Retire in Vero Beach

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Vero Beach.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 67

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

18

Health Factors:

23

Health Behaviors:

16

Quality of Life:

20

Clinical Care:

12

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

73%

Health Factors:

66%

Health Behaviors:

76%

Quality of Life:

70%

Clinical Care:

82%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 96
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1479:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1423:1
# of Dentists: 92
Number of residents per dentist: 1573:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1874:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 177
Number of residents per mental health provider: 818:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 744:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 3

Average ER Wait Time: 25 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

10

1

2

0

4

3

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

30%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,432
$ 3,432
$ 6,199
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,004
$ 3,623
$ 7,232
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,192
$ 1,408
$ 2,153
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,300
$ 3,150
$ 5,960
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 7,604
$ 7,300
$ 13,734
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 8,608
$ 8,060
$ 15,547

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

5

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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