The average foreclosed house sold for $70,000 down from $81,000 in 2009. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the largest employer in the county with 15,000 contractors and civil servants. About 9.1% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those aged 65 or over. This map shows the incorporated and unincorporated areas in Brevard County, Florida, highlighting Cocoa in red. [220], In 2013, there were 1,611 private charities registered in the county. In 2009, a nursing home private room averaged $79,023 annually, semi-private $74,643, private one-bedroom assisted living $39,000. Additional waterways include Lake Washington, Lake Poinsett, Lake Winder, Sawgrass Lake, the St. Johns River, and the Banana River. It is bordered on the north by Palm Beach County and the City of Boca Raton, on the west by Hendry and Collier Counties, on the south by Miami-Dade County, and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Total foreclosures rose from 2,200 in 2009 to 4,100 in 2010.[157]. It reached a maximum employment of 254,514 in 2006.[206]. Doctor Phillips. [177], There are 40 4-H-related clubs in the county, including livestock- and pet-related and after-school clubs. [224], The Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation is unique for being a local organization only. Each Commissioner must be a resident of the district for which he or she seeks election. 38% of groceries were purchased at Publix, 30% at Wal-Mart superstores, and 7% at Winn-Dixie. On August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew passed through Miami-Dade county causing $100 million in damage in Broward County and leaving at least a dozen residents homeless as a result of storm related fires. The per capita income for the county was $27,606. There were 475 staff members.[117]. It was created with a custom script with US Census Bureau data and modified with Inkscape. [112] In 2008, the public defender had a staff of 45 lawyers in Brevard who handled about 24,000 cases annually. Profiles for 282 cities, towns and other populated places in Broward County Florida. [83][84][85], Municipality populations are based on the 2015 5-year American Community Survey.[86][87]. [185] In 2013, a city manager estimated that 20% of income from tourism comes during spring break.[186]. They are rare, a protected species. As of 2010[update], Haitians made up the largest population of immigrants, with Jamaicans coming in second, Colombians in third, followed by Cuban exiled refugees in fourth place, then Peruvians, Venezuelans, Brazilians, Dominicans, Canadians, and Mexicans being the tenth highest group of expatriates. In the year 2000, US census reported a total population 1,623,018. In the year 2015–2016, they responded to 11,383 trauma calls. 8 tech center in the United States by Bizjournals. [103] Delinquent taxes were $36 million in 2008. [49], According to the 2010 U.S. Census,[57] Broward County is the 9th largest county with same sex households. [198], The annual Grant Seafood Festival attracts as many as 50,000 people for the two-day February event. Malabar * Melbourne Beach * Melbourne * Melbourne Village * … Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport serves as the primary airport of the Broward County area. This grand subdivision sits on the front 9 holes of the pristine four-star-rated Viera East Golf Course. Cities and towns charged from $36 to $77.52 per household annually. – HistoryMiami Museum", "Broward County History | See The Historical Timeline from 1400 BC",,, "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990", Notes on Florida Geography, Florida International University, "Tire reef off Florida proves a disaster - U.S. news - Environment - NBC News", "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990", "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. 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Although Brevard County is located along Florida's eastern peninsula, because of associated weather patterns, it is less frequently hit by direct hurricane landfalls than are portions of the Panhandle or South Florida. Motorists, usually, encounter swarms of these while driving during a four-week period. [2] Brevard County comprises the Palm Bay–Melbourne–Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area. [27], According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 1,323 square miles (3,430 km2), of which 1,210 square miles (3,100 km2) is land and 113 square miles (290 km2) (8.5%) is water.[29]. But because of the threat of storm surge, the beach community on the barrier island is often required to evacuate well in advance of the storm. The county ranked 17th for per capita income, out of Florida's 67 counties. Brevard County has two unique election districts. [184], In 2009, there were 2.4 million overnight visitors in the county. The Brevard Cultural Alliance (BCA) maintains an event calendar[195] and a map of sites of historic, cultural, and ecological interest. The Commission appoints a County Manager, who executes the will of the Commission. Waste Pro has five of the remaining municipal contracts. [254] In 2011, the average homeowner paid $57 annually to fund the maintenance of these sites. [217][218], In 2011, Wells Fargo, with $1.9 billion in local deposits, had 26% share of the business; SunTrust $1.3 billion, 17%; Bank of America $1.2 billion, 16%; Regions Bank $408 million, 5%; and JPMorgan Chase $379 million, 5%. [62] Native trees include cabbage palm (the state tree of Florida), fringetree, coral bean, sweet acacia, geiger tree,[63] firebush, beautyberry, coral honeysuckle, and blanket flower. Brevard county is named for Doctor Ephriam Brevard, writer of the so-called Mecklenberg (N.C.) Declaration of Independence, or Theodore Washington Brevard, state comptroller, 1854, 1855-1860. ", "Pollen season forecast to be a potent one", "Edible Plants of Central Florida – Titusville, Florida", "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990", "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. The following are considered state officials but are elected and paid by the county: Since redistricting following the 2010 U.S. Census, Brevard County has been part of Florida's 8th congressional district. The Center directly spent $1.82 billion in the county. There were 22,600 leisure and hospitality workers in the county in 2006. Profiles for 174 cities, towns and other populated places in Orange County Florida. (2004's Charley was an exception). The Technological Research and Development Authority, based on the Space Coast, delivers technologies to schools and small businesses throughout the state of Florida. Brevard County, Florida Central Florida Coastal Cities. Incorporated Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places in Charlotte County. In 2009, they employed a total of 2,000 civilian federal workers. [61], Live oak trees, various grasses, and juniper plants were sufficiently common to generate pollen noticeable by some people in February 2011. The restored area is a tourist attraction and an economic magnet. The Apollo/Saturn V Center displays an example of the largest rocket ever launched. The county seat is Fort Lauderdale. Where available, residents were obligated to hook into the system. Von D. Mizell and black business owners petitioned the County Commission to make a county beach available to African Americans; at the time the beaches in Broward County, as elsewhere in Florida, were for whites only. In May 2009, the Palm Bay-Melbourne area was ranked as the No. Two locally headquartered builders, Mercedes Homes and Holiday, were among the top 30 in the nation. They buried the small bones of the deceased with the rest of the body, and put the larger bones in a box for the village people to see. 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It was created with a custom script with US Census Bureau data and modified with Inkscape. or less. The county is named after Theodore Washington Brevard, an early Florida settler and state comptroller. Conway. Broward approved the construction of Osborne Reef, an artificial reef made of tires off the Fort Lauderdale beach, but it has proven an environmental disaster. The county government has historically labeled the beach areas differently. Adult day care (44 hours) was cheaper at $12,870 annually, as was a home health aide "licensed-only" $38,896. For high-schoolers looking to prepare themselves for college, the library offers college readiness & SAT/ACT prep courses. As of 2010[update], 63.44% of all residents spoke English as their first language, while 22.22% spoke Spanish, 5.42% French Creole (mostly Haitian Creole), 1.48% Portuguese, 1.41% French, and 0.59% of the population spoke Italian as their mother language. A home health aide, Medicare-certified, was $88,660, substantially higher than the Florida average of $51,480. There are two predominant reasons for this. Profiles for 187 cities, towns and other populated places in Brevard County Florida. Each year the Commission elects a mayor and vice mayor. The county houses 31 municipalities comprised of 24 incorporated cities and a plethora of unincorporated areas. [262], The county controls six Wastewater Treatment Facilities: Mims (900,000 US gallons (3,400,000 l; 750,000 imp gal)/day), Port St. John (500,000 US gallons (1,900,000 l; 420,000 imp gal)/day), South Central (Viera) (12,000,000 US gallons (45,000,000 l; 10,000,000 imp gal)/day), South Beaches, and Barefoot Bay area. Of these, a majority, 3.002, were under the jurisdiction of the sheriff's department. [196], The annual Florida Key Lime Pie Festival is held beach side every Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The South Beaches is a term that measures direction south from the dividing line of Patrick Space Force Base, and includes South Patrick Shores, Satellite Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Indialantic, and Melbourne Beach. The Mid Reach includes the 7.6 miles (12.2 km) in Satellite Beach. The Space Coast Early Intervention Center is a nationally recognized not-for-profit pre-school and therapeutic center that offers care and aids with the development of small children with special needs. A street grid stretches throughout Broward County. [145], After various insurance companies pulled out of Florida after their losses from the 2004 hurricane season, property insurance became a major concern for many homeowners. Bay Lake * Belle Isle * Bithlo. About 8.7% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over. [181], In 2008, tourists spent $2.89 billion in the county. It has been designated as a National Historic Landmark. The South Reach includes the 3.8 miles (6.1 km) in Indialantic and Melbourne Beach. The Brevard County government had annual expenditures just over $1 billion in the fiscal year 2009–2010, exclusive of the municipalities. They also seek out financial assistance Nevertheless, prices are surging. This is almost twice the national average. [25] The possibility of storm surge is diminished when the storm comes across the state instead of directly from the Atlantic. [223], In 2013, the County Health Department Director issued a caution about the potential danger of flesh-eating bacteria that inhabit inland estuaries. Meetings can also be viewed via webcasting at [212] In March 2010, there were 33, 500 people out of work. The Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park and Cultural Center features a museum with artifacts and time line of the civil rights movement and the story of Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore, civil rights leaders who were killed when their home was bombed. [78], U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Ethnic/Race Demographics:[79][80], In 2010, 8.3% of the population considered themselves to be of only "American" ancestry (regardless of race or ethnicity. In 2008 the company announced plans to replace the plant with a more efficient natural gas-powered plant in 2013 with a 1,250 megawatt capacity, which can supply 250,000 homes or businesses. 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Broward county libraries provide endless amount of resources to the public. [29], The following storms did not affect Brevard County with hurricane-force winds: Floyd (September 15, 1999),[30] and Irene (October 16, 1999). [60] Without the implementation of the new testing campaign, the reported numbers of new diagnoses would have probably been lower. Health Outreach Prevention & Education (HOPE) is a network of community partners working together to provide care for people without insurance, and for children with special needs. Christmas. Florida Power & Light maintains an oil-fired generating plant at Sharpes; it generates 800 megawatts (1,100,000 hp), supplying most of the requirements for the county. It voted twice for Ronald Reagan (1980, 1984) and once for George H. W. Bush (1988). The history of Brevard County begins with the prehistory of native cultures living in the area for thousands of years prior to the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century. [162], The number of people working in construction dropped from 2,630 in 2005 to 1,420 in 2010.[163]. Most of this grid is loosely based on three primary eastern municipalities, (from South to North) Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, and Pompano Beach. Coconut Creek * Cooper City * Coral Springs * Dania Beach * Davie * Deerfield Beach * Fort Lauderdale * Franklin Park. Some are early developments, while others are former stations along the main line of the Florida East Coast Railway. [150], 84,401 households in the county (38%) received social security payments in 2009 averaging $16,136 for a total of $1.7 billion annually. [5] Most of the water is the Atlantic Ocean, the St. Johns River and the Indian River Lagoon. 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This change in voting tendencies can be attributed to the large migrations of middle and upper-class snowbirds and transplants from more liberal states, a growing LGBT community, liberal positions on social issues such as abortion and gun control, and naturalized U.S. citizens born in places such as Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, Europe, and Asia. In 1928, the Bay Mabel Harbor (now the Port Everglades channel) was opened. In the 1980s the Broward County Commission adopted a policy of having all populated places in the county be part of a municipality. Brevard County works together with the federal and state government to control pollution and preserve wetlands and coastal areas through lands dedicated to conservation and wildlife protection. Males had a median income of $48,191 versus $33,276 for females. This revenue is spent on beach improvements, visitor information centers and website,[187] promotion and advertising, the Brevard Zoo, additional beach improvements and the Space Coast Stadium. Comcast serves the Micco and Palm Bay areas in southern Brevard County. Cape Canaveral * Cocoa Beach * Cocoa * Cocoa West CDP. The median age was 45.5 years. [citation needed], 23% of Brevard County is agricultural-usable for citrus, raising cattle or horses. It has three adult daycare service locations and often provides transportation and funding.[225]. [158] The lowest number of building permits was in 2009, 937. [55], The median income for a household in the county was $51,694, and the median income for a family was $62,619. Dredging for the Intracoastal created 41 spoil islands in the Brevard portion of the Indian River.[7]. In 2008, there were 1,550 permits for residential projects valued at $355.45 million. The county is larger in area than the nation of Samoa and nearly the same size, and population, as Cape Verde. Cocoa Beach is home to 11X World Surfing Champion Kelly Slater. [173] The 2005 base closures included realigning NOTU out of state. [197], An annual February Greek Festival had over 8,000 visitors in 2011. In 2000, with relation to ancestry (excluding the various Hispanic and Latino ancestries), 9.4% were Italian, 7.4% American, 6.8% German, 6.7% Irish, and 4% English ancestry. Snow was seen across all of South Florida as far south as Homestead and even on Miami Beach. In 2012, this raised $8.4 million. Located halfway between Jacksonville and Miami, Brevard County extends 72 miles (116 km) from north to south, and averages 26.5 miles (42.6 km) wide. The County Commission meets in formal session the first four Tuesdays of each month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Broward County Governmental Center. [86] In 2009, 25.7% of residents had an undergraduate degree, below the national average of 27.7%,[87] but the same as the rest of Florida. The Brevard Symphony Orchestra and the Space Coast Ballet offer shows performed by professionals. Indigent defendants can be represented by the office of the elected Public Defender. [45] Bottlenose dolphin are commonly seen in the intercoastal waterway. Date: 5 septembre 2007: Source: My own work, based on public domain information. As such, it was designated with the telephone area code 321, as in 3-2-1 liftoff. The airport is near cruise line terminals at Port Everglades and is popular among tourists bound for the Caribbean. Northward these may compete with salt marshes moving in from the north, depending on the annual weather conditions. They attempt to attract tourists. ", "Activists hope Saturday event will put focus on waterway's plight", "Brevard to decide future of county golf courses", "Home – Merritt Island – U.S. In 2010, 9,000 jobs were expected to be lost from the shuttle and other programs. The County Commission is composed of nine members elected by district. The population density was 1,346 people per square mile (520/km2). [162], Military installations in Brevard County include Patrick Space Force Base, near Satellite Beach, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS), adjacent to the Kennedy Space Center, and the U.S. Air Force Malabar Test Facility on Minton Road in suburban Palm Bay. Incorporated Places have an asterisk (*). FLL is ranked as the 19th busiest airport (in terms of passenger traffic) in the United States, as well as the nation's 14th busiest international air gateway and one of the world's 50 busiest airports. [citation needed], The Brevard Rams and Space Coast Predators were scheduled to play as members of the Florida Football Alliance in 2010. In 2008 and 2012 approximately 67.07% of the electorate voted for Democrat Barack Obama. Local stations licensed to or located in Brevard County include: The following films were filmed (in parts) in Brevard County:[265]. [26], On October 24, 2005, Hurricane Wilma hit South Florida leaving the entire area damaged and causing almost universal power outages. [31], As of the 2015 5-year ACS, Broward County had 1,843,152 people, 670,284 households, and 425,680 families. [43] In 2015, 32.2% of the county's population was foreign born, with 18.14% being naturalized American citizens. Voters rejected expanding the jail on four occasions. It is rather new geologically and at the eastern edge of the Florida Platform, a carbonate plateau created millions of years ago. [59] Broward was the only county in the nation outside the Northeast in which Italian-Americans formed the largest ethnic group in 2000. This has resulted in the county and seven cities having a boat or access to one to aid boaters, or to enforce the law in the water in their jurisdiction. [180], The county raised its room tax to 5% in 2005. There are nine apps available for download: Broward County Library (BCL WoW), Freegal Music, Hoopla, Overdrive, Libby, Axis 360, RBdigital Magazines, Rosetta Stone, and Brainfuse. In the past, Waste Management, Inc has performed the work, not only for the county but for 9 of 16 Brevard municipalities. This list may not reflect recent changes (). [149], In 2010, there were 5,600 civilian government workers in the county. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Two prescribed burns are scheduled today in Malabar and Micco, according to Brevard County officials. 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