Income/capita 30%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 83%
Income per capita$20,834$27,598$29,829
Median household income$32,067$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,537$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,899$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$26,573$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$20,792$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate8.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level26.8%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cocoa is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cocoa is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cocoa is 83% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cocoa is 78% higher than the national average

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      Cocoa median earnings by income bracket

      Cocoa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.8%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector7.5%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%0.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%14.0%
      Public administration10.0%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%3.9%
      Education, health & social services8.3%40.1%

      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, FL17,558$32,06742%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bay City, TX17,558$41,29825%
      Woodmere, NY17,554$125,576127%
      Colonial Heights, VA17,554$49,63910%
      Culpeper, VA17,565$54,5071%
      Takoma Park, MD17,567$78,92143%
      Cocoa, FL17,558$32,06742%
      Source: The Cocoa, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).