Vero Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 17,503 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Vero Beach is the 151st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Vero Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Vero Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vero Beach is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vero Beach who work in sales jobs (16.63%), management occupations (10.89%), and office and administrative support (10.08%).
Vero Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.57 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Vero Beach is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.31% of adults in Vero Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Vero Beach in 2018 was $43,537, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,148 for a family of four. However, Vero Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Vero Beach is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Vero Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vero Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vero Beach include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Vero Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.