Income/capita 41%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 33%
IndexCocoa BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$41,933$27,598$29,829
Median household income$52,473$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,663$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,255$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$34,122$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$25,981$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cocoa Beach is 41% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cocoa Beach is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cocoa Beach is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cocoa Beach is 49% lower than the national average

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      Cocoa Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.9%12.6%
      Public administration6.8%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%1.4%
      Education, health & social services11.9%33.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Viera West, FL8,680$79,08743%
      South Patrick Shores, FL6,398$70,36327%
      Palm Shores, FL1,242$65,58819%
      Viera East, FL11,090$65,14318%
      Satellite Beach, FL10,495$63,17014%
      Cocoa Beach, FL11,466$52,4735%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Accokeek, MD11,466$121,736120%
      Fenton, MI11,471$47,19615%
      Tarrytown, NY11,460$104,23188%
      Lake Wylie, SC11,472$77,29840%
      Cheney, WA11,479$31,00444%
      Cocoa Beach, FL11,466$52,4735%
      Source: The Cocoa Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).