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Overview
Population:3,911
Pop. Change:19%
State: Florida
Metro Area: Sebastian-Vero Beach Metro Area
County: Indian River County
City:South Beach
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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South Beach's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Sebastian-Vero Beach Metro Area

Profile: Beach town complex

Location: Central Florida East Coast, between Melbourne and Fort Pierce

Elevation: 17

Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Small-town atmosphere Hurricane risk
Pleasant wintersCost of housing

Sebastian and Vero Beach are among the few remaining Florida East Coast places maintaining a small-town flavor not overly tilted towards tourists or retirees. They are attractive, quiet, and somewhat upscale communities with typical barrier islands, small downtown areas, a few subdivisions and resorts nearby, and wild marshlands to the west. Retirees, snowbirds, citrus agriculture, and fishing support the area economy. There is a small amount of manufacturing, but future job growth projections are only modest. The area comes with some of the traditional leisure amenities of a Florida coastal city, but compared to other places up and down the coast, there isn’t much to do.

Like many Florida southeast coast cities, Sebastian and Vero Beach are separated from the Atlantic by a narrow barrier island and the Inland Waterway. Climate is strongly influenced by the maritime location, and the area is located at the northern boundary of Florida’s tropical rainy region. Summers are warm and humid but moderated by the ocean, with most days in the 90’s. Winters are mild with lows generally above 50, although freezing temperatures may occur yearly. Rainfall is heaviest in summer with frequent thundershowers; summer precipitation is almost double that in winter.

Interesting Facts about South_Beach, Florida

As of 2014, South Beach's population is 3,911 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.31 percent.

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The median home cost in South Beach is $556,900. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.70 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, South Beach's cost of living is 75.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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South Beach public schools spend $10,656 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in South Beach.

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The unemployment rate in South Beach is 6.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Beach jobs have Increased by 0.72 percent.


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Map Of South_Beach

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Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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South Beach's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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