Economic and Demographic Data

The area known as "North Brevard" is an approximately 200-square mile rectangle located in the northern part of Brevard County, in east central Florida.  Consisting of the communities of Mims, Port St. John, Scottsmoor, and the City of Titusville, the region is bordered to the west by the St. John's River - one of only three rivers in the world that flow north - and the Indian River Lagoon and Atlantic Ocean to the east. 

Economic Assessment​



The North Brevard Economic Assessment considers local economic conditions, current economic activity, future trends and developments, community attributes, and development capacities of the region. 

 

 

 

2015 U S Census Report

 

The North Brevard region is part of the Titusville/Melbourne/Palm Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).  The following information on Brevard County and the City of Titusville was compiled during the last decenial count by the U.S. Census Bureau.

 

Brevard  County:

 

 

City of Titusville:

 

 

 

Community Data Profile

 

Prepared by the North Brevard Economic Development Zone (NBEDZ), this four-page profile lists the region's largest employers, key financial institutions, tax rate, and summary labor force statistics.

 

 

 

Workforce Statistics​



The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) compiles monthly and quarterly data on employment, wages, layoffs, and projections on the greater North Brevard region (listed as the "Palm Bay" geography).  Click here to access the DEO database:

 

 

 

 

Employment hiring and recruitment assistance and other workforce services for industry are available through Brevard Career Source.

 

 

 

 

 

Major Industries and

Key Suppliers

 

The presence of a diversified, local economy is evident in the 2016 North Brevard Manufacturers and Suppliers Directory

 

This guide, containing contact information on more than 50 firms in the area, encourages local industry to use existing firms for supplies and goods.

Retail Trade Area Profile ​



The North Brevard Retail Trade Area extends from portions of the City of Cocoa to the south and the northern part of Merritt Island to the jurisdiction line between Brevard and Volusia Counties to the north.

 

 

 

 

AGS Demographic Report

 

Using the eight postal zip codes that comprise North Brevard Retail Trade Area - 32780 and 32796 for Titusville, 32927 for Port St. John, 32754 for Mims, 32759 for Scottsmoor, 32706 for west North Brevard, 32953 for north Merritt Island, and 32926 for the northern portion of Cocoa - consulting firm Research 360 generated a demographic model, using data compiled from Applied Geographic Services (AGS).

 

 

 

 

 

Local Industry Impacts

 

The latest annual reports from NASA's Kennedy Space Center and Port Canaveral, listing activities and economic impact on the North Brevard region.

 

Kennedy Space Center:

 

 

Port Canaveral: