In this article, we'll look at Cocoa Florida's population statistics, including popular demographics such as median age, number of families, household income, gender, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and more.
We use the latest 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) data from the US Census Bureau, which is accurate through 2021.
- Population by race
- Population by age
- family income
- income by age
- average income
- income levels
- per capita income
- education levels
- employment by age
- employment by race
- competitions by category
- Occupations by gender
- Households and family size
- Families by marital status
- rental rates
- property value
- age of ownership
- domestic vehicles
- Going to the work
There is a lot of data that allows us to see how many people live in Cocoa, Florida. The most basic data is the total population, which is the total number of people living in Cocoa, Florida. Cocoa Florida has an estimated population of 18,891 with an average age of 43.4 years.
We can look at the total cocoa population over the past 5 years to see how much it has changed.
|Again||Population||To change||5 year change|
Cocoa Florida Population by Race and Ethnicity
We can also see how the population has changed over the past 5 years by race/ethnicity type as defined by the US Census Bureau.
|Two or more races|
This data can be very important for many reasons, including social and economic research, planning and development, and marketing to a multicultural population.
It should be noted that the Native group includes Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
Population of Cocoa Florida by age and sex
Population age and sex are other interesting demographic statistics because they allow us to track population trends over time. For example, we can see how the population has changed over the past 5 years by median age as a whole, as well as by men and women.
The average age of Cocoa Florida gives an idea of the age distribution, with half of the population older than the average age and half younger.
This can be used to make inferences and compare birth rates, parental ages and other metrics to understand populations. For example, a rising median age indicates an aging population, which can be a sign of declining birth rates and labor force participation in the population.
|from 0 to 9||1293+28,69%||984+14,57%||1555||993|
|10 a 19||1369-39,29%||1251-22,66%||899||970|
|20 a 29||1234-7,65%||1177+8,88%||1121||1179|
|30 a 39||633+29,67%||1202+4,6%||831||1255|
|40 a 49||11901,02%||1075+26,46%||1144||1349|
|50 a 59||1060+6,01%||1188-2,89%||1118||1139|
|60 a 69||1074+13,33%||1110+39,33%||1213||1598|
The most recent median household income in Cocoa, Florida is $48,085.00.
Simply put, median income is the average income of a group of people. Half of the people in the group earn more than the median income and half earn less. Median income is a good indicator of the general income of a group of people and can be used for comparison with other indicators such as average income, per capita income and others.
Average income by age
We can also look at the average income by age to see how the average income varies by age and how it compares to the overall average cocoa income.
30 903,00 $
25 a 44
46 333,00 $
45 a 64
50 760,00 $
65 and above
43 525,00 $
average family income
whenever we askwhat is the average household income in Kakao, we are really talking about the median household income.
This is calculated by adding up all the incomes of all households in Cocoa and dividing that number by the total number of households. This is a good way to get a general idea of the average income of a group of people, but it can be skewed by incomes that are too high or too low.
The median household income in Cocoa, Florida is currently $69,613.
When it comes to accurately summarizing income at a geographic level, median income is a better metric than median income because it is not affected by a small number of very high or very low incomes.
If you had an area where the median income was greater than the median, that could mean that there is significant income inequality and that income is concentrated in a small number of wealthy families.
4.87% of households in Cocoa are high-income households (earning more than $200,000 a year).
family income levels
The U.S. Census Bureau divides households into income levels based on area median income. This is a good way to compare Cocoa's income with other areas.
Less than $24,999
25 000 a 49 999 USD
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50 000 a 74 999 USD
75 000 a 99 999 USD
100 000 a 149 999 USD
150 000 a 199 999 USD
$200,000 or more
per capita income
Per capita income in Cocoa is $30,592.00.
Per capita income is the average income of a person in a given area. It is calculated by dividing the total Cocoa income by the total Cocoa population.
This is different from average or median income as it covers and accounts for everyone in Cocoa, Florida, including people like children, seniors, the unemployed, retirees, and more.
We can also look at education levels in Kakao to see how many people have a high school, bachelor's or master's degree.
Educational level is a good indicator of the overall educational level of a population and can be used to compare against other metrics such as median income, per capita income and others to see how educational level affects income, unemployment rates and much more. more.
Master's or higher
Any degree or associate degree
Mature or equivalent
Less than high school
All employment rates are based on the total population of Cocoa aged 16+.
The total population of Cocoa over 16 years old is 14,953.
Of these people, approximately60,00%you work or are actively looking for a job. This is called the labor force participation rate.
The participation rate is a useful market measure because it shows the relative amount of labor available to the economy.
The ratio of jobs to total population in cocoa is57,30%.
employment by age
We can look at employment rates by age to see how this compares to the overall employment rate.
|16 to 19 years old||479||46,80%||28,10%|
|20 to 24 years||828||84,70%||3,70%|
|25 to 29 years old||1472||71,70%||10,40%|
|30 to 34 years||932||81,00%||4,40%|
|35 to 44 years old||2060||81,70%||0,80%|
|45 to 54 years old||2415||91,20%||4,90%|
|55 to 59 years old||1429||62,30%||1,00%|
|60 to 64 years old||1540||62,90%||2,20%|
|65 to 74 years old||2245||19,30%||4,40%|
|75 years and over||1553||4,00%||0,00%|
employment by race
Another very interesting employment statistic that we can look at is the employment and unemployment rates by race in Cocoa. The following table shows the proportions for each of the ethnic group types as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau.
|Black or African American||4338||67,40%||4,60%|
|American Indians and Alaska Natives||39||64,10%||0,00%|
|Native Peoples of Hawaii and Other Pacific Islands||14||100,00%||0,00%|
|Two or more races||663||74,70%||0,00%|
|Hispanic or Latino||2053||61,50%||1,70%|
|Not Spanish not Latino||8112||55,10%||6,00%|
In this section, we can see the most common occupations in Cocoa, as well as their distribution by gender and income.
The total civilian worker population aged 16 and over in Cocoa is8575with average earnings32 377,00 $.
Women in Cocoa, Florida earn approx.92,30%men's earnings.
|Total||8575||32 377,00 $|
|Man||4061||34 446,00 $|
|Woman||4514||31 795,00 $|
competitions by category
In the table below, we can further detail the population and income by occupation. The list of occupation categories below shows how many people are employed in each category and the average earnings for each occupation.
|Management||1007||67 569,00 $|
|business and finance||143||52 950,00 $|
|computer and math||145||65 337,00 $|
|architecture and engineering||157||72 075,00 $|
|Life sciences, physical and social||24||0,00 $|
|Social and social service||46||34 821,00 $|
|Legal||68||27 984,00 $|
|Education and Libraries||716||44 758,00 $|
|Art, design, entertainment, sports and media||100||13 264,00 $|
|Health professionals||549||40 915,00 $|
|health support||304||24 615,00 $|
|Firefighters and Security Services||61||43 355,00 $|
|law enforcement||46||32 059,00 $|
|Meal preparation and serving||514||17 044,00 $|
|Cleaning of buildings and grounds||370||19 920,00 $|
|Personal care and services||259||38 067,00 $|
|volume of business||1065||20 691,00 $|
|Office and administrative support||1092||32 761,00 $|
|Agriculture, fishing and forestry||30||0,00 $|
|construction and mining||515||32 098,00 $|
|Installation, maintenance and repair||435||56 887,00 $|
|Production||343||29 960,00 $|
|Material transport and handling||368||30 971,00 $|
Occupations by gender
The table below shows the same occupations in the list above, but we've broken them down by men and women to see how many men and women work in each occupation, average earnings, and earnings ratio between men and women.
This last indicator is important because it can be used to observe the gender pay gap.
|Management||697||87 868,00 $||310||57 556,00 $|
|business and finance||42||92 900,00 $||101||52 550,00 $|
|computer and math||55||67 452,00 $||90||52 885,00 $|
|architecture and engineering||99||83 508,00 $||58||0,00 $|
|Life sciences, physical and social||0||0,00 $||24||0,00 $|
|Social and social service||14||0,00 $||32||0,00 $|
|Legal||9||0,00 $||59||0,00 $|
|Education and Libraries||23||58 906,00 $||693||44 603,00 $|
|Art, design, entertainment, sports and media||90||12 941,00 $||10||0,00 $|
|Health professionals||75||64 236,00 $||474||40 357,00 $|
|health support||109||22 957,00 $||195||28 666,00 $|
|Firefighters and Security Services||61||43 355,00 $||0||0,00 $|
|law enforcement||37||31 397,00 $||9||0,00 $|
|Meal preparation and serving||152||15 406,00 $||362||23 358,00 $|
|Cleaning of buildings and grounds||145||21 827,00 $||225||19 452,00 $|
|Personal care and services||121||13 975,00 $||138||38 895,00 $|
|volume of business||409||28 224,00 $||656||19 797,00 $|
|Office and administrative support||235||35 029,00 $||857||32 750,00 $|
|Agriculture, fishing and forestry||30||0,00 $||0||0,00 $|
|construction and mining||461||38 011,00 $||54||0,00 $|
|Installation, maintenance and repair||435||56 887,00 $||0||0,00 $|
|Production||283||33 625,00 $||60||13 056,00 $|
|Material transport and handling||332||31 235,00 $||36||0,00 $|
Households and family size
A household, as defined by the US Census Bureau, is a group of people who occupy a household. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or a single room occupied as separate living quarters.
There are currently 7,877 households in Cocoa, with an average household size of 2.4 people.
A family is defined as a group of two or more persons related by birth, marriage or adoption who live together in the same household.
There are 4,059 families in Cacau and the average family size is 3.33 people.
Families by marital status
The four categories of families by marital status are:
- married family
- A man running a house without a wife
- A female family without a spouse
- non-familiar family
The table below shows the total number of households and families, along with the average size of each.
|average family size||3.09||3,54||4.24||1.26|
|average family size||3.04||2.83||4.04||0|
Of the 4,059 Cocoa families,9.70% are considered below the poverty line.
The table below shows the most recent cocoa poverty lines:
|family size||poverty line|
|1 person||14 580,00 $|
|2 people||19 720,00 $|
|3 people||24 860,00 $|
|4 people||30 000,00 $|
|5 people||35 140,00 $|
|6 peoples||40 280,00 $|
|7 people||45 420,00 $|
|8 people||50 560,00 $|
There are 9,500 apartments in Cocoa, Florida.
The table below shows the division into occupied and vacant units:
Of the total of 9,500 Cacau units, 29.86% are for lease. That's about 2,837 properties.
For owned homes, a total of 4,928 owned homes – or 51.87% of the total.
The median rent for a property in Cocoa is $942.00.
In the chart below, we can see the number of rental properties in Cocoa that fall into a certain rent range. These can then be used to compare against other areas or to see how they have changed over time.
Less than $500
500 USD a 999 USD
1000 USD to 1499 USD
1500 USD to 1999 USD
de 2000 a 2499 USD
de US$ 2.500 a US$ 2.999
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The median property value in Cocoa is $144,900.00.
As with rental rates, we can look at the number of properties in Cocoa that fall within a certain value range.
Less than $50,000
50 000 a 99 999 USD
100 000 a 149 999 USD
150 000 a 199 999 USD
200 000 a 299 999 USD
300 000 a 499 999 USD
500 000 a 999 999 USD
$1,000,000 or more
age of ownership
We can also note the age of the property in Cocoa. The chart below shows the number of properties in Kakao that fall into a certain age range.
1939 or before
1940 a 1949
1950 a 1959
1960 a 1969
1970 a 1979
1980 a 1989
1990 a 1999
2000 a 2009
2010 a 2013
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2014 or later
The number of vehicles available per household can be a good indicator of an area's level of wealth. The graph below shows the number of households in Cacau that have a certain number of vehicles at their disposal.
No vehicle available
1 vehicle available
2 vehicles available
3 or more vehicles available
Going to the work
In this section, we can also see how the people at Cocoa work. The graph below shows the number of people in Kakao who commute to work in a certain way.
25.5 minutes is the average commute time for people in Cocoa.
These commute times can be compared with other data, such as income and education levels, to see how they relate and if there are any trends in the data that might suggest a correlation.
less than 5 minutes
5 to 9 minutes
10 to 14 minutes
15 to 19 minutes
20 to 24 minutes
25 to 29 minutes
30 to 34 minutes
35 to 39 minutes
40 to 44 minutes
45 to 59 minutes
60 to 89 minutes
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The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cocoa, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (47%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.1%), White (Hispanic) (9.32%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.07%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%).What is the racial makeup of Brevard County Florida? ›
|White alone, percent|| 82.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent(a)|| 11.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)|| 0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent(a)|| 2.7%|
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The per capita income in Cocoa Beach in 2018 was $55,754, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $223,016 for a family of four. However, Cocoa Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Cocoa Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city.What is Brevard County known for? ›
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Liberty County, Florida - Wikipedia.
Don't swim toward the shore (against the current). You may be able to escape by swimming parallel to the shoreline or toward breaking waves, then at an angle toward the shore. You may be able to escape by floating or treading water if the current circulates back toward the shore.What is the red light room in Cocoa Beach? ›
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Hailing from Cocoa Beach, Slater is the most winningest athlete in all of sports having won an unprecedented 11 World Titles. Beyond winning world titles across the globe, Kelly also pioneered wave pool technology with Kelly Slaters Surf Ranch as well as launched sustainable clothing brand Outerknown.
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Within Cocoa Beach city limits you will find: 6 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches with excellent beach access from one end of the city to the other.Is Cocoa Beach a clean beach? ›
Beaches in Cocoa Beach are among the most beautiful beaches in Florida. The sand is clean and the coastline offers some of the best surf spots in Florida.Is Cocoa Beach full of seaweed? ›
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- West Virginia 94.4%
- New Hampshire 93.7%
- Wyoming 92.0%
- Montana 90.9%
- Idaho 90.2%
- Iowa 89.8%
- North Dakota 88.0%
- Kentucky 87.5%
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Florida are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.4%), White (Hispanic) (18.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.83%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.87%).What percentage of Florida is Cuban? ›
3. Florida Latinos are diverse, especially when compared to U.S. Latinos (Figure 1). Latinos of Cuban descent represent the single largest Latino ancestry group (28%), while Puerto Ricans (21%), South Americans (18%), Mexicans (14%), and Dominicans (4%) round out the top 5 groups by origin.What is the average household income in Florida? ›
The median income is considered by many statisticians to be a better indicator than the average household income as it is not dramatically affected by unusually high or low values. In 2021, Median Household Income in Alachua County was $53,314.00 compared to Florida at $61,777.00.What state has the highest black population? ›
Texas has the largest Black state population.