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 28,227 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Rockledge is the 107th largest community in Florida.
Rockledge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 office and administrative support (12.98%), sales jobs (12.54%), and management occupations (9.88%).
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.
One of the nice things about Rockledge is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The overall education level of Rockledge citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.49% of adults in Rockledge have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rockledge in 2018 was $33,425, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,700 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, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Rockledge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.