St. Lucie, Florida

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Population in 2013: 604 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 303  (50.3%)
Females: 301  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  53.1 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 34946.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,155 (it was $43,611 in 2000)
St. Lucie:

$54,155
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,259 (it was $25,651 in 2000)

St. Lucie village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $286,175 (it was $143,800 in 2000)
St. Lucie:

$286,175
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $148,107; Detached houses: $158,176; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,622; In 2-unit structures: $63,803; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $68,815; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,211; Mobile homes: $34,957

Median gross rent in 2013: $862.

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  • Races in St. Lucie, FL (2010)

    St. Lucie races chart
    • 54392.0%White alone
    • 274.6%Hispanic
    • 111.9%Black alone
    • 61.0%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Asian alone

Races in St. Lucie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Lucie: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.6%), United States (18.4%), German (16.5%), English (11.9%), Italian (9.7%), Polish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 746 people per square mile   (low).

St. Lucie,FL real estate house value index trend

St. Lucie, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in St. Lucie:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Lucie village:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,625 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,117 (0.9%)

St. Lucie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (15.1 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (113.0 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (914.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fort Pierce North, FL (1.4 miles ), Fort Pierce, FL (2.0 miles ), Lakewood Park, FL (2.2 miles ), Fort Pierce South, FL (2.3 miles ), Florida Ridge, FL (2.5 miles ), South Beach, FL (2.7 miles ), White City, FL (2.8 miles ), Indian River Estates, FL (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $88,400
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $88,400
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $485,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 27.49 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 772

St. Lucie household income distribution St. Lucie home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in St. Lucie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Lucie, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

St. Lucie, Florida average temperatures St. Lucie, Florida average precipitation St. Lucie, Florida humidity St. Lucie, Florida wind speed St. Lucie, Florida snowfall St. Lucie, Florida sunshine St. Lucie, Florida clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

St. Lucie-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 3.1 miles away from the St. Lucie village center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1954, a category F3 tornado 5.1 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Lucie-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 397.3 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 374.1 miles away from St. Lucie 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 119.3 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 340.5 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 191.0 miles away from St. Lucie center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 459.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
St. Lucie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Lucie:

  • FORT PIERCE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)
  • ABBIEJEAN RUSSELL CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)
  • LAUREL POINTE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS - FORT PIERCE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)
  • LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER & HEART INSTITUTE Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)
  • LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)
  • BRIGHT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)

Operable nuclear power plants near St. Lucie:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Lucie:

  • Indian River State College (about 5 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,211)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 43 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 44 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 58 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 63 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Eastern Florida State College (about 67 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 12,053)
  • Lynn University (about 79 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)

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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 2012 was 59.1. This is better than average.

City:

59.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.2%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.5%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.2%
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: 0.4% of all households

St. Lucie compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Florida average:

12.2

St. Lucie travel time to work - commute St. Lucie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Lucie village (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%

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 St. Lucie:

  • 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.)
  • WAXE (1370 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WTTB (1490 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • 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.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Lucie:

  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJFP (91.1 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVW (92.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHLG (101.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: HORTON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around St. Lucie:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • BELLMONT@ ST. LUCIE, Lat: 27.300000 Lon: -80.400000, Call Sign: WQIQ982
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2008, Expiration Date: 04/18/2018, Certifier: Brian Reynolds
    Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$138,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$96,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2004 2002 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
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  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction"
  • #22 (34946) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries"
  • #52 (34946) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bahamian first ancestries"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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