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Brevard offers affordable housing with median house prices at $326,350. We have a diverse and growing economy with opportunities in tourism, aerospace, manufacturing, professional and medical services leading the way.
Published by the Milken Institute, the Palm Bay, Melbourne, Titusville area Ranked #5 in 2022 of Best Performing Cities. The report notes our area owes much of its economic success to a diversified, high-tech industrial base, including aerospace and defense industries whose growth has been heavily stimulated by the development of the nearby John F. Kennedy Space Center and the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Major employers include L3 Harris, Renesas Electronics, and Raytheon Technologies. Thanks to its specialty in defense and semiconductors, the city was ranked as the fourthlargest city for manufacturing in the US and has the largest concentration of STEM-related jobs in Florida.36 The region also hosts the Florida Institute of Technology’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design facility and R&D center, providing research support and employment.