Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, Florida

Cocoa Beach is a city in Brevard County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 11,400. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.89 square miles. An elevation is 12 feet (3.65 m) above sea level. The population density was 2,331 people per square mile. The median age was 56.4 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 88 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
11,400 residents
Population Change
-8.7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
56.4 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
7.4% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
5,343 residents
Population Females
6,057 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
4.0% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 1.1% North America, 1.0% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+2,153 (+18.5%)
Live and Work in the City
1,825 (36.8%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
5.6% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Cocoa Beach Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Cocoa Beach Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Cocoa Beach Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $280,636 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$157,736 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $473 – $760
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              94 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,452 (0.80%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,228 (0.80%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $55,485 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$13,113 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$12,294 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • 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

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • PROJECT SEARCH
                      Students: 297
                      Location: 701 W COCOA CAUSEWAY
                      Grades: 12
                      Location: 1500 MINUTEMEN CSWY
                      Grades: 7-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                      Students: 391
                      Location: 400 S 4TH ST
                      Grades: KG-6
                      Location: 1400 MINUTEMEN CSWY
                      Grades: PK-6

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • OUR SAVIOUR SCHOOL
                      Students: 150
                      Location: 5301 N ATLANTIC AVE
                      Grades: PK-7
                    Cocoa Beach Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    52 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    35 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    3.06 policemen (State: 2.35)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Cocoa Beach Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              81 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.51 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              9 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.17 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              75 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.40 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              186 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.48 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              407 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              7.61 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Cocoa Beach

                              • CAPE CANAVERAL HOSPITAL
                                Voluntary non-profit – Private
                                provides emergency services
                                701 W COCOA BEACH CAUSEWAY
                              • 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 & Heliports in Cocoa Beach

                              • Patrick Afb Airport
                              • Cape Canaveral Afs Skid Strip Airport
                              • Cape Canaveral Hospital Heliport

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Cocoa Beach by Race (According to 2015)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)


                                        Natural Disasters in Cocoa Beach


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            6% (Smaller then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            96% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            24 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            14 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            6 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Cocoa Beach: 32931
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