“Small town flavor… metropolitan advantages”
WHO LIVES IN VERO BEACH?
Gone is the stereotype that Florida is home to retirees only
Vero Beach is made up of an eclectic, diverse, highly educated populace of all ages, including families with young children through retirees. As the region continues to draw full time residents, snowbirds’ migration to the area boosts the population November through April. Vero Beach is a vibrant community year round. Surrounded by water, Indian River County has 43 square miles of water.
Unpretentious, friendly and laid back,
Vero Beach is a haven for cultural and outdoor enthusiasts in search ofa small town atmosphere filled with diverse and intellectually stimulatingpersons of all ages, vocations and interests.
Kiplinger’s recently noted that 14% of Vero Beach residentswere millionaires, 4th in the nation among 10 locales cited,noting in its May 2006 issue:
“Called the Treasure Coast for the richeswashed up on its beaches centuries ago from shipwrecks,there’s still plenty of wealth turning up in the Vero Beach area.With lower home prices than other Florida hotspots such as Miamiand Palm Beach, this Atlantic Coast town on Florida’s Indian Riverhas been a Mecca for real estate investors looking to unearth richesof their own. Well-to-do retirees and families are also flockingto the area, making it one of the fastest-growing populations in the country.”
In addition to life-long residents connected to our world famous citrus industry,newer residents enchanted by the Vero Beach lifestyle that keep full timeand second residences come from Connecticut; Massachusetts; New Jersey,New York; Maryland; Virginia; Michigan; Eastern Canada;the United Kingdom; Ohio and Southern Florida cities such as Ft. Lauderdale, Coral Cables and Boca Raton.
|Median Household Size:1.98|
|Married, no children||10%|
|Married, grown children||56%|
|Single, no children||32%|
|Median home cost:||$760,400|
|Avg January Temp||53.6|
|SAvg. July temp.||90.3|
|Year round average temp||73.5|
|City of Vero Beach||18,000|
|Indian River County||117,000|