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Vero Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Vero Beach had a population of 16,106 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Vero Beach is located at latitude 27.6386 and longitude -80.3973 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vero Beach encompass a land area of 11.44 sq. miles and a water area of 1.93 sq. miles. Indian River County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Vero Beach (GNIS ID: 2405643) 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 City of Vero Beach is located within Vero Beach CCD of Indian River County.


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Vero Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Vero Beach, FL Housing Affordability Index is 67
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Vero Beach, FL Wealth Index is 147
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 16,106
Population in Households 15,970
Population in Families 11,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density 1,407
Diversity Index1 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,008
Average Household Income $90,176
Per Capita Income $44,118
Wealth Index3 147

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,265 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,650 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,840 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $358,176
Housing Affordability Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,915
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 4,160
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.61% 0.83%
Households 0.58% 0.78%
Families 0.57% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Vero Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vero Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 232 75th
Population Density # 507 45th
Diversity Index # 546 41st
Median Household Income # 569 38th
Per Capita Income # 149 84th

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