Cocoa demographics profile

StatisticCocoaFloridaNational
Population17,55819,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,31729491
Median age37.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%38%43%
Speak English82%72%79%
Speak Spanish14%21%13%
Cocoa, FL has a population of 17,558 and is the 2,464th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,317 per sq mi which is 349% higher than the Florida average and 1354% higher than the national average. The median age in Cocoa is 37 which is approximately 11% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Cocoa, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 14% speak Spanish. 45% of Cocoa residents were born in Florida, 41% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Cocoa is 349% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Cocoa is 11% lower than Florida.
  • In Cocoa 62.49% of the population is White.
  • In Cocoa 29.17% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cocoa 0.88% of the population is Asian.

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Cocoa population breakdown by race

RaceCocoaFloridaNational
White62.49%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American29.17%16.14%12.63%
Asian0.88%2.61%5.22%
American Indian0.36%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.71%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race4.63%2.48%3.06%
Other race1.76%2.54%4.75%
In Cocoa, 16.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Cocoa, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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