Indian River County, Florida encompasses 503 square miles of land and 113.7 square miles of beautiful waters. With Vero Beach as the county seat, Indian River County draws the attention of residents and visitors alike. There are 144,755 residents who call Indian River County their home. The area is also home to two national protected areas including the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, and Pelican Island, the nation’s first national wildlife refuge.

Florida is known for its near-perfect weather, and Indian River County holds up to that reputation. Although the area receives about 54 inches of rain per year, there are still 234 days, on average, of every year when the county is drizzled in golden sunlight. There is no snow in Indian River County, Florida. Summer high temperatures hover at a comfortable 92 degrees while winter lows stay above freezing at 49 degrees.

There’s no problem getting around via ground transportation, thanks to GoLine, the public transportation system for Indian River County with 15 fixed bus routes and growing. For those who travel by air, Indian River County offers the New Hibiscus Airpark, Sebastian Municipal Airport, and Vero Beach Regional Airport.

Indian River County Public School District has the honor of educating the area’s students. Within the district there are 13 elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, five charter schools, and four other schools. Other schools encompass one alternative center, a virtual classroom, a technical center, and a special education center. There are also 9 private schools in the area.

Indian River County houses three cities, two towns, ten census-designated places, and seven unincorporated areas.

Housing styles and prices vary from affordable traditional single-family homes to luxury waterfront properties. Median home values are around $174,000, with detached houses averaging $316,356. The average annual household income for residents of Indian River County is estimated at around $49,379.

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