Cocoa Beach FL Houses
Cocoa Beach FL Houses
Cocoa Beach is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 11,761 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cocoa Beach is the 193rd largest community in Florida.
Cocoa Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Cocoa Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cocoa Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cocoa Beach is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cocoa Beach who work in management occupations (11.91%), sales jobs (11.23%), and food service (9.52%).
Also of interest is that Cocoa Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.62% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One of the nice things about Cocoa Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Cocoa Beach, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Cocoa Beach is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Cocoa Beach are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.28% of adults in Cocoa Beach have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor’s degree.
The per capita income in Cocoa Beach in 2010 was $41,933, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,732 for a family of four. However, Cocoa Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cocoa Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cocoa Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cocoa Beach include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Cocoa Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.