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Total crime 138%
Violent crime 112%
Property crime 143%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCocoa/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,116n/a (estimate)5,9342,5242,489
Murder2n/a10.65.25.0
Rape5n/a26.639.442.6
Robbery58n/a308.475.581.6
Assault86n/a457.3258.3250.2
Violent crime151n/a (estimate)803378379
Burglary137n/a728.5295.2340.5
Theft768n/a4,083.61,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft60n/a319.0181.8219.9
Property crime965n/a (estimate)5,1312,1462,110

Key findings

  • Cocoa crime rates are 138% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cocoa are 112% higher than the national average
  • In Cocoa you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cocoa is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cocoa has decreased by 4%

Cocoa crime map

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The Cocoa crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cocoa as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Cocoa crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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. In Cocoa, the total number of daily crimes is 2.35 times more than the Florida average and 2.38 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Cocoa is 2.12 times more than the Florida average and 2.12 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Cocoa has a daily crime rate that is 2.39 times more than the Florida average and 2.43 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Cocoa (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Cocoa to every other city in Florida, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Cocoa safe? The gauges above illustrate that Cocoa is safer than 4% of every city located within Florida along with 3% 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. As a result, Cocoa, FL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the 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 125
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cocoa is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cocoa is 1 in 17
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Cocoa, Florida? If you reside in Cocoa, then there is a 1 in 125 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 20. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 17 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cocoa.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Cocoa is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Cocoa has increased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Cocoa has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in Cocoa has decreased by 4% 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
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Satellite Beach, FL10,49598615713
      Palm Shores, FL1,242133757890
      South Patrick Shores, FL6,3981689511,119
      Viera West, FL8,6801771,0021,179
      Sharpes, FL2,9282101,1941,404
      Rockledge, FL26,1442211,3851,606
      Viera East, FL11,0902641,5011,766
      Cocoa, FL17,5588035,1315,934

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bay City, TX17,5585383,0733,611
      Woodmere, NY17,554146560707
      Colonial Heights, VA17,5543994,0474,446
      Culpeper, VA17,5651701,8021,971
      Takoma Park, MD17,5673972,2862,683
      Cocoa, FL17,5588035,1315,934
      Source: The Cocoa, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.