Vero Beach, Florida Population 2020

17,884
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Vero Beach is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 17,884, it is the 125th largest city in Florida and the 2026th largest city in the United States. Vero Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.85% annually and its population has increased by 17.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,220 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Vero Beach has a population density of 1,562 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vero Beach is $94,133 with a poverty rate of 12.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $880 per month, and the median house value is $256,300. The median age in Vero Beach is 53.3 years, 53.2 years for males, and 53.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.0 males.

Vero Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 87.90%
  • Black or African American: 7.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Vero Beach, Florida is 17,884, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,236.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,220.

Vero Beach, Florida Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020163,6113,0991.89%
2019160,5123,0991.93%
2018157,4133,0991.97%
2017154,3143,0661.99%
2016151,2483,7702.49%
2015147,4783,0092.04%
2014144,4692,5561.77%
2013141,9131,4281.01%
2012140,4851,3850.99%
2011139,1008280.60%
2010138,2720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,55487.90%
Black or African American1,2237.39%
Two or More Races2561.55%
Some Other Race2251.36%
Asian1791.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.05%
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Vero Beach Population Pyramid 2020

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Vero Beach Median Age

53.3


Total

53.2


Male

53.4


Female

Vero Beach Adults

There are 14,293 adults, (4,588 of whom are seniors) in Vero Beach.

Vero Beach Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Vero Beach Sex Ratio

Female

8,716

52.64%

Male

7,842

47.36%

Vero Beach Households and Families

Vero Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vero Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female36.2%63.8%
Male31.1%68.9%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2002.2964.5
Non Family3,7071.2656.4
Married2,7692.6483.1
Female5056.1736.2
Male2196.1631.1

3.22

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Vero Beach Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2942.25%
9th to 12th Grade7335.61%
High School Graduate3,90529.86%
Some College2,96222.65%
Associates Degree8136.22%
Bachelors Degree2,65220.28%
Graduate Degree1,71713.13%
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Vero Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,03310,3584,156
Hispanic1,147892134
Black65660856
Asian16912016
Other Race16716122
Native American11236
Multiple Races40407
Islander99

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 37.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,174$35,818$24,721
Less Than High School$14,861$13,000$15,508
High School Grad$23,448$26,667$19,672
Some College$23,509$27,608$23,060
Bachelors Degree$51,673$70,598$32,384
Graduate Degree$103,232$130,602$58,523

$29,174

Average Earnings

$35,818

Average Male

$24,721

Average Female

Vero Beach Language

Vero Beach Language by Age

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Vero Beach Language

87.96% of Vero Beach residents speak only English, while 12.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.39% of the population.

Vero Beach Poverty

Vero Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,3461,60011.99%
Hispanic1,44926118.01%
Black1,00916416.25%
Asian1792413.41%

12.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.24%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vero Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vero Beach is Hispanic, with 18.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vero Beach is White, with 11.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.84%
High School17.78%
Some College14.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.02%
Male Unemployed22.49%
Male Employed6.63%
Female Employed4.09%

Vero Beach Income

Vero Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,329$94,133
Families$85,528$130,667
Married Families$94,675-
Non Families$31,976$58,883
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Vero Beach Marital Status

Vero Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

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 35-44.

Vero Beach Marital Status by Race

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Vero Beach Veterans

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1,621

Number of Veterans

1,553

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam769
World War II205
Korea196
First Gulf War110
Second Gulf War98
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74587
75+582
55 to 64251
35 to 54201
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,58812.45%
2 or More3360.00%

Vero Beach Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vero Beach Employment Status

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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30.09%

Born in Florida

90.23%

Native Born

9.77%

Foreign Born

5.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.23% of Vero Beach residents were born in the United States, with 30.09% having been born in Florida. 5.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,8843241.85%
201917,5603241.88%
201817,2363311.96%
201716,9053241.95%
201616,5813852.38%
201516,1963011.89%
201415,8952421.55%
201315,6531741.12%
201215,4791541.00%
201115,325800.52%
201015,245-2,460-1.48%
200017,7053550.20%
199017,3501,1740.70%
198016,1764,2683.11%
197011,9083,0593.01%
19608,8494,1036.43%
19504,7461,6964.52%
19403,0500.00%