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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cocoawas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cocoa
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.