Rockledge, FL

Rockledge profile

Living in Rockledge

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 27,678 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Rockledge is the 114th 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockledge who work in office and administrative support (15.17%), management occupations (12.08%), and sales jobs (9.93%).

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 education level of Rockledge citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.00% of adults in Rockledge have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rockledge in 2018 was $33,685, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,740 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 Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Rockledge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.