West Vero Corridor, Florida

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West Vero Corridor, Florida
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°38′24″N 80°29′48″W / 27.64000°N 80.49667°W / 27.64000; -80.49667Coordinates: 27°38′24″N 80°29′48″W / 27.64000°N 80.49667°W / 27.64000; -80.49667
Country United States
State Florida
County Indian River
Area
 • Total4.9 sq mi (12.8 km2)
 • Land4.9 sq mi (12.6 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
20 ft (6 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,138
 • Density1,470/sq mi (567.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
32966
Area code(s)772
FIPS code12-76937[1]
GNIS feature ID1853305[2]

West Vero Corridor is a census-designated place (CDP) in Indian River County, Florida, United States. The population was 7,138 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 7,695 at the 2000 census. It is part of the SebastianVero Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

West Vero Corridor is located southeast of the geographic center of Indian River County at 27°38′24″N 80°29′48″W / 27.64000°N 80.49667°W / 27.64000; -80.49667 (27.640013, -80.496557),[4] extending 4 miles (6 km) along both sides of Florida State Road 60 west of the city Vero Beach. It is bordered to the east by the Vero Beach South CDP and to the west by Interstate 95. The center of Vero Beach is 3 miles (5 km) east of the CDP via SR 60. I-95 leads north 33 miles (53 km) to Melbourne and south 16 miles (26 km) to Fort Pierce.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.8 km2), of which 4.9 square miles (12.6 km2) are land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2), or 1.71%, are water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 7,695 people, 4,235 households, and 2,426 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,550.8 people per square mile (599.0/km²). There were 5,315 housing units at an average density of 1,071.2/sq mi (413.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.22% White, 0.23% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.60% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.11% of the population.

There were 4,235 households out of which 7.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% were non-families. 39.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 32.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.78 and the average family size was 2.26.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 7.0% under the age of 18, 2.1% from 18 to 24, 10.3% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 63.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 72 years. For every 100 females, there were 78.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,975, and the median income for a family was $38,175. Males had a median income of $28,301 versus $25,488 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,619. About 4.4% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): West Vero Corridor CDP, Florida". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.