Viera East, Florida

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Population in 2010: 10,757.
Males: 5,012  (46.6%)
Females: 5,745  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,184
Viera East:

$51,184
FL:

$50,860

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,079

Viera East CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $175,600
Viera East:

$175,600
FL:

$197,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $218,377; Detached houses: $232,613; Townhouses or other attached units: $195,646; In 2-unit structures: $305,991; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,918; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $236,200; Mobile homes: $54,547; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $72,734

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,080.

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  • Races in Viera East, FL (2010)

    Viera East races chart
    • 8,79681.8%White alone
    • 8547.9%Hispanic
    • 4904.6%Black alone
    • 3463.2%Asian alone
    • 2222.1%Two or more races
    • 310.3%Other race alone
    • 180.2%American Indian alone

Races in Viera East detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Viera East: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (15.1%), German (11.2%), English (8.0%), Italian (6.5%), Irish (5.4%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Viera East:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Viera East CDP:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

1,141 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 2.6% Latin America).

This place:

10.0%
Florida:

19.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,505 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,237 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Melbourne, FL (11.4 miles , pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (108.7 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (871.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Viera West, FL (1.3 miles ), Rockledge, FL (2.1 miles ), Palm Shores, FL (2.4 miles ), Patrick AFB, FL (2.6 miles ), Merritt Island, FL (2.6 miles ), Cocoa West, FL (2.7 miles ), Cocoa, FL (2.8 miles ), Cocoa Beach, FL (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 28.26 N, Longitude: 80.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 321

Viera East household income distribution Viera East home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Viera East: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Viera East-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Viera East place center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Viera East-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 322.6 miles away from Viera East center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 290.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 402.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 333.1 miles away from Viera East center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 144.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brevard County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Viera East:

  • WUESTHOFF BREVARD HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; VIERA, FL)
  • WUESTHOFF PROGRESSIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; VIERA, FL)
  • DSI - VIERA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; VIERA, FL)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MELBOURNE, FL)
  • COPIA HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • MSS CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • NORTH MELBOURNE DIALYSIS INC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MELBOURNE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Viera East:

  • Eastern Florida State College (about 9 miles; Cocoa, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,053)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 15 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 15 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Technical College (about 37 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • University of Central Florida (about 38 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)
  • Full Sail University (about 43 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 31,435)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 44 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)

Public high schools in Viera East:

  • DEVEREUX HOSPITAL (Students: 30, Location: 8000 DEVEREUX DR, Grades: KG-12)
  • VIERA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 6103 STADIUM PKWY, Grades: PK-12)
  • BREVARD VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 2700 JUDGE FRAN JAMIESON WAY, Grades: 6-12)
  • BREVARD VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION (COURSE OFFERINGS) (Location: 2700 JUDGE FRAN JAMIESON WAY, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Viera East:

  • MANATEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 884, Location: 3425 VIERA BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
  • VIERA CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 6206 BRESLAY DR, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • BREVARD VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 2700 JUDGE FRAN JAMIESON WAY, Grades: KG-8)
  • BREVARD VIRTUAL ESCHOOL (Location: 2700 JUDGE FRAN JAMIESON WAY, Grades: KG-8)
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Notable locations in Viera East: Sunnybreeze Golf Course (A), Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 47 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Viera East include: New Life Church of Central Brevard (A), Prince of Peace Anglican Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brevard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.6%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Viera East in 2010:

  • 124 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Florida average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Viera East CDP (based on Brevard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant75,893265
Catholic64,83114
Mainline Protestant30,87764
Other11,11341
Black Protestant5,44925
Orthodox1,2675
None353,946-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 81
Brevard County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Brevard County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
Brevard County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 407
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brevard County:

23.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, FL  0.41% ($35,236 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.18% ($40,191)
from Indian River County, FL  0.16% ($32,734)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, FL  0.44% ($34,270 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.20% ($28,941)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($28,161)

Strongest AM radio stations in Viera East:

  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMV (1350 AM; 1 kW; COCOA, FL)
  • WWBC (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COCOA, FL; Owner: ASTRO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Viera East:

  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W253AG (98.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AF (93.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIE-FM (91.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIO (89.3 FM; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Viera East:

  • W04CN (Channel 4; COCOA, ETC., FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Viera East compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Viera East on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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