Cocoa, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Cocoa, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Cocoa had a population of 18,605 as of July 1, 2018. Cocoa ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cocoa is located at latitude 28.3775 and longitude -80.7647 in Brevard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cocoa (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.33 sq. miles and a water area of 2.07 sq. miles. Brevard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The City of Cocoa (GNIS ID: 2404089) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cocoa is located within Cocoa-Rockledge CCD of Brevard County.


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Cocoa, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 18,605
Population in Households 18,541
Population in Familes 13,870
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 1,396
Diversity Index3 66
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,118
Average Household Income $53,491
Per Capita Income $22,183

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,158 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,604 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,453 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $134,110
Average Home Value $193,771
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,762
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,672
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.0% 1.19%
Households 0.85% 1.12%
Families 0.96% 1.07%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Cocoa, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cocoa to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 205 78th
Population Density # 502 45th
Diversity Index # 202 78th
Median Household Income # 769 16th
Per Capita Income # 644 30th

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