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Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, in the Palm Bay-Melbourne metro area.
The community name derives from Spanish for "place of roots or cane"
The latitude of Cape Canaveral is 28.405N. The longitude is -80.605W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,509.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cape Canaveral demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brevard County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Melbourne area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 32931 ZIP code.
19% of Cape Canaveral residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cape Canaveral ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cape Canaveral was $23,537, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Cape Canaveral residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cape Canaveral, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $497. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $845.
Libraries in Cape Canaveral include Cape Canaveral Public Library ... View libraries
Brevard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cape Canaveral political report.
The average commute time for Cape Canaveral workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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