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Vero Beach is a city in Indian River County, Florida. It's part of the 660 miles of beaches that Florida has to offer so residents are able to enjoy various outdoor activities. This city is known for its tourism, so retirees will always feel like they're on vacation.
Climate & Geography
Vero Beach has a humid subtropical climate with an annual high temperature of low 80s and an annual low temperature of mid 60s. The rainy season lasts from June to September, with an average annual precipitation around 57 inches of rainfall, and the dry season lasts from October to May. The average elevation of Vero Beach is 100 feet above sea level and part of the 660 miles of beaches.
Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment
Residents have access to a several beaches, such as Round Island Beach Park, South Beach Park, Golden Sands Park, Wabasso Beach Park, and Treasure Shores Beach Park. When they’re not relaxing on the sand, active adults get to know Vero Beach by visiting the landmarks Ocean Drive, Schacht Groves, and Dodgertown, with fields professionally kept. The McKee Botanical Garden and its diverse collection with award-winning art exhibits are situated on an 18-acre tropical hammock
Cost of Living & Taxes
The median home value in Vero Beach is just above the national median. Social Security and other retirement income is not taxed since Florida is one of the few states with no income tax.
The Florida law caps increases in a home’s assessed value for full time residents at 3 percent a year or the CPI, whichever is lower.
There are two medical centers and hospitals in Vero Beach. They are HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital and Indian River Medical Center. Indian River Medical Center is regionally ranked overall and also ranked High Performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, and hip replacement. According to a study Gallup conducted, Florida is in the 2nd quintile for well being.