Viera West, Florida

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Population in 2010: 6,641.
Males: 3,157  (47.5%)
Females: 3,484  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

45.9 years
Florida median age:

42.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2021: $65,333
Viera West:

$65,333
FL:

$63,062

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $38,066

Viera West CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $269,500
Viera West:

$269,500
FL:

$290,700

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $425,942; detached houses: $485,533; townhouses or other attached units: $246,998; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,139

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,936.

March 2022 cost of living index in Viera West: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 3.5%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Viera West, FL (2021)
    • 11,29777.0%White alone
    • 1,3779.4%Hispanic
    • 9006.1%Asian alone
    • 4553.1%Black alone
    • 3342.3%Two or more races
    • 1060.7%Other race alone
    • 250.2%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (20.3%), Italian (14.0%), Irish (5.6%), European (4.3%), Canadian (3.1%), Dutch (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

1,565 residents are foreign born (5.3% Asia, 2.5% Latin America, 1.5% Europe, 1.3% North America).

This place:

10.7%
Florida:

21.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $4,263 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $4,397 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Melbourne, FL (10.9 miles , pop. 71,382).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (107.3 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (873.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Viera East, FL (1.3 miles ),
Rockledge, FL (2.4 miles ),
Palm Shores, FL (2.4 miles ),
Patrick AFB, FL (2.8 miles ),
Cocoa West, FL (2.9 miles ),
Merritt Island, FL (2.9 miles ),
South Patrick Shores, FL (2.9 miles ),
Cocoa, FL (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 28.25 N, Longitude: 80.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 321

Distribution of median household income in Viera West, FL in 2021
Distribution of house value in Viera West, FL in 2021
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Florida:

2.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Viera West-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Viera West 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 9.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Viera West-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 90% 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 387.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from Viera West center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from Viera West center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 146.8 miles away from Viera West center
On 7/16/2016 at 20:00:10, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from Viera West center
On 6/10/2016 at 17:10:48, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from Viera West center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brevard County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Viera West:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MELBOURNE, FL)
  • 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)
  • COPIA HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ROCKLEDGE, FL)
  • MSS CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 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 West:

  • Eastern Florida State College (about 10 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 43 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)

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Notable location: Brewer Memorial Law Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Viera West: Temple Israel of Brevard County (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.1%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
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

For population 15 years and over in Viera West:

Marital status in Viera West, FL
  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Viera West:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Florida average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Viera West
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Viera West, FL (based on Brevard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Brevard County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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:
Here:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

7.86% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($76,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Florida average:

8.80%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Orange County, FL  0.57% ($59,663 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.26% ($56,386)
from Indian River County, FL  0.20% ($46,116)


5.62% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($62,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Florida average:

7.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($434 average AGI)
Brevard County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Orange County, FL  0.45% ($56,036 average AGI)
to Indian River County, FL  0.20% ($64,294)
to Volusia County, FL  0.17% ($68,251)

Strongest AM radio stations in Viera West:

  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTIR (1300 AM; 5 kW; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WWBC (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COCOA, FL; Owner: ASTRO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMMV (1350 AM; 1 kW; COCOA, FL)
  • 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 West:

  • WLRQ-FM (99.3 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WHKR (102.7 FM; ROCKLEDGE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W253AG (98.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • W227AF (93.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WBVD (95.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMIE-FM (91.5 FM; COCOA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPIO (89.3 FM; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Viera West:

  • 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.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 West fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Viera West fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.2mTotal length
  • 625,900Total average daily traffic
  • 65,159Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Viera West, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Viera West, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Viera West, FL
  • 87.5%Electricity
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Viera West, FL
  • 86.9%Electricity
  • 13.1%Utility gas


Viera West compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Viera West on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, 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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