Cocoa Beach, Florida

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Population in 2017: 11,733 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 5,471  (46.6%)
Females: 6,262  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

56.7 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32931.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,518 (it was $42,372 in 2000)
Cocoa Beach:

$55,518
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,118 (it was $28,968 in 2000)

Cocoa Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $274,140 (it was $122,900 in 2000)
Cocoa Beach:

$274,140
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $385,981; detached houses: $483,617; townhouses or other attached units: $279,580; in 2-unit structures: $184,788; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $249,402; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,679; mobile homes: $32,879

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,163.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cocoa Beach: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 10.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 24.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Cocoa Beach, FL (2017)
    • 11,02191.5%White alone
    • 4583.8%Hispanic
    • 1351.1%Black alone
    • 1351.1%Asian alone
    • 1040.9%Two or more races
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 220.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Cocoa Beach, Florida as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cocoa Beach is 1,692 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Cocoa Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(116.5)
9
(71.2)
6
(49.5)
4
(33.8)
7
(59.0)
8
(67.9)
4
(35.1)
5
(43.9)
5
(44.4)
7
(61.7)
3
(26.2)
6
(51.4)
6
(50.6)
4
(33.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
29
(225.3)
19
(150.3)
26
(214.4)
20
(169.2)
16
(134.9)
14
(118.7)
21
(184.5)
21
(184.4)
13
(115.4)
11
(96.9)
10
(87.4)
11
(94.3)
3
(25.3)
8
(67.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
87
(675.9)
96
(759.2)
114
(940.0)
80
(677.0)
57
(480.6)
73
(619.2)
76
(667.6)
64
(562.0)
64
(568.0)
77
(678.6)
54
(472.0)
44
(377.1)
71
(599.1)
29
(245.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
98
(761.3)
115
(909.5)
94
(775.1)
128
(1,083)
88
(742.0)
81
(687.0)
110
(966.3)
109
(957.1)
79
(701.1)
75
(661.0)
66
(576.9)
86
(737.0)
61
(514.7)
25
(211.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
695
(5,399)
871
(6,888)
829
(6,835)
705
(5,966)
739
(6,231)
786
(6,667)
752
(6,606)
694
(6,094)
613
(5,440)
539
(4,750)
592
(5,174)
597
(5,116)
425
(3,586)
354
(2,998)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(271.9)
70
(553.6)
46
(379.3)
35
(296.2)
28
(236.1)
23
(195.1)
29
(254.7)
25
(219.5)
14
(124.2)
15
(132.2)
33
(288.4)
34
(291.4)
30
(253.1)
28
(237.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(15.5)
3
(23.7)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.5)
2
(16.9)
2
(17.0)
3
(26.4)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.9)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)587.0637.3649.9568.3503.9544.1569.2531.2478.1478.6412.0441.5367.6250.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cocoa Beach, FL

Crime rate in Cocoa Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 50 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Florida average:

2.38
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Ancestries: American (13.7%), German (11.9%), Italian (11.3%), Irish (10.1%), English (7.4%), European (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 4.89 square miles.

Population density: 2,399 people per square mile   (low).

Cocoa Beach, Florida map

1,023 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 1.6% Latin America, 1.5% North America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

8.5%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,045 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,432 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Melbourne, FL (15.0 miles , pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (115.6 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (865.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cape Canaveral, FL (2.0 miles ),
Merritt Island, FL (2.2 miles ),
Patrick AFB, FL (2.6 miles ),
Rockledge, FL (2.7 miles ),
Viera East, FL (2.8 miles ),
Cocoa, FL (2.9 miles ),
South Patrick Shores, FL (3.0 miles ),
Cocoa West, FL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 28.33 N, Longitude: 80.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,222 (+18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,721 (33.6%)

Area code: 321

Distribution of median household income in Cocoa Beach, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cocoa Beach, FL in 2017

Property values in Cocoa Beach, FL

Cocoa Beach satellite photo by USGS

Cocoa Beach tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $375,800
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $277,600
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $441,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $348,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $436,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $683,800
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $511,100
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $274,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $276,500
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $266,500
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $299,700
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $496,700
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $565,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Cocoa Beach, FL residents
Average permit cost in Cocoa Beach, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Cocoa Beach, FL
Historical housing units in Cocoa Beach, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in Cocoa Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.0%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Cocoa Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Engineers (6.4%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.4%)

Average climate in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cocoa Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Cocoa Beach-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Cocoa Beach 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 4.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cocoa Beach-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 396.8 miles away from Cocoa Beach center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 317.2 miles away from the city 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 284.6 miles away from Cocoa Beach center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 399.0 miles away from Cocoa Beach 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 327.7 miles away from Cocoa Beach 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 138.2 miles away from Cocoa Beach 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 (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cocoa Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cocoa Beach:

  • CAPE CANAVERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 701 W COCOA BEACH CAUSEWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cocoa Beach:

  • COURTENAY SPRINGS VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MERRITT ISLAND, FL)
  • HEALTH FIRST HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MERRITT ISLAND, FL)
  • ISLAND HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MERRITT ISLAND, FL)
  • WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER ROCKLEDGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • HEALTH CENTER OF MERRITT ISLAND, THE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MERRITT ISLAND, FL)
  • COPIA HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • GUARDIAN CARE SERVICES OF BREVARD, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)

Airports and heliports located in Cocoa Beach:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cocoa Beach:

  • Eastern Florida State College (about 10 miles; Cocoa, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,053)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 19 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 19 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Technical College (about 40 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • University of Central Florida (about 41 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)
  • Full Sail University (about 46 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 31,435)
  • Rollins College (about 49 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 3,085)

Public high schools in Cocoa Beach:

  • PROJECT SEARCH (Students: 297, Location: 701 W COCOA CAUSEWAY, Grades: 12)
  • COCOA BEACH JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1500 MINUTEMEN CSWY, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cocoa Beach:

Private elementary/middle school in Cocoa Beach:

  • OUR SAVIOUR SCHOOL (Students: 150, Location: 5301 N ATLANTIC AVE, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Cocoa Beach

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cocoa Beach: Canaveral Plaza (A), Casselberry Golf Club (B), Cocoa Beach Water Reclamation Facility (C), Cocoa Beach Public Library (D), Cocoa Beach Fire Department Station 1 (E), Cocoa Beach Fire Department Station 2 (F), Brevard County Rescue Station 61 (G), Cocoa Beach Police Department - Investigations (H), Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 61 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Banana River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cocoa Beach Manatee Watch (37 Crystal River Drive).

Hotels: Best Western Ocean Inn Fax Line (5500 North Atlantic Avenue), Ocean Landings Resort & Racquet Club (900 N Atlantic Ave), Cocoa Beach Oceanside Inn (1 Hendry Avenue), Anthony's On the Beach (3499 South Atlantic Avenue), BEST WESTERN OCEANFRONT RESORT (5600 North Atlantic Avenue), Beach Place (1445 South Atlantic Avenue), Coco's Locos Restaurant and Lounge (1550 North Atlantic Avenue), 3 Wishes (2080 North Atlantic Avenue), COMFORT INN & SUITES RESORT (3901 North Atlantic Avenue).

Birthplace of: Don "The Dragon" Wilson - Kickboxer, Kelly Slater - World Champion Surfer, Danny Verpaele - Football player, Terry Wolverton - Writer, Nancy Jan Davis - astronaut, Aaron Devoe - College basketball player (Bethune Cookman Wildcats), Carrot Top - (born 1967), comedian.

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

1.9 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
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

Banks with branches in Cocoa Beach (2011 data):

  • Sunrise Bank: at 5604 North Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 2005/08/01; Mobile Branch at 5604 N Atlantic Ave, branch established on 2005/09/22. Info updated 2007/07/24: Bank assets: $105.8 mil, Deposits: $96.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Causeway Branch at 4300 North Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1977/01/03. 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
  • Florida Community Bank, National Association: Coastal Bank Branch at 1701 North Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1999/02/17. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $3,354.7 mil, Deposits: $2,512.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Bond Street Management, Llc
  • SunTrust Bank: Cocoa Isles Branch at 150 Coco Isles Blvd, branch established on 1986/08/18. 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 Beach Branch at 4350 North Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 2001/04/09. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cocoa Beach Branch at 1775 North Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1977/06/27. 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

For population 15 years and over in Cocoa Beach:

Marital status in Cocoa Beach, FL
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cocoa Beach:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cocoa Beach
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Cocoa Beach (Cocoa Beach, Florida Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Cocoa Beach, FL (based on Brevard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Brevard County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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
Here:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Brevard County:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.3%
Florida:

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

9.0%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cocoa Beach:

54.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cocoa Beach:

50.1%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cocoa Beach:

10.2%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Cocoa Beach:

35.8%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cocoa Beach, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$151,767$55,1880$0
Parks and Recreation 25$72,675$34,88447$35,630
Firefighters 25$115,110$55,2530$0
Sewerage 25$91,830$44,0780$0
Other Government Administration 20$87,911$52,7476$4,322
Other and Unallocable 20$69,289$41,5739$8,777
Police - Other 16$45,965$34,4741$1,490
Financial Administration 14$47,862$41,0251$317
Streets and Highways 5$43,552$104,5252$2,385
Fire - Other 1$2,745$32,9400$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 184$728,706$47,52466$52,921

Cocoa Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $426,000 ($36.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,376,000 ($372.97)
    General - Other: $2,897,000 ($246.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,782,000 ($237.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,864,000 ($158.87)
    General Public Buildings: $1,863,000 ($158.78)
    Sewerage: $1,862,000 ($158.70)
    Water Utilities: $1,761,000 ($150.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,463,000 ($124.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $927,000 ($79.01)
    Central Staff Services: $712,000 ($60.68)
    Financial Administration: $638,000 ($54.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $300,000 ($25.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000 ($15.51)
    Parking Facilities: $171,000 ($14.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $13,667,000 ($1164.83)
    Corporate Stocks: $5,832,000 ($497.06)
    Benefit Payments: $2,008,000 ($171.14)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $575,000 ($49.01)
    Withdrawals: $50,000 ($4.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($1.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $908,000 ($77.39)
    Sewerage: $465,000 ($39.63)
    Police Protection: $202,000 ($17.22)
    Parking Facilities: $71,000 ($6.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,794,000 ($579.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($9.38)

Cocoa Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,772,000 ($236.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,540,000 ($131.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $500,000 ($42.61)
    Other: $419,000 ($35.71)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($8.95)
    Parking Facilities: $60,000 ($5.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $405,000 ($34.52)
    From Other Governments: $220,000 ($18.75)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-529,000 ($-45.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $935,000 ($79.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,193,000 ($101.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $139,000 ($11.85)
    Interest Earnings: $123,000 ($10.48)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.60)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,772,000 ($236.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $561,000 ($47.81)
    Highways: $92,000 ($7.84)
  • Tax - Property: $6,327,000 ($539.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,285,000 ($279.98)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $367,000 ($31.28)
    Other License: $225,000 ($19.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $161,000 ($13.72)

Cocoa Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,291,000 ($365.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,881,000 ($330.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000 ($34.94)

Cocoa Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $9,233,000 ($786.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,155,000 ($1121.20)

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, FL  0.49% ($51,481 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.21% ($64,467)
from Seminole County, FL  0.15% ($56,588)


4.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($866 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, FL  0.45% ($43,603 average AGI)
to Indian River County, FL  0.16% ($42,657)
to Seminole County, FL  0.12% ($47,176)
Businesses in Cocoa Beach, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Marriott1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's1
CVS1Motel 61
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Publix Super Markets2
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1UPS5
Hilton3Vans3
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
IHOP1Walgreens1
La Quinta2Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cocoa Beach:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Cocoa Beach:

  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 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.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W253AG (98.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIE-FM (91.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK)
  • W227AF (93.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIO (89.3 FM; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cocoa Beach:

  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cocoa Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cocoa Beach)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Cocoa Beach, FL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 182 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cocoa Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cocoa Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$217,94398$198,420174$202,1416$157,8621$303,27094$188,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$08$166,18523$216,8731$9,0000$09$137,911
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$245,00015$212,049106$202,5986$48,2720$048$179,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$276,04512$182,97345$230,4400$00$014$155,611
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$84,9205$187,17013$223,2580$00$04$299,393

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0681.00 , 0682.00, 0683.00, 0684.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$197,9100$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$188,0381$194,6400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$99,0001$102,0100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$304,0000$01$304,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0681.00 , 0682.00, 0683.00, 0684.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cocoa Beach, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cocoa Beach, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cocoa Beach, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.5%), and Outside Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cocoa Beach, FL
    • 9963.5%Structure Fires
    • 4025.6%Outside Fires
    • 95.8%Other
    • 85.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cocoa Beach, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cocoa Beach, Florida:

  • Sea Missile Motel, 4292 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931
  • Motel Florwin, 202 Roosevelt Ave, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931
  • Days Inn Cocoa Beach, 5500 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 , Phone: (321) 784-2550, Fax: (321) 799-8640
  • Motel 6 069, 3701 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 , Fax: (321) 868-0875
  • International Palms Resort, 1300 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 , Phone: (321) 783-2271, Fax: (321) 799-8569
  • Sea Aire Oceanfront Motel, 181 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 , Phone: (321) 783-2461, Fax: (321) 783-2461
  • Best Western Cocoa Beach Hotel & Suites, 5600 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 , Phone: (321) 783-7621, Fax: (321) 799-4576
  • Guest House Motel, 3 N Atlantic Ace, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931 , Phone: (321) 784-6646
  • 10 other hotels and motels
All 18 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cocoa Beach, Florida
Most common first names in Cocoa Beach, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18976.1 years
William16375.1 years
Robert13572.3 years
Mary12980.1 years
James10774.3 years
George9174.4 years
Joseph8577.1 years
Helen7380.2 years
Charles6773.5 years
Edward6274.6 years
Most common last names in Cocoa Beach, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4376.8 years
Miller3076.1 years
Williams2674.4 years
Johnson2676.4 years
Brown2177.4 years
Jones1876.7 years
Walker1874.5 years
Davis1675.0 years
Moore1579.8 years
Thompson1577.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cocoa Beach, FL
  • 93.3%Electricity
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cocoa Beach, FL
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 5.0%No fuel used


Cocoa Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cocoa Beach on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts 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"
There are 116 pilots and 64 other airmen in this city.
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