Port St. Lucie SnackAbility

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/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
5

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Port St. Lucie, Florida Info Snack

Port St. Lucie is a city in St. Lucie County, Florida, United States. It is the most populous municipality in the county with a population of 164,603 at the 2010 census due to its rapid growth during the 2000s. In 2013, the state of Florida estimated the city's population at 171,016. Port St. Lucie forms part of a metropolitan area called the Port St. Lucie, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area that in 2013 was estimated to have 438,095 residents. As of 2015, the city had 179,413 residents, surpassing Fort Lauderdale in population.
Population
183,762
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
10.1%
Median Home
$180,400
Median Income
$57,113
Median Rent
$1,334

3 Reviews & Comments About Port St. Lucie


HomeSnacks User

There is crime everywhere you go but Port St. Lucie seemed to be low to moderate. The schools were awful. There are plenty of beaches, restaurants and some fun places to visit nearby.

The schools in Port St. Lucie are terrible. Coming from the north, I am used to schools being extremely helpful when my kids were struggling. Whether it was putting in place an IEP or just extra help. In Port St. Lucie their IEP options are limited. They believe that "pushing a child into their grade level" will help more than pulling them out and slowing down the learning. Pushing in means that a child who struggles to work on grade level work is kept in their grade level instead of working up to their grade level. This way of teaching causes added pressure and stress on a child. It does not help their confidence at all. I actually had to move back up to Pennsylvania because they were unable to help my child.


HomeSnacks User

I hear the schools are not very good, but that wasn't my experience with my kids. Both ended up going to Univ of Florida and graduating. A lot depends on the child too. The town has received a bad rep over the years. Hopefully that is turning around, it really isn't a bad place to live. My neighborhood in St Lucie West is lovely, everyone takes really good care of their home.

We are getting some nice restaurants, shops


HomeSnacks User

Pot St Lucie, drive bys, residential break-ins, and business roof break-ins! Lol safest city.

Millennials will believe anything!

And I didn't even touch on little girl getting shot or the pedestrians and play bicyclist getting runned over!!!!

Rankings for Port St. Lucie in Florida

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Map Of Port St. Lucie, FL

Population over time in Port St. Lucie

Year Population % Change
2017 183,762 4.6%
2016 175,652 2.1%
2015 172,054 1.7%
2014 169,260 1.6%
2013 166,641 1.8%
2012 163,748 2.4%
2011 159,962 3.2%
2010 155,004 -
Crime/100k Port St. Lucie FL USA
Violent Crime 112.9 384.9 368.9
Murder 1.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 16.1 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 82.3 260.8 246.8
Property Crime 958.4 2281.8 2199.5
Burglary 132.5 337.7 376.0
Larceny 788.6 1750.8 1594.6
Car Theft 37.3 193.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Port St. Lucie

White
57.3% (105,338)
African American
18.2% (33,439)
American Indian
0.2% (321)
Asian
2.2% (4,116)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.1% (231)
Two Or More
1.8% (3,314)
Hispanic
20.1% (36,993)
Race Port St. Lucie FL USA
White 57.3% 54.4% 61.1%
African American 18.2% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 20.1% 25.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Port St. Lucie, Florida

Less than $10,000
4.4% (812,150)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (686,583)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (1,673,260)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (2,024,616)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (2,787,519)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.2% (4,254,861)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.1% (2,768,223)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (2,134,054)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (601,048)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (633,880)
Income Port St. Lucie FL USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 683.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 472.5% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 1049.6% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 1067.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 1432.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.2% 1838.7% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.1% 1190.4% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 1245.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 483.1% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 536.7% 697.9%

Gender in Port St. Lucie

Female
50.7% (93,218)
Male
49.3% (90,544)
Gender Port St. Lucie FL USA
Female 50.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Port St. Lucie for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (11,025)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (12,863)
High School / GED
33.0% (60,641)
Some College
23.0% (42,265)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (20,213)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (25,726)
Master's Degree
5.0% (9,188)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,837)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Port St. Lucie FL USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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