Cocoa, Florida Population 2022

19,421
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Cocoa is a city located in Brevard County Florida. With a 2020 population of 19,421, it is the 210th largest city in Florida and the 2359th largest city in the United States. Cocoa is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually but its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,151 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Cocoa has a population density of 1,456 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cocoa is $56,628 with a poverty rate of 13.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $127,400. The median age in Cocoa is 40.3 years, 39.4 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Cocoa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cocoawas:

  • White: 56.33%
  • Black or African American: 33.63%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Asian: 2.27%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Cocoa, Florida is 19,421 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,151.

Cocoa, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Cocoa Population by Race

Cocoa Population Pyramid 2022

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Cocoa Median Age

39.8


Total

38.6


Male

40.3


Female

Cocoa Adults

There are 15,383 adults, (3,631 of whom are seniors) in Cocoa.

Cocoa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cocoa Sex Ratio

Female

10,719

53.19%

Male

9,432

46.81%

Cocoa Population by Age

Cocoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cocoa Household Types

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cocoa Households and Families

3.37

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Cocoa Households by Type

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Cocoa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cocoa Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Cocoa Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,241

Average Earnings

$38,880

Average Male

$30,899

Average Female

Cocoa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cocoa Language by Age

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Cocoa Language

88.41% of Cocoa residents speak only English, while 11.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.26% of the population.

Cocoa Language

Cocoa Poverty by Race

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13.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cocoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cocoa is Multiple, with 27.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cocoa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.07%.

Cocoa Poverty

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Cocoa Poverty Rate by Education

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Cocoa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cocoa Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Cocoa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cocoa Married by Age and Sex

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Cocoa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cocoa Marital Status by Race

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Cocoa Marital Status

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1,915

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Cocoa Veterans by War

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Cocoa Veterans by Age

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Cocoa Veterans by Race

Cocoa Veterans by Education

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10.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cocoa Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cocoa Employment by Age

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Cocoa Employment by Race

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Cocoa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.20%

Born in Cocoa

92.72%

Native Born

7.28%

Foreign Born

3.80%

Non Citizen

3.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.72% of Cocoa residents were born in the United States, with 50.20% having been born in Florida. 3.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cocoa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Cocoa Population by Year