Brevard County Real Estate - Cocoa

Cocoa is in East Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 17,140. Cocoa is approximately 40 miles from Orlando (population 238,300) and around 26 miles from Palm Bay (population 103,190).

The median age for residents of Cocoa is 40. Around 28.6% of Cocoa households include school aged children and 30.5% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 59.1% of the Cocoa population are White, 31.3% are Black or African American, .5% American Indian, 1% Asian and 2.7% are Two or more Races.

There are 8,603 housing units in Cocoa. 1,367 (15.8%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 3,850 residential rental units in Cocoa. 3,150 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 17.4%.

Cocoa is located in Brevard Country, FL; north of Rockledge and west of Merritt Island. In 2002, Cocoa embarked on an intense annexation program, nearly doubling the city’s size to 14 square miles. The Census population figures do not include these annexed areas.

Some of Cocoa's biggest employers are: Beyel Brothers Crane & Rigging, Braden Kitchens, Brevard Community College, Brewer Paving & Development, CEMEX, and Coastal Steel. Beyel brothers Crane & Rigging is a Cocoa based company that offers heavy hauling and crane rentals. Braden Kitchens is also based in Cocoa, and offers kitchen cabinets. CEMEX provides cement and Coastal steel is a steel erection and fabrication company.

The biggest industries are trade, transportation and utilities and construction.

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Brevard County

Brevard County is located in the East Central Florida region, along with Orange, Volusia, Sumter, Seminole, Lake, and Osceola counties. There are many incorporated municipalities in Brevard. Cities include Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, and West Melbourne. The towns in Brevard are Grant-Valkaria, Indiatlantic, Malabar, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, and Palm Shores. Brevard?s population is well over half a million.

Top industries for Brevard County include technology, tourism, agriculture, and other service businesses. Top public sector employers for Brevard County are the Brevard County School Board, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, NASA, and US Department of Defense. Private sector employers include Harris Corporation, Health First, Inc., United Space Alliance, Wuesthoff Health System, and Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Kennedy Space Center is located on Merritt Island in Brevard County and provides many jobs for the area, as well as acting as a popular tourist destination. It is from this activity that Brevard takes its nickname, the Space Coast. Nicknamed "Space City USA", the city of Titusville is across the water from KSC. The city?s population is highly-educated. The city is a popular destination for visitors wishing to see spacecraft launches.

Other tourist attractions in Brevard County include Port Canaveral, one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Cocoa Beach. Port Canaveral is serviced by Disney Cruise Lines, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. Not just a tourist destination, the port is within a foreign trade zone.

In 2010 and 2011, the Brookings Institution reported that Brevard ranked in the bottom fifth of the nation's top metro areas, based on unemployment, gross metropolitan product, housing prices and foreclosed properties. In 2011, the county was rated the 6th worst in the nation for foreclosures. RealtyTrac rated Brevard as the best county in the United States for buyers in 2013 because of the low prices.

Neighboring Properties

AddressTypeSq FtClass 
1621 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 484 C
1605 Pinecrest Ct Single Family 1,177 C
1614 Highland Ct Single Family 944 C
1610 Highland Ct Mobile Home 1,196 B
1603 Pinecrest Ct Single Family 1,156 C
1622 Highland Ct Mobile Home 1,456 B
1606 Highland Ct Single Family 1,680 C
1629 Pinecrest Ct Single Family 1,488 C
1610 Pinecrest Ct Single Family 866 C
1618 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 858 C
1624 Highland Ct Mobile Home 384 B
1602 Highland Ct Single Family 768 C
1622 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 784 C
1606 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 1,040 B
1303 Clearlake Rd Office building, non-professional service building, one story 1,028 C
1626 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 2,280 B
1628 Highland Ct Mobile Home 968 C
1261 Clearlake Rd Auto sales, auto repair and storage or auto service shop 1,568 B
1630 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 792 C
1600 Pinecrest Ct Auto sales, auto repair and storage or auto service shop 1,800 B
1634 Highland Ct Mobile Home 0 L
1637 Pinecrest Ct Single Family 572 C
1634 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 1,308 B
1565 Rosa St Multi-family - less than 10 units 1,428 C
1567 Rosa St Multi-family - less than 10 units 1,428 C
1565 Rosa St Vacant Residential 0 L
1613 Highland Ct Mobile Home 1,456 B
1609 Highland Ct Single Family 798 C
1617 Highland Ct Mobile Home 520 C
1575 Rosa St Multi-family - less than 10 units 1,512 C
1585 Rosa St Multi-family - less than 10 units 1,512 C
1605 Highland Ct Mobile Home 672 C
1621 Highland Ct Mobile Home 516 C
1638 Pinecrest Ct Mobile Home 605 C
1642 Highland Ct Mobile Home 1,104 B
1601 Highland Ct Mobile Home 0 L
1625 Highland Ct Single Family 1,025 C
1375 Clearlake Rd Auto sales, auto repair and storage or auto service shop 7,440 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
1524 Paradise Ln .16 0 $33,000
2419 Auburn Dr .85 1,200 $339,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $44,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 600 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $44,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $44,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $44,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $50,900
800 Fiske Blvd N .86 850 $44,900

Local Household Income

The median household income in this part of Florida is $62,468. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $20,497 per year. The top 10% earn more than $145,332 per year. The top 1% earn more than $390,929 per year. Most renters earn between $28,824 (20th percentile) and $50,820 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $124,936 and $156,170.

The tax assessed value of this property places it in percentile 27 of all properties in this area. This suggests it would appeal to someone earning around $39,831 per year who should qualify for a mortgage between $79,662 and $99,578.

Source: US Census American Community Survey - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year PUMS estimates

Local Rents

The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $871. Most renters earn between $2,402 and $4,235 per month. They typically spend 32% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $635 (20th percentile) to $1,227 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 10%.

This property falls in percentile 27 of all properties in this area. This corresponds to a rent of $700 per month and a monthly household income of $2,572 ($30,864 per year)

Nearby Companies

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1235c, LLC
1235 Clearlake Rd
Highland Food Mart, Inc.
1235 Clearlake Rd
The Yellow Store C, Inc.
1235 Clearlake Rd
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