Reported Annual Crime In Cocoa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCocoa/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,579n/a (estimate)8,8583,1172,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCocoa/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a16.85.45.3
Rape27n/a151.536.940.4
Robbery82n/a460.097.9102.8
Assault257n/a1,441.8290.2248.5
Violent crime369n/a (estimate)2,070430386
Burglary244n/a1,368.9486.7468.9
Theft854n/a4,791.01,990.81,745.0
Vehicle theft112n/a628.3209.3236.9
Property crime1,210n/a (estimate)6,7882,6872,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Cocoa, FL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 184% higher than the average of crimes committed in Florida. It is also 212% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Cocoa, FL shows a crime rate that is 381% higher than the Florida average. The crime rate is also 436% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Cocoa, FL is shown to be 153% higher than the Florida average and 177% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palm Shores, FL1,2421428881,030
Satellite Beach, FL10,495939871,080
South Patrick Shores, FL6,3981611,0091,170
Viera West, FL8,6802091,3091,518
Sharpes, FL2,9282791,7412,020
Rockledge, FL26,1443081,8992,206
Cape Canaveral, FL10,1163061,9142,220
Cocoa, FL17,5582,0706,7888,858

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cocoa is 212% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 24.27 daily crimes that occur in Cocoa.
  • Cocoa is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cocoa you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cocoa has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Cocoa (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Cocoa, FL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national level. In Cocoa, FL the total number of daily crimes is 2.84 times more than the Florida average and 3.12 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Cocoa, FL is 4.81 times more than the Florida average and 5.36 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Cocoa, FL has a daily crime rate that is 2.53 times more than the Florida average and 2.77 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Cocoa (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Cocoa, FL compared to every other city in Florida as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Cocoa, FL ranks safer than 0% of every city located within Florida along with 0% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Florida and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Cocoa, FL. As a result, Cocoa, FL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cocoa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cocoa is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cocoa is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cocoa is 1 in 12
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cocoa, FL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cocoa, FL, then there is a 1 in 49 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 15. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 12 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cocoa, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Cocoa (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Cocoa, FL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Cocoa, FL has increased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Cocoa, FL has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Cocoa, FL has decreased by 7% year to year.

Cocoa police department

ItemCocoaFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8531,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.94.23.3
There are a total of 85 Cocoa police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.5% greater than the Florida average and 50.4% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bay City, TX17,5583244,2574,581
Colonial Heights, VA17,5543264,5814,906
Woodmere, NY17,554153631784
Culpeper, VA17,5652421,9062,149
Takoma Park, MD17,5673352,1842,519
Cocoa, FL17,5582,0706,7888,858
Source: The Cocoa, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.