Cocoa

Cocoa Village is for the hipsters of Brevard County

Cocoa

Cocoa Village is for the hipsters of Brevard County

Cocoa was founded by fishermen with the first families arriving around 1860. A post office was established at Magnolia Point, and the city's first commercial building was erected around 1881. First plats of the new settlement were made in 1882 under the name "Indian River City."



Some Factual Data



Population in 2012: 17,217 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%

Median resident age: 40.0 years (Florida: 41.3 years)

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,983 (it was $27,062 in 2000) (Florida: $44,299)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $101,104 (it was $64,000 in 2000) (Florida: $151,000)

Mean prices in 2011:

  • All housing units: $177,844
  • Detached houses: $183,342
  • Townhouses or other attached units: $142,583
  • In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,466
  • In 5-or-more-unit structures: $275,907
  • Mobile homes: $42,698
  • Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,770

Median gross rent in 2011: $723

  • White alone - 9,531 (55.1%)
  • Black alone - 5,019 (29.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2,210 (12.8%)
  • Two or more races - 394 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 83 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 32 (0.2%)

Ancestries:

  • German (10.7%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • English (7.3%)
  • Italian (6.0%)
  • United States (4.9%)
  • Polish (3.0%)

For population 25 years and over in Cocoa:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cocoa city:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

Cocoa compared to Florida state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Details

City : Cocoa

Population : 17,140

Area : North County

State : Florida

Government : Council-Manager

Zipcodes: 32922, 32923, 32924, 32926, 32927

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