|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Vero Beach is 16,707. Vero Beach, Florida is the 2,179th largest city in the US.
Vero Beach is located entirely in Indian River County.
The peak population of Vero Beach was in 2000, when its population was 17,672. In 2000, Vero Beach was the 1,753rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,179th largest city in the US. Vero Beach is currently 5.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Vero Beach has shrunk 5.4% since the year 2000. Vero Beach, Florida's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Vero Beach has a population density of 1,331 people per square mile.
|2152||New Port Richey||16,966||5.8%|
|2173||Red Wing, Minnesota||16,763||3.9%|
|2176||Belle Glade, Florida||16,718||-2.4%|
|2179||Vero Beach, Florida||16,707||-5.4%|
|2180||Lake Wales, Florida||16,684||49.8%|
|2181||Mount Dora, Florida||16,665||64.6%|
|2183||La Vista, Nebraska||16,648||40.9%|
|2184||Beaver Dam, Wisconsin||16,647||8.7%|
The total voting age population of Vero Beach, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,562. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.0% of the residents of Vero Beach are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Vero Beach are 85.0% White, 8.5% Black, 2.5% Two or more races, 1.9% Other, 1.3% Asian, 0.8% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Vero Beach, 11.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.0%. On a per-household basis, 7.7% of families are below the poverty line in Vero Beach.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.5% of Vero Beach residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.6% of Vero Beach residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.3% have a bachelor's degree and 13.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Vero Beach residents aged 5 and older, 12.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Vero Beach is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Vero Beach, 9.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Vero Beach is $48,844.
In Vero Beach, 63.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.1% of housing units in Vero Beach.
Of all the housing units in Vero Beach, 6.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Vero Beach, 6.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 710 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Vero Beach is $890.
In Vero Beach, 82.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.