Local Issues

Indian River County Issues

In Indian River County, we are blessed with many natural and human resources. Centrally located 70 miles south of the Kennedy Space Center and 135 miles north of Miami, our 543 square miles contain beautiful beaches, citrus groves, and lovely oceanfront and riverfront communities.  

With 0.7% of Florida’s population, over 146,000 citizens reside here. Currently, there are 29,219 Democrats, 50,010 Republicans, and 27,470 No Party Affiliation residents in the county.

Cities in the county are Fellsmere, Sebastian, and Vero Beach.  Towns include Indian River Shores and Orchid.