Rockledge is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 26,626 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Rockledge is the 107th largest community in Florida.
Rockledge is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rockledge is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockledge who work in sales jobs (14.97%), office and administrative support (12.93%), and management occupations (10.23%).
Also of interest is that Rockledge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Rockledge is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Rockledge is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.16% of adults in Rockledge have a college degree.
The per capita income in Rockledge in 2010 was $29,332, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,328 for a family of four. However, Rockledge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rockledge is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rockledge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockledge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockledge include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Rockledge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.