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Fort Pierce, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Fort Pierce,FL index of house prices

Total population: 43,601 (Urban population: 37,320, Rural population: 169 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 17,213 (14,412 occupied: 7,302 owner occupied, 9,664 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,168 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $109,162.

Median contract rent in 2015: $413 (lower quartile is $318, upper quartile is $511)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $501


Median gross rent in Fort Pierce, FL in 2015: $517

Housing units in Fort Pierce with a mortgage: 3,133 (348 second mortgage, 340 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,830

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $52,125

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,379

Median monthly housing costs: $760


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Fort Pierce, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $102,109 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Fort Pierce:

$102,109
Florida:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,287 - $222,984

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $158,018
Here:

$158,018
State:

$278,429

Townhouses or other attached units: $117,256
Here:

$117,256
State:

$213,076

In 2-unit structures: $229,991
Here:

$229,991
State:

$213,222

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,707
Here:

$167,707
State:

$182,333

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,947
Here:

$274,947
State:

$259,071

Mobile homes: $37,350
Here:

$37,350
State:

$67,722
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,755
  • In family households: 29,654 (5,427 male householders, 3,446 female householders)
    5,609 spouses, 9,988 children (9,341 natural, 238 adopted, 409 stepchildren), 1,603 grandchildren, 673 brothers or sisters, 409 parents, 1,062 other relatives, 1,437 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,101 (2,552 male householders (1,868 living alone)), 2,954 female householders (2,622 living alone)), 1,595 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 734 (10 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,803 2-persons, 1,831 3-persons, 1,438 4-persons, 873 5-persons, 461 6-persons, 467 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,490 1-person, 788 2-persons, 120 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

4,077 married couples with children.
4,398 single-parent households (671 men, 3,727 women).

75.2% of residents of Fort Pierce speak English at home.
14.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
9.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 6,897 (18.4%)
(20.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.2
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Pierce, Florida:

  • 17no bedroom
  • 6031 bedroom
  • 3,4562 bedrooms
  • 2,8463 bedrooms
  • 6254 bedrooms
  • 925+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Pierce, Florida:

  • 345no bedroom
  • 1,8591 bedroom
  • 3,1752 bedrooms
  • 1,1483 bedrooms
  • 2004 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Pierce in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 605no vehicle
  • 3,6461 vehicle
  • 2,5242 vehicles
  • 6583 vehicles
  • 1514 vehicles
  • 555+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Pierce in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,556no vehicle
  • 3,6311 vehicle
  • 1,2252 vehicles
  • 2553 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fort Pierce, Florida:

  • 171 room
  • 2292 rooms
  • 5203 rooms
  • 1,7384 rooms
  • 2,0125 rooms
  • 1,5206 rooms
  • 8187 rooms
  • 4058 rooms
  • 3809+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Pierce, Florida:

  • 2991 room
  • 8872 rooms
  • 1,2793 rooms
  • 2,2594 rooms
  • 1,2395 rooms
  • 5366 rooms
  • 1847 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Fort Pierce, FL household income distribution

  • Fort Pierce, FL household income distribution
  • 2,814Less than $10,000
  • 1,379$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,594$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,379$20,000 to $24,999
  • 953$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,069$30,000 to $34,999
  • 890$35,000 to $39,999
  • 695$40,000 to $44,999
  • 539$45,000 to $49,999
  • 890$50,000 to $59,999
  • 934$60,000 to $74,999
  • 581$75,000 to $99,999
  • 218$100,000 to $124,999
  • 122$125,000 to $149,999
  • 184$150,000 to $199,999
  • 138$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Fort Pierce, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Fort Pierce, FL
  • 123Less than $10,000
  • 65$10,000 to $14,999
  • 24$15,000 to $19,999
  • 132$20,000 to $24,999
  • 196$25,000 to $29,999
  • 242$30,000 to $34,999
  • 92$35,000 to $39,999
  • 498$40,000 to $49,999
  • 245$50,000 to $59,999
  • 264$60,000 to $69,999
  • 222$70,000 to $79,999
  • 437$80,000 to $89,999
  • 151$90,000 to $99,999
  • 449$100,000 to $124,999
  • 424$125,000 to $149,999
  • 505$150,000 to $174,999
  • 272$175,000 to $199,999
  • 884$200,000 to $249,999
  • 577$250,000 to $299,999
  • 380$300,000 to $399,999
  • 108$400,000 to $499,999
  • 214$500,000 to $749,999
  • 39$750,000 to $999,999
  • 32$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 32$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Fort Pierce, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Fort Pierce, FL
  • 166Less than $100
  • 13$100 to $149
  • 198$150 to $199
  • 181$200 to $249
  • 75$250 to $299
  • 295$300 to $349
  • 438$350 to $399
  • 383$400 to $449
  • 130$450 to $499
  • 514$500 to $549
  • 678$550 to $599
  • 1,414$600 to $649
  • 1,295$650 to $699
  • 786$700 to $749
  • 358$750 to $799
  • 694$800 to $899
  • 446$900 to $999
  • 324$1,000 to $1,249
  • 145$1,250 to $1,499
  • 116$1,500 to $1,999
  • 59$2,000 to $2,499
  • 41$2,500 to $2,999
  • 357No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,2061995 to March 2000
  • 1,8391990 to 1994
  • 7881985 to 1989
  • 8671980 to 1984
  • 4851975 to 1979
  • 2411970 to 1974
  • 1351965 to 1969
  • 336Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population
Fort Pierce commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 383
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,527
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,306
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,294
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,551
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 502
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,811
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 339
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 282
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 563
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 787
  • 90 or more minutes: 278
Fort Pierce, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.8%
Number of people working at home: 277 (2.0% of all workers)

Fort Pierce mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,390 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 3,112 (22%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 531 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 11 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (1%)
  • Walked: 258 (2%)
  • Other means: 192 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 277 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 15,570
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2,673
 United States or American: 2,478
 Haitian: 2,204
 German: 2,143
 English: 1,962
 Irish: 1,740
 Italian: 967
 Subsaharan African:: 572
 African: 542
 Polish: 378
 French (except Basque): 302
 Scotch-Irish: 301
 Scottish: 254
 Jamaican: 250
 French Canadian: 208
 Dutch: 174
 Norwegian: 139
 Swedish: 120
 Greek: 112
 Russian: 106
 Belgian: 102
 Hungarian: 97
 Bahamian: 94
 British: 86
 Czech: 79
 Welsh: 78
 Canadian: 75
 Portuguese: 70
 European: 70
 West Indian: 64
 Barbadian: 61
 Arab:: 53
 Finnish: 40
 Lithuanian: 32
 Danish: 31
 Nigerian: 30
 Czechoslovakian: 29
 Lebanese: 22
 Slovak: 21
 Other Arab: 15
 Scandinavian: 15
 Estonian: 11
 Eastern European: 11
 Armenian: 9
 Syrian: 8
 Slovene: 8
 Palestinian: 8
 Croatian: 8
 Swiss: 7
 Ukrainian: 7
 Yugoslavian: 7
 Macedonian: 6
 New Zealander: 6
 Romanian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 43%Mexico
  • 29%Haiti
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 3%Jamaica
  • 2%Other Caribbean
  • 2%Vietnam
  • 2%United Kingdom

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,376
  • Northeast: 5,445
  • Midwest: 3,134
  • South: 4,714
  • West: 517

49% of Fort Pierce residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Florida.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 664
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 441
  • 5th and 6th grade: 768
  • 7th and 8th grade: 624
  • 9th grade: 542
  • 10th grade: 531
  • 11th grade: 568
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 934
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,460
  • Less than 1 year of college: 551
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,278
  • Associate degree: 502
  • Bachelor's degree: 796
  • Master's degree: 236
  • Professional school degree: 296
  • Doctorate degree: 57

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 361
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 223
  • 5th and 6th grade: 480
  • 7th and 8th grade: 638
  • 9th grade: 629
  • 10th grade: 641
  • 11th grade: 643
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 817
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,417
  • Less than 1 year of college: 977
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,344
  • Associate degree: 570
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,135
  • Master's degree: 358
  • Professional school degree: 89
  • Doctorate degree: 42

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.3%Males
  • 14.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 16.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 15.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 26.6%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 14.6%Females
Fort Pierce marital status for males
Fort Pierce marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,287
  • One, attached: 797
  • Two: 2,249
  • 3 or 4: 2,143
  • 5 to 9: 1,259
  • 10 to 19: 1,203
  • 20 to 49: 500
  • 50 or more: 602
  • Mobile homes: 1,107
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 66

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,852

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Pierce:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 83.8%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 81.6%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 249
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 116
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 212
Here:

15.9%
Florida:

21.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)