Cocoa, FL Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Cocoa?

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There are 18,891 residents in Cocoa, with a median age of 43.4. Of this, 47.31% are males and 52.69% are females. US-born citizens make up 91.42% of the resident pool in Cocoa, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.39%. Additionally, 2.19% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 16,648 people in Cocoa currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 18,891 -6.2%
Male Population 8,937 -5.2%
Female Population 9,954 -7.1%
Male population 47.31%
Female population 52.69%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 43.4 9.1%
Citizen US Born 17,271 -5.2%
Citizen not US Born 1,207 3.1%
Not Citizen 413 -46.0%
Citizen US Born 91.42%
Citizen not US Born 6.39%
Not Citizen 2.19%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 14 -44.0%
Moved from Same County 1,208 -15.1%
Moved from Same State 316 -32.2%
Moved from Different State 620 -31.0%
Same House as Last Year 16,648 -3.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.07%
Moved from Same County 6.42%
Moved from Same State 1.68%
Moved from Different State 3.3%
Same House as Last Year 88.52%

What are the employment statistics in Cocoa?

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White-collar workers make up 77.74% of the working population in Cocoa, while blue-collar employees account for 22.26%. There are also 1,023 entrepreneurs in Cocoa (11.93% of the workforce); 5,954 workers employed in private companies (69.43%); and 1,241 people working in governmental institutions (14.47%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 6,666 -5.0%
Blue Collar 1,909 -0.6%
White Collar 77.74%
Blue Collar 22.26%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,023 -4.3%
Private Companies 5,954 -4.3%
Governmental Workers 1,241 -5.7%
Not for Profit Companies 357 8.8%
Self Employees 11.93%
Private Companies 69.43%
Governmental Workers 14.47%
Not for Profit Companies 4.16%

How many households are there in Cocoa?

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There are a total of 7,877 households in Cocoa, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 51.53% of these Cocoa households, while non-family units account for the remaining 48.47%. Additionally, 21.61% of households have children and 78.39% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,877 -2.3%
Average People Per Household 2 -4.0%
Family Households 4,059 -10.8%
Non-family Households 3,818 8.7%
Family Households 51.53%
Non-family Households 48.47%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,702 -20.6%
Households without Children 6,175 4.3%
Households with Children 21.61%
Households without Children 78.39%

What are the median and average incomes in Cocoa?

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The average annual household income in Cocoa is $69,613, while the median household income sits at $48,085 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $46,333, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $50,760. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $30,903 and $43,525, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $69,613 9.2%
Median Household Income $48,085 6.8%
People below Poverty Level 2,318 -11.1%
People above Poverty Level 16,466 -5.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Cocoa?

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There are 9,500 housing units in Cocoa, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1974. Of the 7,877 occupied housing units in Cocoa, 62.56% are owner-occupied, while 37.44% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 55.01% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $147,200. In general, housing costs reach $903 per month in Cocoa.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,500 -1.5%
Median Year Built 1974 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 216 -12.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 173 78.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,112 1.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,772 -1.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,153 -2.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,777 -3.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 687 -12.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 862 11.9%
Built between 2010 and 2019 699 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 49 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,877 -2.3%
Owner Occupied 4,928 10.8%
Renter Occupied 2,949 -18.4%
Owner Occupied 62.56%
Renter Occupied 37.44%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,711 10.7%
Without Mortgage 2,217 11.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $147,200 13.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $136,400 10.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $903 7.6%
With Mortgage 55.01%
Without Mortgage 44.99%

What is the level of education in Cocoa?

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Approximately 40.42% of the population in Cocoa holds a high school degree (that's 5,976 residents), while 23.92% have attained a college certificate (4,876 locals) and 16.08% have a bachelor's degree (2,378 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 412 -19.5%
Some High School 5,976 -3.5%
Some College 4,876 -12.3%
Associate Degree 1,630 -21.1%
Bachelor's Degree 2,378 34.1%
Graduate Degree 852 -7.7%
No High School 2.79%
Some High School 40.42%
Some College 23.92%
Associate Degree 11.03%
Bachelor's Degree 16.08%
Graduate Degree 5.76%

What is the marital status of Cocoa residents?

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A total of 5,024 people in Cocoa have never been married (which represents 33.1% of the total population), while 6,133 of them are wedded (40.41%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 469 (3.09%) and 2,900 (19.11%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,024 -13.8%
Married 6,133 -10.9%
Separated 469 -7.7%
Widowed 1,119 23.0%
Divorced 2,900 21.1%
Never Married 33.1%
Married 40.41%
Separated 3.09%
Widowed 7.37%
Divorced 19.11%

What are the most common means of transportation in Cocoa?

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The top three means of transportation people in Cocoa use to get to work are: car, walking and ferryboat. A total of 7,295 residents commute by car, 147 prefer going to work by walking and 47 by ferryboat.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 7,295 -5.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 43 -27.1%
Ferryboat 47 -2.1%
Bicycle 13 N/A
Motorcycle 42 -10.6%
TaxiCab 16 45.5%
Walk 147 15.8%

What is the median and average household income in Cocoa by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
32922 15,108 6,505 $40,359.00 $57,773.00
32926 23,193 9,333 $55,687.00 $75,842.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 32922 32926