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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Indian River County is located in Florida with a population of 147,981. Indian River County is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Indian River County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Indian River County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Indian River County are above average.
Population
147,981

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$172,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$928
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Indian River County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    138
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    24.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    32.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    327.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,469.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    80.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    31%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

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Indian River County Reviews

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There are many places to eat, beautiful beaches, excellent parks, great schools and colleges. It is a wonderful place to visit,go to school and live.
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beautiful city in the night , wonderful weather there .. I do like it .. every one always respect to foreigner