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Housing
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Affordability
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Diversity
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Safety
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Amenities
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Education
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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
175,652
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
14.1%
Median Home
$149,400
Median Income
$50,829
Median Rent
$1,170

1 Reviews & Comments About Port St. Lucie


07/16/2018

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 (Pennsylvania), 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.

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
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 in Port St. Lucie Per 100k

Crime Port St. Lucie FL USA
Violent Crime 148.1 430.3 386.3
Murder 1.6 5.4 5.3
Robbery 26.3 97.9 102.8
Aggravated Assault 108.0 290.2 248.5
Property Crime 1326.5 2686.8 2450.7
Burglary 219.3 486.7 468.9
Larceny 1060.5 1990.8 1745.0
Car Theft 46.6 209.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Port St. Lucie

White
58.0% (101,928)
African American
17.2% (30,198)
American Indian
0.2% (267)
Asian
2.3% (3,989)
Hawaiian
0.0% (64)
Other
0.1% (226)
Two Or More
2.0% (3,523)
Hispanic
20.2% (35,457)
Race Port St. Lucie FL USA
White 58.0% 55.6% 60.6%
African American 17.2% 15.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 2.6% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.7% 2.5%
Hispanic 20.2% 24.1% 17.3%

Household Income For Port St. Lucie, Florida

Less than $10,000
5.5% (9,660)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (7,201)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (20,199)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (20,551)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.4% (28,806)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (36,359)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (24,942)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (17,740)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (5,093)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (5,093)
Income Port St. Lucie FL USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 7.5% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 5.4% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 11.8% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 11.3% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.4% 14.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 18.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 11.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 11.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.0% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 4.4% 5.7%

Gender in Port St. Lucie

Female
51.0% (89,498)
Male
49.0% (86,153)
Gender Port St. Lucie FL USA
Female 51.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
4.9% (8,522)
9-12th Grade
7.8% (13,617)
High School / GED
32.3% (56,809)
Some College
23.4% (41,119)
Associate's Degree
11.5% (20,153)
Bachelor's Degree
13.3% (23,316)
Master's Degree
5.5% (9,591)
Professional Degree
1.1% (1,848)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (672)
Education Port St. Lucie FL USA
< 9th Grade 4.9% 5.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.8% 7.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 32.3% 29.2% 27.5%
Some College 23.4% 20.6% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.5% 9.6% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 13.3% 17.8% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.5% 6.9% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.1% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.1% 1.3%

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