Fort Pierce, Florida

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Population in 2014: 43,601 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 
Males: 21,050  (48.3%)
Females: 22,551  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 34945, 34946, 34947, 34949, 34950, 34981, 34982.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,861 (it was $25,121 in 2000)
Fort Pierce:

$25,861
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,923 (it was $14,345 in 2000)

Fort Pierce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,811 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Fort Pierce:

$85,811
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $134,893; Detached houses: $131,075; Townhouses or other attached units: $89,910; In 2-unit structures: $108,153; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $53,084; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,645; Mobile homes: $50,062

Median gross rent in 2013: $778.

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  • Races in Fort Pierce, FL (2013)

    Fort Pierce races chart
    • 18,18842.0%Black alone
    • 16,55438.3%White alone
    • 8,78920.3%Hispanic
    • 1630.4%Asian alone
    • 1700.4%Two or more races
    • 40.01%Other race alone

Races in Fort Pierce detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fort Pierce: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (9.1%), West Indian (6.8%), United States (6.7%), German (6.5%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,958 people per square mile   (average).

Fort Pierce,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Pierce:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Pierce city:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

7,954 residents are foreign born (17.6% Latin America).

This city:

18.4%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,050 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $673 (0.9%)

Fort Pierce satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (11.3 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (109.2 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (918.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fort Pierce South, FL (1.4 miles ), Fort Pierce North, FL (1.6 miles ), St. Lucie, FL (2.0 miles ), White City, FL (2.0 miles ), Indian River Estates, FL (2.3 miles ), Hutchinson Island, FL (2.6 miles ), Port St. Lucie-River Park, FL (2.8 miles ), Lakewood Park, FL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2005: 110 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2006: 216 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2007: 136 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $348,100
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $350,500
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $346,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 27.44 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,922 (+23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,690 (40.0%)

Area code: 772

Fort Pierce household income distribution Fort Pierce home values distribution

Crime rates in Fort Pierce by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 81561044489113712
per 100,000 20.438.815.525.810.210.110.019.521.026.17.016.327.7
Rapes 41575236374539232724312926
per 100,000 104.5147.3134.492.794.4114.197.855.963.156.972.867.760.0
Robberies 236249177195231229234134142194137113114
per 100,000 601.5643.7457.6502.4589.3580.4587.0325.9331.8460.2321.9263.6263.0
Assaults 538509462495528566514354304253301439308
per 100,000 1,371.31,315.81,194.41,275.21,346.91,434.51,289.5861.0710.3600.1707.11,024.1710.5
Burglaries 9641,043970872831818815722689798705624529
per 100,000 2,457.22,696.22,507.62,246.52,119.82,073.22,044.61,756.11,609.91,892.91,656.31,455.71,220.4
Thefts 2,1522,1321,9121,6291,7971,6701,6281,6531,6151,6761,5281,5601,525
per 100,000 5,485.35,511.34,942.94,196.74,583.94,232.64,084.24,020.53,773.63,975.63,589.73,639.23,518.1
Auto thefts 3902732753762982201791339211592114106
per 100,000 994.1705.7710.9968.7760.2557.6449.1323.5215.0272.8216.1265.9244.5
Arson 29299131511681535139
per 100,000 73.975.023.333.538.327.915.119.535.07.111.730.320.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 1055.51123.1949.7938.9939.5936.4879.3666.7618.2672.6590.2642.8573.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fort Pierce detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 151 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Florida average:

2.27

Fort Pierce tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

10.3%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -569 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Fort Pierce: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fort Pierce, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fort Pierce-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Fort Pierce city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1954, a category F3 tornado 1.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Pierce-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 377.9 miles away from Fort Pierce center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 344.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.7 miles away from Fort Pierce center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 463.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Fort Pierce topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Johnson (catcher) - Baseball player, Charles Johnson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Jul 20, 1971), Jamar Chaney - Football linebacker, Larry Sanders (basketball) - Basketball player, Louis Delmas - Player of football, Mario Monds - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Nov 10, 1976), Rick Ankiel - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Jul 19, 1979), Roslyn Brock - African s' rights activist, Ryan McNeil (American football) - College football player, Yamon Figurs - Player of football.

Main business address for: HARBOR FLORIDA BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), PRO TECH COMMUNICATIONS INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Pierce:

  • LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER & HEART INSTITUTE (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1700 S 23RD ST)
  • ABBIEJEAN RUSSELL CARE CENTER LLC (700 S 29TH STREET)
  • FORT PIERCE HEALTH CARE (611 S 13TH STREET)
  • LAUREL POINTE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (703 SOUTH 29TH STREET)
  • LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1700 SOUTH 23RD STREET)
  • BRIGHT DIALYSIS (1801 S 23RD ST STE 1)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS - FORT PIERCE (2501 OHIO AVE)
  • A PHYSICIANS CHOICE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (2107 SUNRISE BOULEVARD)
  • FLAGSHIP HOME HEALTH OF FT PIERCE (805 VIRGINIA AVENUE SUITE 25)

Airports and heliports located in Fort Pierce:

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Operable nuclear power plants near Fort Pierce:

  • 7 miles: St. Lucie 1 and 2 in Hutchinson Island, FL.

Colleges/Universities in Fort Pierce:

  • Indian River State College (Full-time enrollment: 12,211; Location: 3209 Virginia Ave; Public; Website: www.irsc.edu)
  • Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology (FT enrollment: 103; Location: 3800 St Lucie Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aviator.edu)
  • Fort Pierce Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 30; Location: 3028 S US 1; Private, for-profit; Website: fpbeauty.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fort Pierce:

  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 47 miles; Melbourne, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 47 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 54 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 60 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Eastern Florida State College (about 71 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 12,053)
  • Lynn University (about 75 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 76 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Pierce:

  • FORT MCCOY SCHOOL (Location: 16160 NE HIGHWAY 315, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Fort Pierce:

  • ST. LUCIE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $5,494,016; Location: 101 MELODY LANE; 300,515 books; 8,476 audio materials; 15,114 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 508 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fort Pierce: Fort Pierce Water Reclamation Facility (A), Henry D King Power Plant (B), WIRA (C), Indian Hills Golf and Country Club (D), Fontenelle Plaza (E), Jeffersons Plaza (F), The Shops of Fort Pierce (G), Rivergate Plaza (H), Fort Pierce Inlet Center Range Front Light (I), Flamingo Lakes Country Club (J), Fiddlesticks Country Club (K), Saint Lucie County Fire District Station 1- Central Station (L), Saint Lucie County Fire District Station 2 (M), Saint Lucie County Fire District Station 15 (N), Saint Lucie County Sheriff's Office - Civil (O), Fort Pierce Police Department (P), Saint Lucie County Law Library Rupert J Smith Library (Q), Charles S Miley Library Resource Center (R), Saint Lucie County Library System Fort Pierce Branch Library (S), Saint Lucie County Library System Headquarters (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Orange Blossom Mall (1), Center West Shopping Center (2), Federal Mall (3), Orange Blossom Mall (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Fort Pierce include: HARBOR FLORIDA BANCSHARES INC (A), PRO TECH COMMUNICATIONS INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Pierce include: Vineyard of Miracle Prayer Temple (A), Victory Temple of Jesus Christ (B), Triumph the Church and Kindgom of God in Christ Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (F), Saint Matthews Missionary Baptist Church (G), Saint Marks Catholic Church Convent (H), Saint Johns Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery (1), Garden of Heavenly Rest (2), Fort Pierce Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Moore Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Fort Pierce include: Jensen Beach to Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve (1), The Savannahs Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: A E Bean Backus Gallery (Museums; 500 North Indian River Drive) (1), Heathcote Botanical Gardens - Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 210 Savannah Road) (2), Pegasus Travel (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 1865 North US Highway 1) (3), Navy Seal Museum (Historical Places & Services; 3300 North Highway A1A) (4), St Lucie County - Public Works Department- Oxbow Eco-Center (Nature Centers; 3150 Will Fee Road) (5), All God's Creatures Wild Life Rehabilitatin Snctry (Recreation Areas; 11311 South Indian River Drive) (6), Bells Bars & Cherries (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3018 South USHighway 1) (7), Big Easy (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2721 South USHighway 1) (8), Fort Pierce Bingo (3006 South USHighway 1) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Club Safari (3224 South USHighway 1) (1), Budget Inn (2601 South USHighway 1) (2), Beachwood Motel On the Ocean (110 South Ocean Drive) (3), Cathstan Holding DBA Sunset Inn (1802 S Us Highway 1) (4), Comfort Inn (3236 S Us Highway 1) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Florida State - Judicial- Public Defender (216 South 2nd Street) (1), U S Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation- Office (505 South 2nd Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

St. Lucie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 7.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.3%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.4% for Black residents, 33.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.7% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for other race residents, 46.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Pierce in 2010:

  • 314 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 92 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Fort Pierce in 2000:

  • 456 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 124 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 56 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in military ships
  • 3 people in military barracks, etc.

Fort Pierce, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Fort Pierce (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Virginia Avenue Branch, Lakewood Park Office, Downtown Fort Pierce Branch, Orange Blossom Mall Branch, Downtown Fort Price Drive Thru Branc. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Riverside Messenger Service, Riverside National Bank Of Florida B, Ohio Branch, Lakewood Park Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fort Pierce Main Branch, West Side Branch, Fort Pierce Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sabal Palm Branch at 2421 South Us Highway 1, branch established on 1998/10/08; Feeder Road Branch at 5345 Sunshine State Parkway, branch established on 1986/05/27. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Oculina Bank: 610 Delaware Branch at 610 Delaware Avenue, branch established on 2008/11/13; at 1100 Colonnades Drive, branch established on 2004/01/02. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $138.3 mil, Deposits: $125.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Colonial Banc Corp.
  • SunTrust Bank: Virginia Avenue Branch at 700 Virginia Avenue, branch established on 1971/10/01; Downtown Ft Pierce Branch at 120 S Indian River Dr, branch established on 1982/12/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Seacoast National Bank: Fort Pierce Branch at 1901 South Us Hwy 1, branch established on 1981/11/19. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $2,135.8 mil, Deposits: $1,726.5 mil, headquarters in Stuart, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Iii Lp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fort Pierce at 601 Virginia Ave, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Florida Community Bank, National Association: Fort Pierce Branch at 2500 Virginia Avenue, branch established on 2004/06/24. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $3,354.7 mil, Deposits: $2,512.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Bond Street Management, Llc
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Florida average:

12.2

Fort Pierce travel time to work - commute Fort Pierce mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhood in Fort Pierce (Fort Pierce, Florida Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Fort Pierce city (based on St. Lucie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic33,7978
Evangelical Protestant31,276155
Mainline Protestant7,88127
Black Protestant2,8367
Other2,70914
Orthodox1,1052
None198,185-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
St. Lucie County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
St. Lucie County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
St. Lucie County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 144
Here:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lucie County:

26.0%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Pierce:

48.4%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Fort Pierce:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Fort Pierce:

52.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Pierce:

78.8%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Pierce, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$68,609$51,4570$0
Other Government Administration 27$116,300$51,6890$0
Judicial and Legal 4$11,990$35,9700$0
Police Protection - Officers 113$520,546$55,2790$0
Police - Other 26$77,887$35,9487$6,824
Streets and Highways 26$97,364$44,9370$0
Solid Waste Management 34$113,095$39,9160$0
Sewerage 37$137,013$44,4370$0
Parks and Recreation 63$209,150$39,8380$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$33,916$67,8320$0
Water Supply 55$222,024$48,4420$0
Electric Power 73$397,927$65,4130$0
Gas Supply 15$62,751$50,2010$0
Other and Unallocable 134$538,695$48,2418$6,047
Totals for Government 629$2,607,267$49,74115$12,871

Fort Pierce government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $626,000 ($14.36)
    General - Other: $525,000 ($12.04)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($3.67)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $54,467,000 ($1249.21)
    Police Protection: $10,989,000 ($252.04)
    Water Utilities: $10,297,000 ($236.16)
    Financial Administration: $10,100,000 ($231.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,792,000 ($224.58)
    Sewerage: $9,100,000 ($208.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,970,000 ($113.99)
    Gas Utilities: $4,635,000 ($106.30)
    Regular Highways: $3,512,000 ($80.55)
    General - Other: $2,996,000 ($68.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,600,000 ($59.63)
    Central Staff Services: $1,837,000 ($42.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,678,000 ($38.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $563,000 ($12.91)
    Natural Resources - Other: $360,000 ($8.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $40,475,000 ($928.30)
    Corporate Stocks: $19,310,000 ($442.88)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $9,730,000 ($223.16)
    Benefit Payments: $7,289,000 ($167.18)
    Withdrawals: $236,000 ($5.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,727,000 ($131.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $2,158,000 ($49.49)
    General - Other: $1,504,000 ($34.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $445,000 ($10.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($0.67)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $53,760,000 ($1233.00)

Fort Pierce government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,542,000 ($218.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,086,000 ($116.65)
    All Other: $1,299,000 ($29.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $781,000 ($17.91)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $23,784,000 ($545.49)
    From Parent Local Government: $5,634,000 ($129.22)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,595,000 ($36.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,057,000 ($299.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,174,000 ($72.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,829,000 ($294.24)
    Interest Earnings: $1,764,000 ($40.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $539,000 ($12.36)
    Special Assessments: $516,000 ($11.83)
    Rents: $209,000 ($4.79)
    Sale of Property: $24,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $58,021,000 ($1330.73)
    Water Utilities: $11,061,000 ($253.69)
    Gas Utilities: $4,890,000 ($112.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,562,000 ($81.70)
    All Other: $768,000 ($17.61)
    Highways: $67,000 ($1.54)
  • Tax - Property: $11,592,000 ($265.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,699,000 ($107.77)
    Other License: $3,206,000 ($73.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,755,000 ($63.19)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $212,000 ($4.86)

Fort Pierce government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,803,000 ($3298.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,361,000 ($3035.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,442,000 ($262.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,819,000 ($248.14)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,098,000 ($231.60)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $721,000 ($16.54)

Fort Pierce government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000,000 ($229.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $116,934,000 ($2681.91)
    Total Federal Securities: $10,673,000 ($244.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,073,000 ($1171.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,098,000 ($231.60)

7.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($177 average AGI)
St. Lucie County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Martin County, FL  0.99% ($33,065 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.98% ($35,082)
from Broward County, FL  0.58% ($39,873)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
St. Lucie County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Martin County, FL  0.93% ($37,279 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.84% ($38,500)
to Broward County, FL  0.54% ($29,072)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Pierce:

  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PORT ST. LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPSL (1590 AM; 5 kW; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: PORT ST LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAXE (1370 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Pierce:

  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WJFP (91.1 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAVW (92.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W263AH (100.5 FM; FT. PIERCE, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHLG (101.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: HORTON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Pierce:

  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WOCX-CA (Channel 5; SEBRING, ETC., FL; Owner: SEBRING TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFPI-LP (Channel 8; FORT PIERCE, ETC, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fort Pierce fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 52Number of bridges
  • 412m1,352ftTotal length
  • $422,000Total costs
  • 666,432Total average daily traffic
  • 69,097Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 32010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fort Pierce, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Pierce)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 242 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Pierce, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 334 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Pierce)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Pierce)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 149 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$78,55438$90,92263$124,5177$8,3901$886,71023$116,6860$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$78,70016$108,7795$31,8360$04$67,5550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$73,34626$65,12886$100,91732$19,8370$032$78,2393$17,933
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$109,7488$125,99525$134,3654$38,1500$07$127,2210$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$166,45013$110,3411$53,7700$02$198,5950$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Fort Pierce, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,3400$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$133,4941$155,6701$157,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$109,0200$01$81,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$126,2600$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Pierce and their reported violations in the past:

MARATHON MIDWAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PINEAPPLE JOE'S (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE CROSSING COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
K;J SUPERSTOP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RELAX INN (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
I-95 NORTHBOUND WEIGH STATION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ORANGE AVE. FOOD MART (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUN-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TWO G'S FOOD STORES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Pierce that have no violations reported:

  • FT. PIERCE UTILITIES AUTHORITY (Population served: 58,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH, INC. (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • I-95 SOUTHBOUND WEIGH STATION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. LUCIE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 149
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Fort Pierce

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Pierce, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Pierce, Florida:

  • Rodeway Inn, 2601 S Us Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, Florida 34982 , Phone: (772) 464-8850, Fax: (772) 461-6885
  • Colony Court Hotel, 1007 S US 1, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950 , Phone: (772) 468-9898, Fax: (772) 468-9892
  • Garden State Motel, 5220 S Federal Hwy US 1, Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
  • Travel Inn Of Ft Pierce, 3425 S US 1, Fort Pierce, Florida 34982 , Phone: (772) 460-2333, Fax: (772) 465-7216
  • Water Front Motel, 3103 Ave T, Fort Pierce, Florida 34947
  • Fisherman's Inn, 5559 N US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, Florida 34946
  • Royal Fountain Motel, 4891 S US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, Florida 34946
  • Smallwood Motel, 5504 S US 1, Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Pierce, Florida
Most common first names in Fort Pierce, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John52175.9 years
William40874.3 years
Robert40271.7 years
James38972.1 years
Mary35279.6 years
Joseph24977.5 years
Charles23374.4 years
George22276.3 years
Dorothy19678.1 years
Richard16471.2 years
Most common last names in Fort Pierce, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22672.1 years
Johnson16672.2 years
Williams13971.3 years
Jones12071.8 years
Brown10071.0 years
Miller8274.5 years
Davis8073.3 years
Wilson7674.9 years
White7167.3 years
Anderson5678.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Fort Pierce, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3KFC2
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts5La Quinta1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's2
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
AutoZone1McDonald's4
BMW1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Publix Super Markets2
Burger King4Quality1
CVS4RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Rodeway Inn2
Days Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry3SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts6Staples1
Econo Lodge1Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx19Subway7
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3Tire Kingdom2
Havertys Furniture1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul11
Holiday Inn1UPS12
Home Depot1Vans1
Honda1Walgreens4
Jones New York2Walmart1

Fort Pierce compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Fort Pierce on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 (34949) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (34950) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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