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Cocoa Beach is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 11,400 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cocoa Beach is the 193rd largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Cocoa Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Cocoa Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cocoa Beach is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cocoa Beach who work in management occupations (12.92%), office and administrative support (12.24%) and food service (11.98%).
Also of interest is that Cocoa Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Cocoa Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.77% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cocoa Beach has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cocoa Beach a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Cocoa Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Cocoa Beach is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.83% of adults in Cocoa Beach have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Cocoa Beach in 2010 was $34,981, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,924 for a family of four. However, Cocoa Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cocoa Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cocoa Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cocoa Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cocoa Beach is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|COCOA BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,985|
|COCOA BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||69.80%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||30.21%|
|TYPE OF COCOA BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||29.73%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.33%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.27%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||56.52%|
|SIZE OF COCOA BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.79%|
|AGE OF COCOA BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.76%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||55.93%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||38.00%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.31%|
|COCOA BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$313,874|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,381|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $66,000||3.60%|
|$66,001 - $132,000||1.94%|
|$132,001 - $264,000||29.71%|
|$264,001 - $395,000||28.96%|
|$395,001 - $527,000||17.22%|
|$527,001 - $659,000||9.04%|
|$659,001 - $989,000||7.72%|
|$989,001 - $1,318,000||1.27%|
|PEOPLE OF COCOA BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.36%|
|5 TO 17||10.12%|
|18 TO 24||4.62%|
|25 TO 34||7.98%|
|35 TO 54||25.67%|
|55 TO 64||16.75%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||32.49%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.58%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$49,777|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$34,981|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.35%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Accommodation (15.25%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.88%)
Public Service (5.97%)
Real estate (5.16%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.23%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.09%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.39%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.36%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.75%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.64%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.14%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.78%)
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