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Demographics

Below is a snapshot of Indian River County's demographics.  Please click here for more detailed demographic analysis and site-specific reports.

Indian River County's population, currently 147,000, has grown steadily by approximately 2% per year over the past 10 years.  Historically, agriculture and tourism were the county’s largest industries.  These are now complimented by an increasing number of firms in the health care and information technology industries along with a steady stream of light manufacturing jobs. 

POPULATION

 

1980

1990

1995

2000

2005

2015*

COUNTY

59,896

90,208

100,261

112,947

130,043

147,017

MUNICIPALITIES

Fellsmere

1,161

2,179

2,354

3,813

4,322

5,424

Indian River Shores

1,254

2,278

2,599

3,448

3,654

4,118

Orchid

19

10

25

140

302

423

Sebastian

2,831

10,248

13,488

16,181

20,048

22,752

Vero Beach

16,176

17,350

17,681

17,705

17,895

17,060

Sources: University of Florida Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Statistical Abstract 2011; 
             * Applied Geographic Solutions, 2/2016

 

Population
Total Population 147,017
Households 63,155
Person per Household

2.35

 

Population by Age
Age 2009 2010 2015
0-19 25,990 25,952 28,665
20-39 22,083 21,547 26,901
40-59 34,031 33,192 35,589
60-64 20,615 19,833 10,980
65+  38,915 37,504 44,882

 

Median Age
Indian River County 50.3
Florida 40.7
United States 37.1

 

Income and Wages
Per Capita Personal Income $50,977
Median Household Income $44,284
Average Annual Wage $38,688
Unemployment Rate (2014) 7.8%
Unemployment Rate (12/2015) 5.9%

 

Gender
Male 70,495
Female 76,522

 

Racial Mix
Total Population 147,017
Non-Hispanic White 122,392
Non-Hispanic Black 13,952
Hispanic Origin 17,569

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