With a sunny average temperature of 72°F throughout the year, 72 miles of pristine beaches and a national ranking as one of the most affordable places to live, who wouldn’t want to call Brevard County home?
The current county population of 534,359 is projected to climb to 620,000 by 2020. The area has attracted and continues to bring in residents from all walks of life, from sun and beach-town lovers to engineers and high-technology professionals.
Brevard County’s communities are as diverse as it comes, from mainland living in a more rural setting in such communities as Malabar and Mims to beachfront lifestyles along the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River in Cocoa, Indian Harbour Beach and Melbourne. Single-family homes in the county represent around 65 percent of the housing market, while spacious condominium residences make up the additional 35 percent.
The county’s median home price has greatly decreased since 2005 to approximately $202,500. The majority of single-family homes and condominium units are reasonably priced, whether on the mainland or along the beaches. Housing prices run along a wide spectrum, ranging anywhere between $30,000 and more than $500,000. Newer, larger homes usually start around $200,000, while the more mature homes of the county can be priced below $90,000. Additionally, sizable condominium residences with resort amenities overlooking the area’s vast beaches can be found for anywhere between $100,000 and $130,000.
Brevard communities, including the quickly expanding Suntree and Viera area, are continually growing each year. Each community enjoys proximity to all of the county’s top amenities, including educational facilities, medical centers, beaches, shopping districts and popular attractions, among other features. All of this and more have made Brevard County one of the most attractive places in the country to live for a lifetime.