Vero Beach, Florida Population 2021

18,105
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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 18,105, it is the 123rd largest city in Florida and the 2010th largest city in the United States . Vero Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually and its population has increased by 18.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,220 in 2010. Vero Beach reached it's highest population of 18,105 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, Vero Beach has a population density of 1,582 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vero Beach is $92,654 with a poverty rate of 11.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $890 per month, and the median house value is $259,800. 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 Beach was:

  • White: 84.96%
  • Black or African American: 8.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Other race: 1.89%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Vero Beach, Florida is 18,105 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,202.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,220.

Vero Beach, Florida Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Vero Beach Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,32184.96%
Black or African American1,4378.52%
Two or More Races4192.49%
Some Other Race3181.89%
Asian2221.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1290.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.07%
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Vero Beach Population by Race

Vero Beach Population Pyramid $2021

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Vero Beach Median Age

53.4


Total

51.8


Male

54.4


Female

Vero Beach Adults

There are 14,344 adults, (4,727 of whom are seniors) in Vero Beach.

Vero Beach Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vero Beach Sex Ratio

Female

8,791

52.15%

Male

8,066

47.85%

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
Married81.9%18.1%
All63.9%36.1%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Male42.4%57.6%
Female39.6%60.4%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vero Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3572.2763.9
Non Family3,8461.2654.4
Married2,8782.8581.9
Female4825.9339.6
Male1515.6142.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Vero Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2682.05%
9th to 12th Grade8336.38%
High School Graduate3,94930.23%
Some College2,59519.86%
Associates Degree9377.17%
Bachelors Degree2,68120.52%
Graduate Degree1,80213.79%
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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
White10,84210,2154,135
Hispanic1,151842221
Black81670298
Other Race24323935
Asian17812720
Native American12934
2+ Races73609
Islander1111

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 38.14%.

Vero Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,451$36,857$29,612
Less Than 9th Grade$15,092$15,605$12,188
High School Graduate$24,271$28,806$22,860
Some College$31,488$31,530$31,455
Bachelors Degree$51,875$70,272$31,904
Graduate Degree$76,250$106,300$53,519

$31,451

Average Earnings

$36,857

Average Male

$29,612

Average Female

Vero Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vero Beach Language by Age

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Vero Beach Language

87.32% of Vero Beach residents speak only English, while 12.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.05% of the population.

Vero Beach Language

Vero Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1651,31910.02%
Hispanic1,52725116.44%
Black1,22718214.83%
Asian2225022.52%
Multiple4194911.69%
Other3183410.69%

11.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vero Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vero Beach is Asian, with 22.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vero Beach is White, with 10.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.61%.

Vero Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.07%
High School17.54%
Some College11.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%

Vero Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.65%
Male Unemployed17.30%
Male Employed5.47%
Female Employed2.93%

Vero Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vero Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,844$92,654
Families$82,238$128,572
Married Families$93,864-
Non Families$31,505$58,853
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Income by Household Type

Vero Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

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 55-64, 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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1,427

Number of Veterans

1,357

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam621
Korea182
World War II165
First Gulf War133
Second Gulf War74

Vero Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74530
75+509
35 to 54219
55 to 64169
18 to 34

Vero Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,40711.28%
2+ Races2024.69%

Vero Beach Veterans by Race

Vero Beach Veterans by Education

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3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vero Beach Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

5%

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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32.66%

Born in Vero Beach

90.00%

Native Born

10.00%

Foreign Born

4.83%

Non Citizen

5.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.00% of Vero Beach residents were born in the United States, with 32.66% having been born in Florida. 4.83% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,1053011.69%
202017,8043011.72%
201917,5033011.75%
201817,2023141.86%
201716,8883291.99%
201616,5593812.36%
201516,1783021.90%
201415,8762411.54%
201315,6351741.13%
201215,4611541.01%
201115,307810.53%
201015,226-2,479-1.50%
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%

Vero Beach Population by Year