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Incorporated in 1867, Titusville is one of Brevard County's oldest cities. Yet it is located just across the river from where the world's greatest technology lifts off - Kennedy Space Center. On clear days, KSC's Vehicle Assembly Building, which is one of the largest building in the world and where NASA assembles its fleet of space shuttles, is visible across the the Indian River.

More than 44,000 people reside in Titusville, many employed by the Space Center or its contractors. Situated in easy reach of rivers and preserves, Titusville is the perfect location to enjoy all types of outdoor activities. Boating and fishing hot spots are abundant. And there's even a championship golf course.

For those wanting to take in historical sites, Titusville has a restored downtown area which features 79-year-old Emma Parrish Theatre. The playhouse stages performances of all kinds. The stores and boutiques in the downtown area provide a quaint and nostalgic trip into the past for shoppers of all ages.

With its historic background, plentiful recreational opportunities, and proximity to technology, Titusville is a dream community where space and nature meet.

Residents of Titusville typically are middle-aged couples with school-aged and adult children. They are settled in single-family homes and many of these working couples earn more than $50,000 annually. Nearly 20 percent of the population receives retirement income. Even though they own stocks and bonds and have savings accounts, IRAs, and securities, a portion also carry debt on credit cards and loans.

Population in July 2008: 44,756. Population change since 2000: +10.0%

Males: 21,297 (47.6%)
Females: 23,459 (52.4%)

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Florida median age: 38.7 years

Estimated median household income in 2008: $43,876 (it was $35,607 in 2000)

Titusville: $43,876
Florida: $47,778

Estimated per capita income in 2008: $23,434

Titusville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $161,362 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Titusville: $161,362
Florida: $218,700

Mean prices in 2008: All housing units: $181,434; Detached houses: $189,213; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,960; In 2-unit structures: $174,969; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,234; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,497; Mobile homes: $27,379; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $71,250

White Non-Hispanic (81.3%)
Black (12.6%)
Hispanic (3.5%)
Two or more races (1.5%)
American Indian (0.9%)
Other race (0.7%)

Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Titusville: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Houses: 19,222 (17,220 occupied: 11,764 owner occupied, 5,456 renter occupied)

% of renters in Titusville: 32%
State: 30%

Housing density: 904 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2008 in this state: $303,747.

Median contract rent in 2008: $666 (lower quartile is $555, upper quartile is $808)

Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2008: $648

Median gross rent in Titusville, FL in 2008: $822

Housing units in Titusville with a mortgage: 6,415 (519 second mortgage, 436 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,710

Astronaut High School
800 War Eagle Blvd., Titusville
(321) 264-3000
Grades: 9-12

Titusville High School
150 Terrier Trail, Titusville
(321) 264-3100
Grades: 9-12

Andrew Jackson Middle School
1515 Knox McRae Drive, Titusville
(321) 269-1812
Grades: 7-8

James Madison Middle School
3375 Dairy Road, Titusville
(321) 264-3120
Grades: 7-8

Apollo Elementary
3085 Knox McRae Drive, Titusville
(321) 267-7890
Grades: K-6

Coquina Elementary
850 Knox McRae Drive, Titusville
(321) 264-3060
Grades: K-6

Imperial Estates Elementary
5525 Kathy Drive, Titusville
(321) 267-1773
Grades: K-6

Oak Park Elementary
3395 Dairy Road, Titusville
(321) 269-3252
Grades: K-6

Riverview Elementary Magnet School
3000 Jolly St., Titusville
(321) 269-2326
Grades: K-6

South Lake Elementary
3755 Garden St., Titusville
(321) 269-
Grades: K-6