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Encyclopedia > Cape Canaveral, Florida

Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida, USA. The population was 8,829 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 10,523. [1] Location in the state of Florida Formed 1844 Seat Titusville Area  - Total  - Water 4,032 km² (1,557 mi²) 1,395 km² (539 mi²) 34. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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Description

The city of Cape Canaveral is located at the northern tip of a barrier island on the Atlantic coast of Florida. It is due south of the geographical feature Cape Canaveral (known as Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973), which is on Merritt Island. Port Canaveral is an important port for cruise liners, which take on passengers here for cruises to the Caribbean. In geography, a bar is a linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water. ... Cape Canaveral from space, August 1991 Cape Canaveral (Cabo Cañaveral in Spanish) is a strip of land in Brevard County, Florida, United States, near the center of that states Atlantic coast. ... Merritt Island is a census designated place in Brevard County, on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. state of Florida. ... The rocket booster recovery ship Freedom Star with a spent solid rocket booster (SRB) from the STS-114 launch in tow as it makes it way through Port Canaveral. ... Legend of the Seas moored at San Diego, California A cruise ship, or less commonly cruise liner, is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the amenities of the ship are considered an essential part of the experience. ... West Indian redirects here. ...


Geography

Location of Cape Canaveral, Florida

Cape Canaveral is located at 28°23′18″N, 80°36′13″W (28.388382, -80.603498).GR1 Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias FL county maps by Seth Ilys. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 km² (2.3 mi²). 6.0 km² (2.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.85%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 8,829 people, 5,066 households, and 2,097 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,463.0/km² (3,788.0/mi²). There were 6,641 housing units at an average density of 1,100.5/km² (2,849.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.68% White, 1.43% African American, 0.32% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Out of all of which Hispanics or Latinos of constituded 3.48% of the population, regardless of race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,066 households out of which 11.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 58.6% were non-families. 47.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.74 and the average family size was 2.41. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 11.3% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 109.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $30,858, and the median income for a family was $43,109. Males had a median income of $33,571 versus $22,423 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,537. About 9.2% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.7% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Sister cities

Cape Canaveral has four sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Kloten is a municipality in the Swiss in the canton of Zurich, located in the district of Bülach. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... The Sagres Point, in the Algarve of southern Portugal, which forms the southwesternmost tip of Europe, was already sacred ground in Neolithic times, as standing menhirs in the neighborhood still attest. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Country Italy Region Lazio Province Rome Mayor Elevation 105 m Area 79 km² Population  - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 73,073  - Density 1,178/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Guidoniani Dialing code 06 Postal code 00010, 00011, 00012, 00014 Frazioni Albuccione, Bivio, Collefiorito, Colleverde, Marco Simone... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... For other places named Ithaca, see Ithaca (disambiguation). ...

External links

City of Cape Canaveral Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...



Cities and communities of Brevard County, Florida
County seat Titusville (see also Viera) Location of Brevard County
Incorporated places Cape Canaveral | Cocoa | Cocoa Beach | Indialantic | Indian Harbour Beach | Malabar | Melbourne | Melbourne Beach | Melbourne Village | Palm Bay | Palm Shores | Rockledge | Satellite Beach | Titusville | West Melbourne
Unincorporated places Barefoot Bay | Cocoa West | Courteney | Deer Run | Grant | June Park | Kennedy Space Center | Merritt Island | Micco | Mims | Port St. John | Sharpes | South Patrick Shores | Suntree | Valkaria | Viera
Adjacent Counties Indian River | Osceola | Seminole | Orange | Volusia


The city of Chicago, as seen from the sky A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... Location in the state of Florida Formed 1844 Seat Titusville Area  - Total  - Water 4,032 km² (1,557 mi²) 1,395 km² (539 mi²) 34. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Titusville is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... Viera is located in Brevard County and is currently home to most of the Brevard County Government offices. ... Image File history File links Brevard_County_Florida. ... An incorporated place, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, is a type of governmental unit incorporated under state law as a city, town (except the New England states, New York, and Wisconsin), borough (except in Alaska and New York), or village and having legally prescribed limits, powers, and... Cocoa is a city located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Four Points Sheraton on A1A. Cocoa Beach sunrise. ... Indialantic is a town located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Indian Harbour Beach is a city located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Malabar is a town located in Brevard County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,622. ... Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... Melbourne Beach is a town located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Melbourne Village is a town located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Palm Bay is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... Palm Shores is a town located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Rockledge is a city located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Satellite Beach is a city located in Brevard County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 9,577. ... Titusville is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... West Melbourne is a city located in Brevard County, Florida. ... In United States law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ... Barefoot Bay is a town in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... Cocoa West is a census-designated place located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Courteney is a town in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Grant is a town in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... June Park is a census-designated place located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Merritt Island and Kennedy Space Center The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the NASA space vehicle launch facility (spaceport) at Cape Canaveral on Merritt Island in Florida, United States. ... Merritt Island is a census designated place in Brevard County, on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. state of Florida. ... Micco is a census-designated place located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Mims is a census-designated place (CDP) in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... Port St. ... Sharpes is a census-designated place located in Brevard County, Florida. ... South Patrick Shores is a census-designated place located in Brevard County, Florida. ... Suntree is a town in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... Valkaria is located in Brevard County, south of Melbourne Beach between Palm Bay and Sebastian along US Hwy 1 (part of the Melbourne-Titusville-Palm Bay, Florida metropolitan area). ... Viera is located in Brevard County and is currently home to most of the Brevard County Government offices. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Indian River County Courthouse in Vero Beach Indian River County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Osceola County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Seminole County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Official website: http://www. ... Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand Volusia County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...


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Cape Canaveral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (536 words)
Cape Canaveral (Cabo Cañaveral in Spanish) is a strip of land in Brevard County, Florida, United States, near the center of that state's Atlantic coast.
From 1963 to 1973 it was called Cape Kennedy: President John F. Kennedy was an enthusiastic backer of the space program, and after his assassination in 1963, his widow Jacqueline Kennedy suggested to President Lyndon Johnson that renaming the Cape Canaveral space facility would be an appropriate memorial.
Port Canaveral and the city of Cape Canaveral are a few miles south of the cape.
Cape Canaveral, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (481 words)
The city of Cape Canaveral is located at the northern tip of a barrier island on the Atlantic coast of Florida.
It is due south of the geographical feature Cape Canaveral (known as Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973), which is on Merritt Island.
Port Canaveral is an important port for cruise liners, which take on passengers here for cruises to the Caribbean.
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