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Population (year 2000): 16,412. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,898 (+3.0% change)
Males: 7,797 (47.5%), Females: 8,615 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $27,062 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Cocoa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.0%)
  • Black (32.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (9.6%), United States (9.1%), Irish (9.0%), English (8.7%), Italian (5.6%), French (3.3%).Florida

Elevation: 39 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Cocoa,

For population 25 years and over in Cocoa

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cocoa city

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

5.8% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,263 (-7.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Melbourne, (19.2 miles pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Tampa, (121.4 miles pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (891.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West, FL (1.4 miles Cocoa FL (3.2 miles Rockledge, Island, FL Merritt (4.1 miles FL (5.1 miles Sharpes, St. John, FL (8.1 miles Port Beach, FL Cocoa (9.4 miles Canaveral, FL Cape (9.7 miles Shores, FL (13.6 miles Palm


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $291,700
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $201,400

Latitude: 28.37 N, Longitude: 80.74 W

Area code: 321


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.9%), Retail trade (13.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +772 (+4.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,188 (17.4%)


 

Crime in Cocoa by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 1 1 2
    per 100,000 18.3 6.1 6.1 12.2
Rapes 19 16 41 23
    per 100,000 115.8 97.5 249.8 140.1
Robberies 102 94 92 66
    per 100,000 621.5 572.8 560.6 402.1
Assaults 257 269 308 341
    per 100,000 1565.9 1639.0 1876.7 2077.7
Burglaries 375 466 365 415
    per 100,000 2284.9 2839.4 2224.0 2528.6
Thefts 1,064 1,015 851 608
    per 100,000 6483.1 6184.5 5185.2 3704.6
Auto thefts 149 141 86 88
    per 100,000 907.9 859.1 524.0 536.2
1056.1 1059.6 1054.5 972.5

Average climate in Cocoa, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cocoa,

Cocoa-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Cocoa city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1972, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jumaine Jones - NBA player (Los Angeles Lakers, born: Feb 10, 1979).


Hospitals/medical centers near Cocoa:
  • WUESTHOFF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • CAPE CANAVERAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; COCOA BEACH, FL)
  • PARRISH MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; TITUSVILLE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cocoa:
  • SPACE COAST REGIONAL (about 10 miles; TITUSVILLE, FL; ID: TIX)
  • PATRICK AFB (about 14 miles; COCOA BEACH, FL; ID: COF)
  • CAPE CANAVERAL AFS SKID STRIP (about 15 miles; COCOA BEACH, FL; ID: XMR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cocoa:
  • MERRITT ISLAND (about 5 miles; MERRITT ISLAND, FL; ID: COI)
  • NASA SHUTTLE LANDING FACILITY (about 17 miles; TITUSVILLE, FL; ID: X68)
  • ARTHUR DUNN AIR PARK (about 19 miles; TITUSVILLE, FL; ID: X21)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 1 $1,364 $16,368 0 $0
Streets and Highways 89 $241,190 $32,520 0 $0
Sewerage 33 $78,376 $28,500 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7 $21,343 $36,588 0 $0
Financial Administration 53 $135,802 $30,747 0 $0
Firefighters 47 $75,089 $19,171 0 $0
Police - Other 25 $45,840 $22,003 4 $3,986
Other Government Administration 10 $32,708 $39,249 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 68 $211,365 $37,299 0 $0
Water Supply 45 $115,460 $30,789 0 $0
Totals for Government 378 $958,537 $30,429 4 $3,986
College/University in Cocoa:
  • BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE-COCOA CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 7,277; Location: 1519 CLEARLAKE RD; Public; Website: WWW.BREVARD.CC.FL.US)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cocoa:
  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MELBOURNE (about 22 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,055)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (about 39 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 26,717)
  • VALENCIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 15,792)
  • ROLLINS COLLEGE (about 46 miles; WINTER PARK, FL; FT enrollment: 2,899)
  • SEMINOLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SANFORD, FL; FT enrollment: 5,261)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ORLANDO CAMPUS (about 47 miles; MAITLAND, FL; FT enrollment: 3,992)
  • STETSON UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; DELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,966)
Public high school in Cocoa:
  • COCOA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,445; Location: 2000 TIGER TRAIL; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Cocoa:
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 188; Location: PO BOX 3147; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FLORIDA LEARNING ACADEMY PRIVA (Students: 74; Location: 5640 HASTINGS ST; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Cocoa:
  • SPACE COAST JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,543; Location: 6150 BANYAN STREET; Grades: 07 - 10)
  • ENTERPRISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 896; Location: 7000 ENTERPRISE ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ATLANTIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 806; Location: 7300 BRIGGS AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • FAIRGLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 784; Location: 201 INDIAN TRAIL; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SATURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 775; Location: 880 RANGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CHALLENGER 7 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 646; Location: 6135 RENA DRIVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CAMBRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 2000 CAMBRIDGE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ENDEAVOUR ELEMENTARY MAGNET (Students: 571; Location: 905 PINEDA STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CLEARLAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 1225 CLEARLAKE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • RONALD MCNAIR MAGNET MIDDLE (Students: 388; Location: 1 CHALLENGER DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Cocoa:
  • ST MARKS ACADEMY (Students: 139; Location: 2 CHURCH ST.; Grades: PK - 6)
  • COCOA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 1500 COX RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FRIENDSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 385 SOUTH BURNETT RD; Grades: 1 - 5)
Library in Cocoa:
  • BREVARD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $13,885,539; Location: 219 INDIAN RIVER DRIVE; 1,139,701 books; 31,055 audio materials; 35,653 video materials; 4,145 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Cocoa: Ives Railroad Station (A), Byrd Plaza (B), Cocoa Public Library (C).

Cemeteries: Brevard Memorial Park (1), Florida Memorial Cemetery (2).


Cocoa compared to Florida state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Cocoa:
  • WMMV (1350 AM; 1 kW; COCOA, FL)
  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBC (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COCOA, FL; Owner: ASTRO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
Strongest FM radio stations in Cocoa:
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMIE-FM (91.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK)
  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W230AL (93.9 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • W253AG (98.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIO (89.3 FM; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Cocoa:
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)

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