Vero Beach, Florida Population 2022

16,580
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Vero Beach is a city located in Indian River County Florida. It is also the county seat of Indian River County. With a 2020 population of 16,580, it is the 233rd largest city in Florida and the 2713th largest city in the United States. Vero Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 1.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,354 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Vero Beach has a population density of 1,448 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vero Beach is $92,654 with a poverty rate of 11.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $906 per month, and the median house value is $269,600. The median age in Vero Beach is 53.4 years, 51.8 years for males, and 54.4 years for females.

Vero Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vero Beachwas:

  • White: 84.83%
  • Black or African American: 6.00%
  • Two or more races: 4.68%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Vero Beach, Florida is 16,580 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,354.

Vero Beach, Florida Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010138,2700.00%
2011139,1038330.60%
2012140,4731,3700.98%
2013141,8951,4221.00%
2014144,4452,5501.77%
2015147,4342,9892.03%
2016151,1593,7252.46%
2017154,2413,0822.00%
2018157,1872,9461.87%
2019159,9232,7361.71%
2020162,6592,7361.68%
2021165,3952,7361.65%

Vero Beach Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,55984.83%
Black or African American1,0306.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.76%
Asian3321.93%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.06%
Some Other Race2991.74%
Two or More Races8034.68%
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Vero Beach Population by Race

Vero Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Vero Beach Median Age

54.1


Total

53.9


Male

54.5


Female

Vero Beach Adults

There are 14,700 adults, (4,963 of whom are seniors) in Vero Beach.

Vero Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

51

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Vero Beach Sex Ratio

Female

9,330

54.36%

Male

7,833

45.64%

Vero Beach Population by Age

Vero Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vero Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All67.3%32.7%
Male64.5%35.5%
Female55.7%44.3%
Non Family55.5%44.5%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vero Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7752.1967.3
Married3,0353.0985.6
Male764.5764.5
Female4764.8855.7
Non Family4,1881.1955.5

3.3

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Vero Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2451.80%
9th to 12th Grade8766.42%
High School Graduate3,65626.81%
Some College2,38517.49%
Associates Degree1,2319.03%
Bachelors Degree3,16423.20%
Graduate Degree2,08015.25%
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Vero Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vero Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,52910,7704,909
2+ Races1198530
Hispanic874665186
Black894777103
Asian25822216
Other Race2602517
Islander1010
Native American13041

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.58%.

Vero Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,583$39,221$30,159
Less Than 9th Grade$16,124$16,798$10,000
High School Graduate$26,116$35,089$22,833
Some College$31,340$32,307$27,462
Bachelors Degree$42,670$53,333$37,188
Graduate Degree$78,162$81,152$52,857

$34,583

Average Earnings

$39,221

Average Male

$30,159

Average Female

Vero Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vero Beach Language by Age

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Vero Beach Language

88.26% of Vero Beach residents speak only English, while 11.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.56% of the population.

Vero Beach Language

Vero Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian33211835.54%
Black1,03033232.23%
Multiple80323529.27%
White13,9251,1178.02%
Other15NaN%
Hispanic1,262886.97%

11.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.55%

Male Poverty Rate

11.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vero Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vero Beach is Asian, with 35.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vero Beach is Hispanic, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.78%.

Vero Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.92%
High School16.11%
Some College13.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%

Vero Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.68%
Male Unemployed7.03%
Female Employed1.92%
Female Unemployed14.34%

Vero Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vero Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,036$94,488
Families$82,489$124,525
Married Families$92,297-
Non Families$35,269$67,632
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Income by Household Type

Vero Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Vero Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Vero Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Vero Beach Marital Status by Race

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Vero Beach Marital Status

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1,486

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War93
Vietnam669
Korea184
World War II129

Vero Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54220
55 to 64219
65 to 74525
75+522

Vero Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,42310.99%
Black345.72%
2+ Races2921.97%

Vero Beach Veterans by Race

Vero Beach Veterans by Education

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5.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vero Beach Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Vero Beach Employment by Age

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Vero Beach Employment by Race

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Vero Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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33.43%

Born in Vero Beach

91.46%

Native Born

8.54%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

5.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.46% of Vero Beach residents were born in the United States, with 33.43% having been born in Florida. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vero Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,0500.00%
19504,7461,6964.52%
19608,8494,1036.43%
197011,9083,0593.01%
198016,1764,2683.11%
199017,3501,1740.70%
200017,7053550.20%
201015,220-2,485-1.50%
201115,3331130.74%
201215,4461130.74%
201315,5591130.73%
201415,6721130.73%
201515,7851130.72%
201615,8981130.72%
201716,0111130.71%
201816,1241130.71%
201916,2371130.70%
202016,3541170.72%
202116,4671130.69%
202216,5801130.69%

Vero Beach Population by Year