Real estate in popular Cocoa Beach neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Cocoa Beach, FL
About Cocoa Beach
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 11,235 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cocoa Beach is the 193rd largest community in Florida.
Cocoa Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cocoa Beach is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cocoa Beach who work in management occupations (17.56%), sales jobs (13.26%) and office and administrative support (12.14%).
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 8.66% 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.
A large number of seniors call Cocoa Beach home: people 65 and over are 34.15% of the population. Because of the prominence of the retirement community, this is good place for the over-65 crowd to settle, as many of the city’s services and social community are geared to this demographic.
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.
The citizens of Cocoa Beach are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.01% of adults in Cocoa Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cocoa Beach in 2010 was $38,635, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,540 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 Irish, German, English, Italian, Scottish 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||72.89%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.12%|
|TYPE OF COCOA BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||29.05%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.80%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.27%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||59.69%|
|SIZE OF COCOA BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.28%|
|AGE OF COCOA BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.05%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||57.96%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.12%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.87%|
|COCOA BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$244,145|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$773|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||2.23%|
|$43,001 - $85,000||1.39%|
|$85,001 - $171,000||21.66%|
|$171,001 - $256,000||25.49%|
|$256,001 - $342,000||17.63%|
|$342,001 - $427,000||12.40%|
|$427,001 - $641,000||16.21%|
|$641,001 - $855,000||2.37%|
|PEOPLE OF COCOA BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.01%|
|5 TO 17||9.10%|
|18 TO 24||4.82%|
|25 TO 34||6.44%|
|35 TO 54||26.09%|
|55 TO 64||17.40%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||34.15%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.92%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$50,934|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,635|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.10%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (15.13%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.68%)
Public Service (9.03%)
Real estate (8.39%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.77%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.36%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.52%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.17%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.15%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (17.37%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.50%)
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