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Sebastian-Vero Beach has moved up nine spots in U.S. metro population rankings


Vero Beach Museum of Art

The Vero Beach Museum of Art is one of the area’s cultural gems.
Photo: Windsor

Whoever settles in Sebastian-Vero Beach soon will come to discover that the area lacks major traffic hassles, provides easy access to shops and restaurants, offers year-round outdoor activities, and delivers big-city amenities like the Vero Beach Museum of Art and Riverside Theatre, according to Caseltine.As noted by, “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.”

10 Metros That ‘Leapfrogged’ the Most from 2015 to 2016

Led by Sebastian-Vero Beach, here are the 10 metro areas that leapfrogged the most in population rankings from 2015 to 2016. If at least two metro areas moved up the same number of spots, we broke the tie by favoring the metro area with the larger population.

1. Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL


2015 metro population ranking: 280
2016 metro population ranking: 271
Ranking increase: 9 spots
2016 population: 151,563
2015-16 population increase: 2.6%

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