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1.26% growth
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Median Household Income
5.08% growth
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0.35% growth
Median Property Value
1.79% decline

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The economy of Cocoa, FL employs 6,958 people. The economy of Cocoa, FL is specialized in Admin., Support, Waste Management Services; Accommodation & Food Service; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 1.91; 1.49; and 1.44 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Cocoa, FL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,059), Retail trade (881), and Accommodation & Food Service (837), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,372), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($37,245), and Educational Services ($27,731).

Median household income in Cocoa, FL is $32,067. Males in Cocoa, FL have an average income that is 1.17 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,311. The income inequality of Cocoa, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Cocoa, FL. In Brevard County, FL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 75 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,564. Duval County, FL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Florida.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Cocoa, FL is from the county of Brevard County, FL.

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Cocoa, FL is home to a population of 17,558 people, from which 92.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Cocoa, FL is composed of 8,749 White residents (49.8%), 5,041 Black residents (28.7%), 2,866 Hispanic residents (16.3%), 515 Two+ residents (2.93%), and 154 Asian residents (0.88%). The most common foreign languages in Cocoa, FL are Spanish (2,187 speakers), Arabic (237 speakers), and French (96 speakers), but compared to other places, Cocoa, FL has a relative high number of Arabic (237 speakers), Armenian (28 speakers), and French (96 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Cocoa, FL awarded 4,641 degrees. The student population of Cocoa, FL is skewed towards females, with 1,916 male students and 2,725 female students. Most students in Cocoa, FL are White (3,378 and 72.8%), followed by Black or African American (436 and 9.4%), Hispanic or Latino (430 and 9.3%), and Two or more races (148 and 3.19%). The largest universities in Cocoa, FL by number of graduates are Eastern Florida State College (4,641 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Cocoa, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,268 and 48.9%), Registered Nursing (109 and 2.35%), and Information Technology (32 and 0.69%). The median tuition costs in Cocoa, FL are N/A for private four year colleges, and $1,892 and $7,573 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cocoa, FL is $93,200, which is 0.45 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $94,900 to $93,200, a 1.79% increase. The homeownership rate of Cocoa, FL is 53.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Cocoa, FL have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cocoa, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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