Cocoa, Florida

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Population in 2014: 17,419 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 8,242  (47.3%)
Females: 9,177  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32922, 32926.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,113 (it was $27,062 in 2000)
Cocoa:

$31,113
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,300 (it was $15,665 in 2000)

Cocoa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,666 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Cocoa:

$98,666
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $173,273; Detached houses: $180,730; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,507; In 2-unit structures: $219,026; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,581; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,992; Mobile homes: $57,692; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $91,726

Median gross rent in 2013: $708.

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  • Races in Cocoa, FL (2013)

    Cocoa races chart
    • 8,68850.1%White alone
    • 5,35330.8%Black alone
    • 2,76815.9%Hispanic
    • 5092.9%Two or more races
    • 1110.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 840.5%Asian alone
    • 420.2%American Indian alone

Races in Cocoa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cocoa: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.6%), Irish (8.7%), United States (6.2%), English (5.2%), Italian (4.9%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 39 feet

Land area: 7.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,335 people per square mile   (low).

Cocoa,FL real estate house value index trend

Cocoa, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Cocoa:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cocoa city:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

1,948 residents are foreign born (8.4% Latin America).

This city:

11.2%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 262 registered sex offenders living in Cocoa, Florida as of December 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cocoa to the number of sex offenders is 66 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,019 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $735 (0.8%)

Cocoa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Melbourne, FL (18.9 miles , pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (108.5 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (865.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cocoa West, FL (1.1 miles ), Rockledge, FL (1.8 miles ), Merritt Island, FL (1.9 miles ), Sharpes, FL (2.3 miles ), Viera East, FL (2.8 miles ), Port St. John, FL (2.8 miles ), Cocoa Beach, FL (2.9 miles ), Viera West, FL (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $291,700
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $228,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.37 N, Longitude: 80.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,267 (+18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,425 (20.8%)

Area code: 321

Cocoa household income distribution Cocoa home values distribution

Property values in Cocoa, FL


Crime rates in Cocoa by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1120542521232
per 100,000 5.86.011.90.029.123.912.230.512.15.811.517.411.6
Rapes 16412328211515202023182638
per 100,000 93.2245.5137.0164.0122.289.891.9121.8121.4132.4103.6150.8219.8
Robberies 9492667076119100837560716570
per 100,000 547.7550.8393.0410.1442.3712.4612.5505.5455.4345.3408.5377.1404.9
Assaults 269308341317296336376508345287221227203
per 100,000 1,567.41,844.02,030.51,857.11,722.62,011.52,302.93,094.22,094.81,651.91,271.51,316.91,174.2
Burglaries 466365415346356447507456474435351312298
per 100,000 2,715.32,185.22,471.12,026.92,071.82,676.03,105.32,777.42,878.12,503.72,019.41,810.01,723.6
Thefts 1,015851608692716759837821892747919802737
per 100,000 5,914.25,094.93,620.34,053.94,166.94,543.85,126.55,000.65,416.24,299.55,287.44,652.54,262.8
Auto thefts 14186881018711179526564735354
per 100,000 821.6514.9524.0591.7506.3664.5483.9316.7394.7368.4420.0307.5312.3
Arson 1460585549492
per 100,000 5.823.935.70.029.147.930.630.524.351.823.052.211.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 1037.81120.3999.2959.8968.01137.61182.31324.91106.9911.8853.9854.1856.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cocoa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 92 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.99
Florida average:

2.27

Cocoa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,263 (-7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Cocoa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cocoa, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cocoa-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Cocoa city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cocoa-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 390.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 315.4 miles away from Cocoa center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 283.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 394.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 325.9 miles away from Cocoa center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brevard County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cocoa topographic map

Birthplace of: Ben Going - Comedian, Jumaine Jones - NBA player (Los Angeles Lakers, born: Feb 10, 1979), James Folston - Football player, Zach Thomas (wide receiver) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cocoa:

  • TEHC LLC (846 N COCOA BLVD STE A)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cocoa:

  • HEALTH CENTER OF MERRITT ISLAND, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MERRITT ISLAND, FL)
  • ISLAND HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MERRITT ISLAND, FL)
  • ROCKLEDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • GUARDIAN CARE SERVICES OF BREVARD, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER ROCKLEDGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • HUNTINGTON PLACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • HEALTH FIRST HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MERRITT ISLAND, FL)

located in Cocoa:

College/University in Cocoa:

  • Eastern Florida State College (Full-time enrollment: 12,053; Location: 1519 Clearlake Rd; Public; Website: www.easternflorida.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cocoa:

  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 23 miles; Melbourne, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 23 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Technical College (about 31 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • University of Central Florida (about 32 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)
  • Full Sail University (about 38 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 31,435)
  • Rollins College (about 40 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 41 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)

Public high schools in Cocoa:

  • BREVARD COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER (Location: 5225 DEWITT AVE, Grades: 6-12)
  • COCOA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2000 TIGER TRL, Grades: PK-12)
  • SPACE COAST JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 6150 BANYAN ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • BREVARD COUNTY JAIL COMPLEX (Location: 5225 DEWITT AVE, Grades: 5-12)
  • CENTER FOR DRUG FREE LIVING (Location: 3905 GRISSOM PKWY, Grades: 6-10)

Private high schools in Cocoa:

  • SPACE COAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 120, Location: 1950 MICHIGAN AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • CHRISTIAN HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 81, Location: 817 DIXON BLVD STE 10, Grades: KG-12)
  • RFM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY COCO2 (Students: 62, Location: 1404 DIXON BLVD, Grades: 3-12)
  • ATLANTIC INCLUSIVE ACADEMY (Students: 25, Location: 825 FORREST AVE, Grades: 4-12)
  • CREATIVE LEARNING (Students: 17, Location: 823 N COCOA BLVD STE D, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cocoa:

  • ATLANTIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 628, Location: 7300 BRIGGS AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • CHALLENGER 7 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 339, Location: 6135 RENA AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • ENTERPRISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 61, Location: 7000 ENTERPRISE RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • CAMBRIDGE ELEMENTARY MAGNET SCHOOL (Location: 2000 CAMBRIDGE DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • ENDEAVOUR ELEMENTARY MAGNET (Location: 905 PINEDA ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • FAIRGLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 201 INDIAN TRL, Grades: PK-6)
  • SATURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 880 N RANGE RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • EMMA JEWEL CHARTER ACADEMY (Location: 705 BLAKE AVE, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle schools in Cocoa:

  • ST MARK'S EPISCOPAL ACADEMY (Students: 111, Location: 2 CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • RFM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27, Location: 1108 PEACHTREE ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • BREVARD ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 1500 COX RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Cocoa

Library in Cocoa:

  • BREVARD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $21,206,358; Location: 308 FORREST AVENUE; 1,243,211 books; 58,458 audio materials; 97,591 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 2,505 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Cocoa: Byrd Plaza (A), Cocoa Water Reclamation Facility (B), Ives Railroad Station (C), Cocoa Public Library (D), Cocoa Fire Department Station 2 (E), Cocoa Fire Department Station 3 (F), Cocoa Fire Department Station 1 (G), Cocoa Police Department (H), Cocoa City Police Detective (I), Brevard Community College Cocoa Campus Astronaut Memorial Planetarium Observatory (J), Brevard Community College - University of Central Florida Joint Use Library Resource Center (K), Brevard County Library System Headquarters Central Brevard Library (L), Florida Historical Society Alma Clyde Field Library of Florida (M), Florida Solar Energy Center Library (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cocoa include: Zion Orthodox Primitive Baptist Church (A), Whole Loaf Christian Center (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church of Cocoa (D), Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church (E), King Street Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church of Cocoa (G), Emmons Church of God by Faith (H), Community Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Florida Memorial Cemetery (1), Brevard Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science (2201 Michigan Avenue), Brevard County - Libraries- Federal and State Documents Depository (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 308 Forrest Avenue), Cocoa Village Visitor Center (216 Florida Avenue), Forest Village RV park (245 Flamingo Drive).

Hotels: Campbell Motel (1084 North Cocoa Boulevard), Cocoa Beach/Kennedy Space Center Super 8 Motel (900A Friday Rd), Best Western Cocoa Inn (4225 West King Street), Budget Inn of Cocoa (901 North Cocoa Boulevard).

Brevard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.1%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 35.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.3% for American Indian residents, 54.2% for other race residents, 38.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.7%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
96 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Cocoa in 2000:

  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Cocoa, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cocoa (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Port St. John Branch at 660 West Avenue, branch established on 1982/11/29; Cocoa Branch at 430 Brevard Avenue, branch established on 1929/11/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 505 Brevard Ave Branch at 505 Brevard Avenue, branch established on 1951/11/13; Cocoa Commons Branch at 2301 State Rd. 524, Suite 180, branch established on 2002/02/04. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • SunTrust Bank: Cocoa Wal-Mart Branch at 2800 Clearlake Road, branch established on 2005/01/26; Cocoa Branch at 100 Delannoy Avenue, branch established on 1957/02/16. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Cocoa Branch at 2323 Highway 524, branch established on 2002/01/28. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Community Bank of the South: Cocoa Commons Branch at 2321 Highway 524, branch established on 2002/02/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $122.9 mil, Deposits: $99.4 mil, headquarters in Merritt Island, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cbos Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cocoa Branch at 834 North Cocoa Boulevard, branch established on 1934/11/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Florida average:

12.2

Cocoa travel time to work - commute Cocoa mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Cocoa:

(Cocoa, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Cocoa city (based on Brevard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant75,893265
Catholic64,83114
Mainline Protestant30,87764
Other11,11341
Black Protestant5,44925
Orthodox1,2675
None353,946-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 81
Brevard County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Brevard County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
Brevard County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 407
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brevard County:

23.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cocoa:

46.3%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Cocoa:

29.3
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cocoa:

20.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cocoa:

11.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Cocoa:

35.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cocoa, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 59$200,530$40,7860$0
Other Government Administration 12$60,737$60,7370$0
Police Protection - Officers 65$298,441$55,0970$0
Police - Other 20$61,491$36,8951$2,502
Firefighters 38$168,773$53,2970$0
Fire - Other 1$3,202$38,4240$0
Streets and Highways 5$15,500$37,2000$0
Sewerage 29$101,304$41,9190$0
Parks and Recreation 12$36,584$36,5844$3,401
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$60,804$48,6430$0
Natural Resources 5$16,882$40,5170$0
Water Supply 106$357,284$40,4470$0
Other and Unallocable 18$67,500$45,0002$2,604
Totals for Government 385$1,449,032$45,1657$8,507

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, FL  0.41% ($35,236 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.18% ($40,191)
from Indian River County, FL  0.16% ($32,734)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, FL  0.44% ($34,270 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.20% ($28,941)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($28,161)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cocoa:

  • WMMV (1350 AM; 1 kW; COCOA, FL)
  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBC (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COCOA, FL; Owner: ASTRO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cocoa:

  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMIE-FM (91.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK)
  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W230AL (93.9 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • W253AG (98.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIO (89.3 FM; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cocoa:

  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cocoa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 571m1,873ftTotal length
  • $3,706,000Total costs
  • 604,527Total average daily traffic
  • 51,577Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cocoa, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cocoa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 152 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cocoa, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 374 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cocoa)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cocoa)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$74,68128$87,07448$176,4275$42,71614$96,2161$39,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$108,9136$246,6788$78,7561$5,0602$47,9951$3,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$71,35010$51,36249$149,59113$23,26916$91,2771$22,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$58,4504$221,75822$123,2322$30,8353$74,5701$55,620
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$110,2053$140,0035$137,1621$6,9501$200,0001$34,770

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0622.00 , 0623.00, 0624.00, 0626.00, 0627.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$292,6800$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$239,2851$68,3300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$18,9600$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$91,9301$91,930

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0622.00 , 0623.00, 0624.00, 0626.00, 0627.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cocoa and their reported violations in the past:

COCOA, CITY OF (Population served: 278,779, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUNSHINE FOOD MART #274 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cocoa that have no violations reported:

  • SUNSHINE FOOD MART #273 (Address: SUITE 101 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSHINE STORE # 128 -SHELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNRISE FOOD MART #12 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STUCKEY'S (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 379
  • Hazardous Condition: 91
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Cocoa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cocoa, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cocoa, Florida:

  • Space Coast Inn, 860 N Cocoa Blvd, Cocoa, Florida 32922
  • Brevard Hotel, 112 Riverside Dr, Cocoa, Florida 32922
  • Budget Inn Of Cocoa, 901 N Cocoa Blvd, Cocoa, Florida 32922
  • Campbell Motel, 1084 N Cocoa Blvd, Cocoa, Florida 32922 , Phone: (321) 636-6111
  • Dixie Motel, 301 Forrest Ave, Cocoa, Florida 32922
  • Ramada Inn Cocoa Beach Area/ KSC, 900 Friday Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32926 , Phone: (321) 631-1210, Fax: (321) 636-8661
  • Best Western Cocoa Inn, 4225 W King St, Cocoa, Florida 32926 , Phone: (321) 632-1065
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3220 N Cocoa Blvd, Cocoa, Florida 32926 , Phone: (321) 632-4561, Fax: (321) 631-3756
  • Holiday Inn Express, 301 Tucker Ln, Cocoa, Florida 32926 , Phone: (321) 635-9975, Fax: (321) 639-3698
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cocoa, Florida
Most common first names in Cocoa, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33071.8 years
James32368.3 years
William28472.6 years
Mary26075.5 years
Robert24768.8 years
Charles18472.6 years
George15774.7 years
Joseph13372.5 years
Richard11668.4 years
Dorothy10875.0 years
Most common last names in Cocoa, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16070.6 years
Williams12270.6 years
Johnson11370.3 years
Jones8869.7 years
Brown8771.9 years
Miller6375.4 years
Davis5967.9 years
Jackson5273.5 years
Thomas5070.6 years
Clark4872.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Cocoa, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's4
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Payless1
CVS2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Publix Super Markets2
Curves1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry3SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza2Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile2
FedEx7Taco Bell1
Ford1Tire Kingdom1
GNC1Travelodge1
GameStop1U-Haul5
H&R Block3UPS8
Havertys Furniture1Waffle House1
Honda1Walgreens2
Hyundai1Walmart1
IHOP1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Cocoa compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Cocoa on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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