Cape Canaveral (zip 32920), FL

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Cape Canaveral (zip 32920), FL

About Cape Canaveral (zip 32920), FL

Living in 32920 Cape Canaveral, FL is an experience like no other. Located on the Space Coast of Florida, it's a place where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of city life while also being close enough to experience all that Orlando has to offer. The area boasts 13 miles of pristine beaches, offering visitors an idyllic escape and plenty of recreational activities such as swimming, fishing, boating and kayaking. There are a variety of local attractions nearby as well, ranging from historical sites to world-class theme parks. You'll find no shortage of restaurants, entertainment venues and shopping outlets in the area either. Additionally, there's always something new to do with its abundance of nature trails and wildlife watching opportunities. Overall, living in 32920 Cape Canaveral is both exciting and peaceful—it's a perfect blend for anyone looking for somewhere new to call home! Beach-city complex - Central Atlantic coast, 50 miles east/southeast of Orlando.

Zip Codes: Cape Canaveral (zip 32920)
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 31 ft above sea level

Palm Bay, Melbourne, and Titusville anchor a large and complex area of barrier islands, beach and coastal communities comprising what is known as the “Space Coast.” Cape Canaveral and the John F. Kennedy Space Center are located on the northernmost large barrier islands, adding considerable interest and economic benefit to the area. There are fine beaches on these islands, while the coast cities tend to carry most of the commercial, residential, and agricultural activity. Driven in part by the NASA facilities, there are a number of high tech firms in the area. The more family-oriented Palm Bay is the most populous of the three.

Melbourne is home to the 3000-student Florida Institute of Technology. This city complex is only 30 miles due east of Orlando, giving access to bigger city amenities but also staying away from the bustle of that city. As a result, the area has grown rapidly. Some arts and culture amenities are absent, but the area ranks high because of climate, recreation, and overall quality of life.

The narrow barrier islands are mainly sand and palm trees, becoming wider towards Cape Canaveral. Inland is a mix of agriculture and marshland with a few inland lakes. Climate is typical for the Florida coast. Summer temperatures, while reaching 90 or above during the late morning or early afternoon, tend to diminish in the afternoon due to sea breezes and frequent afternoon thundershowers. Winters are relatively mild. Summer is the rainy season with thunderstorms, many quite heavy.

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Cape Canaveral Cost of Living

Climate, water recreation, and cost of living make Cape Canaveral a great place to live.

+6.3% higher than avg
-18.2% lower than avg
$890 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-29.0% lower than avg
Cape Canaveral Crime
52.2 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
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Over 18 years ago

Climate in Florida is marvelous, humidity and all. No better place on earth in my  More

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