37
2008 13,869 13,208 661 4.77% 48
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 13,402 12,820 582 4.34% 43
Feb 2008 13,346 12,709 637 4.77% 48
Mar 2008 13,490 12,883 607 4.50% 45
Apr 2008 13,748 13,182 566 4.12% 41
May 2008 13,960 13,325 635 4.55% 45
Jun 2008 14,354 13,666 688 4.79% 48
Jul 2008 14,461 13,642 819 5.66% 57
Aug 2008 13,968 13,262 706 5.05% 51
Sep 2008 14,089 13,381 708 5.03% 50
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Brevard Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 2,550 18.96%
2. Paper Manufacturing 1,222 9.09%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 794 5.90%
4. Educational Services 572 4.25%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 548 4.07%
6. Chemical Manufacturing 516 3.84%
7. Public Administration 504 3.75%
8. Health Care 480 3.57%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 410 3.05%
10. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 334 2.48%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 334 2.48%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 324 2.41%
13. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 318 2.36%
14. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 282 2.10%
15. Finance and Insurance 274 2.04%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 266 1.98%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 260 1.93%
18. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 252 1.87%
19. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 230 1.71%
20. Repair and Maintenance 216 1.61%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,866 15.86%
2. Educational Services 1,564 13.29%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 1,014 8.62%
4. Food and Beverage Stores 626 5.32%
5. Finance and Insurance 504 4.28%
6. Paper Manufacturing 482 4.10%
7. Social Assistance 434 3.69%
8. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 410 3.48%
9. Public Administration 328 2.79%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 318 2.70%
11. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 300 2.55%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 294 2.50%
13. Department and Other General Stores 288 2.45%
14. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 268 2.28%
15. Construction 214 1.82%
16. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 208 1.77%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 204 1.73%
18. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 178 1.51%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 156 1.33%
20. Private Household Services 154 1.31%

Brevard Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,424 10.59%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 814 6.05%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 736 5.47%
4. Other Management Occupations 668 4.97%
5. Carpenters 654 4.86%
6. Other Construction Trades 586 4.36%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 568 4.22%
8. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 456 3.39%
9. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 442 3.29%
10. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 354 2.63%
11. Vehicle Mechanics 350 2.60%
12. Construction Laborers 320 2.38%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 246 1.83%
14. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 242 1.80%
15. Top Executives 218 1.62%
16. Computer Specialists 212 1.58%
17. Other Health Occupations 190 1.41%
18. Law Enforcement Workers 180 1.34%
19. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 168 1.25%
20. Religious Workers 166 1.23%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 852 7.24%
2. Other Production Occupations 590 5.01%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 566 4.81%
4. Cashiers 542 4.61%
5. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 494 4.20%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 488 4.15%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 486 4.13%
8. Health Technologists and Technicians 454 3.86%
9. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 448 3.81%
10. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 406 3.45%
11. Other Management Occupations 374 3.18%
12. Registered Nurses 360 3.06%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 322 2.74%
14. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 292 2.48%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 272 2.31%
16. Other Personal Care, Not child care 244 2.07%
17. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 230 1.95%
18. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 220 1.87%
19. Personal Appearance Workers 218 1.85%
20. Waiters and Waitresses 214 1.82%

Brevard Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 23,033 47.39%
15-35 hours 5,478 11.27%
1-14 hours 1,448 2.98%
No regular hours 18,649 38.37%

Brevard Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 482 2.01%
5 AM-5:29 AM 536 2.23%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 550 2.29%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,223 5.10%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,742 11.43%
7 AM-7:29 AM 3,803 15.85%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 4,933 20.56%
8 AM-8:29 AM 3,318 13.83%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,416 5.90%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,419 5.91%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 410 1.71%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 228 0.95%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,422 5.93%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,509 6.29%

Brevard Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,028 4.28%
5-9 3,526 14.70%
10-14 4,579 19.09%
15-19 3,731 15.55%
20-24 3,066 12.78%
25-29 1,139 4.75%
30-34 2,807 11.70%
35-39 788 3.28%
40-44 774 3.23%
45-59 1,333 5.56%
60-89 794 3.31%
At least 90 426 1.78%

Brevard Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 14 0.06% 17,055 71.09%
30-44 26 0.11% 4,343 18.10%
45-59 0 0.00% 1,333 5.56%
At least 60 0 0.00% 1,220 5.09%

Brevard Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 74 0.30%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,577 14.51%
 Car / truck / van, solo 19,616 79.58%
 Motorcycle 12 0.05%
 Other 124 0.50%
 Public transportation 40 0.16%
 Walked 548 2.22%
 Worked at home 659 2.67%

Brevard Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 24,740 (56,576 people)
Families (2000): 17,426 (47,730 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 5,769
People at same address in 1995: 32,233

Brevard Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 2,341 9.42%
$10,000-$14,999 1,592 6.41%
$15,000-$19,999 1,807 7.27%
$20,000-$24,999 2,211 8.90%
$25,000-$29,999 1,561 6.28%
$30,000-$34,999 1,662 6.69%
$35,000-$39,999 1,626 6.54%
$40,000-$44,999 1,876 7.55%
$45,000-$49,999 1,613 6.49%
$50,000-$59,999 2,428 9.77%
$60,000-$74,999 2,042 8.22%
$75,000-$99,999 2,366 9.52%
$100,000-$124,999 894 3.60%
$125,000-$149,999 232 0.93%
$150,000-$199,999 376 1.51%
$200,000 or more 220 0.89%

Brevard Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,210 26.06%
 Family, 2 people 4,868 39.51%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 384 3.12%
 Family, 3 people 1,802 14.63%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 39 0.32%
 Family, 4 people 1,317 10.69%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 15 0.12%
 Family, 5 people 474 3.85%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 5 0.04%
 Family, 6 people 145 1.18%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 60 0.49%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Brevard Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 17,245 25.08%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 10,689 15.55%
Public Assistance 554 0.81%
Retirement 7,136 10.38%
Self Employment 3,162 4.60%
Social Security 9,715 14.13%
Supplemental Security 740 1.08%
Wage / Salary 16,306 23.72%
Other 3,209 4.67%

Brevard Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 9,930 67.31%
 With children under 18 4,822 32.69%

Brevard Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,877 8.04%
 Married 16,165 69.28%
 Never Married 4,722 20.24%
 Widowed 570 2.44%

Brevard Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,549 9.82%
 Married 15,878 61.19%
 Never Married 3,791 14.61%
 Widowed 3,730 14.37%

Brevard Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Education Information

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Brevard Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,675 5.70%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 5,645 12.02%
 High school diploma or equivalent 14,095 30.02%
 Some college, no degree 11,253 23.97%
 Associate degree 3,060 6.52%
 Bachelors degree 6,422 13.68%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,796 8.09%

Brevard Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 312 1.06% 416 1.42% 728 2.48%
Kindergarten 695 2.37% 96 0.33% 791 2.70%
Grades 1-4 2,594 8.84% 152 0.52% 2,746 9.36%
Grades 5-8 2,519 8.59% 186 0.63% 2,705 9.22%
Grades 9-12 2,532 8.63% 182 0.62% 2,714 9.25%
Undergrad college 1,611 5.49% 1,156 3.94% 2,767 9.43%
Graduate or professional school 70 0.24% 104 0.35% 174 0.59%
Total 10,333 35.23% 2,292 7.81% 12,625 43.04%

Brevard Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Business Information

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Brevard Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 72 70
2004 90 67

Brevard Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Brevard Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 51,883 90.41%
 Below Poverty Level 5,506 9.59%

Brevard Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 19
Brevard Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Brevard Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,026 10.32%
10-19 Years 3,735 12.73%
20-29 Years 2,984 10.17%
30-39 Years 3,349 11.42%
40-49 Years 4,025 13.72%
50-59 Years 4,016 13.69%
60-69 Years 3,686 12.57%
70-79 Years 2,982 10.17%
80-89 Years 1,286 4.38%
90+ Years 245 0.84%

Brevard Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 14,115 48.12%
 Female 15,219 51.88%

Brevard Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 27,305 93.08%
 African-American 1,228 4.19%
 Hispanic/Latino 298 1.02%
 Multiracial 296 1.01%
 Asian 111 0.38%
 Amerindian 76 0.26%
 Other Race 13 0.04%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.02%

Brevard Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 9,117 20.12%
2. English 7,496 16.54%
3. German 7,272 16.05%
4. Irish 5,990 13.22%
5. Scotch Irish 3,377 7.45%
6. Scottish 2,771 6.12%
7. French Non-Basque 1,563 3.45%
8. Italian 1,344 2.97%
9. Dutch 942 2.08%
10. Polish 698 1.54%

Brevard Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 53,769 96.00%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,051 1.88%
3. French 310 0.55%
4. Arabic 196 0.35%
5. German 136 0.24%
6. Tagalog 92 0.16%
7. Scandinavian 70 0.12%
8. Gujarathi 70 0.12%
9. Other Slavic 66 0.12%
10. Italian 58 0.10%

Brevard Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 57,591 97.72%
 Naturalized immigrant 756 1.28%
 Not a citizen 588 1.00%

Brevard Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Brevard Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Brevard Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

Transylvania County    

Brevard Metro Area Cities

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