Indian River Shores, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Indian River Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Indian River Shores had a population of 4,019 as of July 1, 2016. Indian River Shores ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indian River Shores is located at latitude 27.7101 and longitude -80.382 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Indian River Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.12 sq. miles and a water area of 2.13 sq. miles. Indian River County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Town of Indian River Shores (GNIS ID: 2405885) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Indian River Shores is located within Vero Beach CCD of Indian River County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Indian River Shores population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Indian River Shores, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,019
Population in Households 4,019
Population in Familes 3,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 785
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 2,186
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 1,464
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 3,371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,055 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 ( 3.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,185 (35.2%)
Median Home Value $772,242
Average Home Value $796,875


Median Household Income $130,528
Average Household Income $186,733
Per Capita Income $102,892
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.76%
Households 0.3% 0.66%
Families -0.16% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Indian River Shores, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian River Shores to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 506 45th
Population Density1 # 631 31st
Diversity Index2 # 914 1st
Median Household Income # 5 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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