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Rockledge is a city in Brevard County, in the Palm Bay-Melbourne metro area.
The community was named for the presence of coquina rock outcrops
The latitude of Rockledge is 28.350N. The longitude is -80.725W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,239.
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15% of Rockledge residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockledge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockledge was $20,700, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Rockledge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rockledge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $587. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $922.
Brevard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockledge political report.
The average commute time for Rockledge workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rockledge between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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