Cocoa West, Florida Population 2024

5,727

Cocoa West is a city located in Brevard County Florida. Cocoa West has a 2024 population of 5,727. Cocoa West is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,966 in 2020.

The average household income in Cocoa West is $55,299 with a poverty rate of 37.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cocoa West is 42 years, 42.2 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Cocoa West Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cocoa West was:

  • White: 58.32%
  • Black or African American: 36.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Other race: 1.85%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,588.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.01% (-239)
The current population of Cocoa West, Florida is 5,727 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,966.

Cocoa West, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,34058.32%
Black or African American2,07236.18%
Two or more races1903.32%
Other race1061.85%
Native American190.33%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cocoa West Population by Race

Cocoa West Population Pyramid 2024

Cocoa West Median Age

42

Total

42.2

Male

39.9

Female

Cocoa West Adults

There are 4,745 adults, (827 of whom are seniors) in Cocoa West.

Cocoa West Age Dependency

46.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cocoa West Sex Ratio

Female2,80649%
Male2,92151%

Cocoa West Population by Age

Cocoa West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7382.0845.454.6
Non Family1,6431.3644.155.9
Married4972.8368.431.6
Female4933.236.563.5
Male1054.610100
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cocoa West Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cocoa West Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cocoa West Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.76%.

Cocoa West Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,115

Average Earnings

$29,755

Average Male

$19,492

Average Female

Cocoa West Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cocoa West Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cocoa West Language

94.92% of Cocoa West residents speak only English, while 5.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.95% of the population.

Cocoa West Language

Cocoa West Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,1721,18037.2%
Black2,06896546.66%
Hispanic4328319.21%
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37.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.84%

Male Poverty Rate

44.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cocoa West

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cocoa West is Black, with 46.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cocoa West is Hispanic, with 19.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.14%.

Cocoa West Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College52.24%
Less Than 9th Grade50.12%
High School23.59%
Bachelors or Greater13.7%
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Cocoa West Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Unemployed56.67%
Female Employed23.61%
Male Employed14.93%
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Cocoa West Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cocoa West Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cocoa West Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.2%

Male Marriage Rate

22.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cocoa West Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cocoa West 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 55-64.

Cocoa West Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cocoa West Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

431

Number of Veterans

399

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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Cocoa West Veterans by War

count

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Cocoa West Veterans by Age

count

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Cocoa West Veterans by Race

Cocoa West Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

29.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cocoa West Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cocoa West Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cocoa West Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cocoa West Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.52%

Born in Cocoa West

95.62%

Native Born

4.38%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

3.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.62% of Cocoa West residents were born in the United States, with 52.52% having been born in Florida. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cocoa West Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,727
20235,727
20225,727-497-7.99%
20216,2242584.32%
20205,966-629-9.54%
20196,5954437.2%
20186,15290217.18%
20175,2501352.64%
20165,1152054.18%
20154,9101082.25%
20144,802-556-10.38%
20135,358-319-5.62%
20125,677-195-3.32%
20115,872-53-0.89%
20105,925
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Cocoa West Population by Year