Indian River County, Florida Population 2021

Indian River County, Florida's estimated population is 165,395 with a growth rate of 1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Indian River County, Florida is the 33rd largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 138,270 and has seen a growth of 19.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021165,3952,7361.68%
2020162,6592,7361.71%
2019159,9232,7361.74%
2018157,1872,9461.91%
2017154,2413,0822.04%
2016151,1593,7252.53%
2015147,4342,9892.07%
2014144,4452,5501.80%
2013141,8951,4221.01%
2012140,4731,3700.98%
2011139,1038330.60%
2010138,27048,06253.28%
199090,20830,31250.61%
198059,89623,90466.41%
197035,99210,68342.21%
196025,30913,437113.18%
195011,8722,91532.54%
19408,9572,23333.21%
19306,7240.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.68%
County Website
State
Founded
May 30, 1925
County Seat
2010 Population
138,270
Growth Since 2010
19.62%
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Indian River County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White133,10386.44%
Black or African American13,6338.85%
Two or More Races3,2262.09%
Asian2,0371.32%
Some Other Race1,5481.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native3850.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.04%
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Indian River County, Florida Population by Race

Indian River County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Indian River County, Florida Median Age

53.5


Total

52.1


Male

54.7


Female

Indian River County, Florida Adults

There are 128,694 adults, (49,685 of whom are seniors) in Indian River County, Florida.

Indian River County, Florida Age Dependency

94.9

Age Dependency Ratio

62.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Indian River County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

80,038

51.98%

Male

73,951

48.02%

Indian River County, Florida Population by Age

Indian River County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Indian River County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All79.2%20.8%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female63%37%
Male51.1%48.9%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Indian River County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,6122.679.2
Married31,0163.0288
Non Family21,9801.371.8
Female4,2015.3663
Male1,4155.3651.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Indian River County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1893.53%
9th to 12th Grade8,4207.11%
High School Graduate36,07030.44%
Some College24,19420.42%
Associates Degree11,1199.38%
Bachelors Degree21,08617.79%
Graduate Degree13,42611.33%
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Indian River County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Indian River County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White96,02789,18030,419
Hispanic11,5487,9761,715
Black8,2376,4991,221
Asian1,4031,120560
2+ Races1,126960488
Other Race951757271
Native American30317651
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 2+ races people with a rate of 43.34%.

Indian River County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,159$34,570$28,300
Less Than 9th Grade$24,714$26,309$20,852
High School Graduate$27,417$29,664$23,638
Some College$30,969$35,272$27,957
Bachelors Degree$42,144$57,925$34,133
Graduate Degree$64,588$79,533$52,111

$31,159

Average Earnings

$34,570

Average Male

$28,300

Average Female

Indian River County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Indian River County, Florida Language by Age

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Indian River County, Florida Language

86.72% of Indian River County, Florida residents speak only English, while 13.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.45% of the population.

Indian River County, Florida Language

Indian River County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White115,10210,0658.74%
Black13,0824,05030.96%
Hispanic18,9012,65514.05%
Asian1,97941420.92%
Multiple3,2222387.39%
Other1,54022914.87%
Native385297.53%

11.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.52%

Male Poverty Rate

12.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Indian River County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Indian River County, Florida is Black, with 30.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Indian River County, Florida is Multiple, with 7.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.49%.

Indian River County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.95%
High School11.92%
Some College9.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Indian River County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.06%
Female Unemployed28.36%
Female Employed4.69%
Male Employed3.81%

Indian River County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Indian River County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,740$87,526
Families$70,054$106,574
Married Families$77,460$116,428
Non Families$33,283$54,253
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Income by Household Type

Indian River County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Indian River County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Indian River County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Indian River County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Indian River County, Florida Marital Status

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15,274

Number of Veterans

14,282

Male Veterans

992

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,914
Korea2,387
First Gulf War1,540
World War II1,516
Second Gulf War990

Indian River County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+7,036
65 to 744,179
35 to 541,808
55 to 641,793
18 to 34458

Indian River County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14,53812.76%
Black4684.64%
Hispanic3752.81%
2+ Races1368.85%
Other Race858.24%
Native American278.91%
Asian201.19%

Indian River County, Florida Veterans by Race

Indian River County, Florida Veterans by Education

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5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Indian River County, Florida Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Indian River County, Florida Employment by Age

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Indian River County, Florida Employment by Race

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Indian River County, Florida 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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33.06%

Born in Indian River County, Florida

90.10%

Native Born

9.90%

Foreign Born

5.09%

Non Citizen

4.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.10% of Indian River County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 33.06% having been born in Florida. 5.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Indian River County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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