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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: 22,435 (17,080 occupied: 7,437 owner occupied, 10,129 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

58%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,522 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $371,604.

Median contract rent in 2016: $413 (lower quartile is $318, upper quartile is $511)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $786


Median gross rent in Fort Pierce, FL in 2016: $517

Housing units in Fort Pierce with a mortgage: 3,099 (20 second mortgage, 158 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,367

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $50,465

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,344

Median monthly housing costs: $802


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Fort Pierce, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,735 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Fort Pierce:

$107,735
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,198 - $214,854

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $162,653
Here:

$162,653
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $113,286
Here:

$113,286
State:

$218,328

In 2-unit structures: $124,419
Here:

$124,419
State:

$199,072

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,369
Here:

$100,369
State:

$188,397

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,538
Here:

$216,538
State:

$280,732

Mobile homes: $31,411
Here:

$31,411
State:

$77,364
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,884
  • In family households: 36,255 (4,029 male householders, 6,072 female householders)
    5,784 spouses, 14,960 children (14,249 natural, 292 adopted, 299 stepchildren), 1,781 grandchildren, 792 brothers or sisters, 899 parents, 1,059 other relatives, 1,104 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,899 (3,245 male householders (2,726 living alone)), 3,778 female householders (3,295 living alone)), 1,859 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 645

Size of family households: 4,595 2-persons, 2,223 3-persons, 1,542 4-persons, 1,163 5-persons, 453 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,022 1-person, 906 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 64 4-persons.

4,274 married couples with children.
5,046 single-parent households (580 men, 4,466 women).

71.7% of residents of Fort Pierce speak English at home.
20.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
6.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9,354 (20.4%)
(32.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 6no bedroom
  • 5401 bedroom
  • 2,6972 bedrooms
  • 3,4223 bedrooms
  • 6964 bedrooms
  • 1355+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

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

  • 694no bedroom
  • 1,4451 bedroom
  • 5,2982 bedrooms
  • 2,1973 bedrooms
  • 5654 bedrooms
  • 795+ 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:

  • 306no vehicle
  • 3,5651 vehicle
  • 2,3912 vehicles
  • 7893 vehicles
  • 2364 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

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

  • 1,826no vehicle
  • 5,6031 vehicle
  • 1,9032 vehicles
  • 2573 vehicles
  • 1524 vehicles
  • 705+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 81 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 4763 rooms
  • 1,6334 rooms
  • 1,6345 rooms
  • 1,6696 rooms
  • 9147 rooms
  • 5558 rooms
  • 5069+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

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

  • 6241 room
  • 2832 rooms
  • 1,3953 rooms
  • 3,7474 rooms
  • 1,8145 rooms
  • 1,6646 rooms
  • 3267 rooms
  • 668 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 3,036Less than $10,000
  • 1,496$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,738$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,449$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,473$25,000 to $29,999
  • 931$30,000 to $34,999
  • 804$35,000 to $39,999
  • 951$40,000 to $44,999
  • 643$45,000 to $49,999
  • 820$50,000 to $59,999
  • 904$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,315$75,000 to $99,999
  • 436$100,000 to $124,999
  • 324$125,000 to $149,999
  • 249$150,000 to $199,999
  • 225$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Pierce, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Pierce, FL
  • 65Less than $10,000
  • 51$10,000 to $14,999
  • 113$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 181$25,000 to $29,999
  • 199$30,000 to $34,999
  • 66$35,000 to $39,999
  • 313$40,000 to $49,999
  • 213$50,000 to $59,999
  • 727$60,000 to $69,999
  • 471$70,000 to $79,999
  • 258$80,000 to $89,999
  • 139$90,000 to $99,999
  • 504$100,000 to $124,999
  • 277$125,000 to $149,999
  • 540$150,000 to $174,999
  • 386$175,000 to $199,999
  • 896$200,000 to $249,999
  • 609$250,000 to $299,999
  • 398$300,000 to $399,999
  • 125$400,000 to $499,999
  • 113$500,000 to $749,999
  • 72$750,000 to $999,999
  • 22$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Pierce, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Pierce, FL
  • 120Less than $100
  • 25$100 to $149
  • 88$150 to $199
  • 326$200 to $249
  • 91$250 to $299
  • 137$300 to $349
  • 114$350 to $399
  • 205$400 to $449
  • 361$450 to $499
  • 349$500 to $549
  • 131$550 to $599
  • 532$600 to $649
  • 912$650 to $699
  • 951$700 to $749
  • 261$750 to $799
  • 783$800 to $899
  • 567$900 to $999
  • 795$1,000 to $1,249
  • 512$1,250 to $1,499
  • 87$1,500 to $1,999
  • 111$2,000 to $2,499
  • 41$2,500 to $2,999
  • 304No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,1582010 or later
  • 2,9442000 to 2009
  • 2,1251990 to 1999
  • 1,6551980 to 1989
  • 7261970 to 1979
  • 471Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fort Pierce population
Fort Pierce commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 405
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,422
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,959
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,744
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,350
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 762
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,720
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 422
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 639
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,047
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 365
  • 90 or more minutes: 354
Fort Pierce, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.9%
Number of people working at home: 402 (2.4% of all workers)

Fort Pierce mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 20,391 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,782 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 109 (0%)
  • Taxi: 556 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 88 (0%)
  • Walked: 273 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 402 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 3,899
 Haitian: 2,956
 German: 983
 English: 936
 Irish: 803
 Italian: 770
 Jamaican: 436
 Polish: 212
 European: 187
 Dutch: 128
 Scottish: 121
 Ethiopian: 115
 Hungarian: 110
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 110
 Welsh: 99
 British: 98
 Canadian: 97
 Brazilian: 85
 Scotch-Irish: 82
 French (except Basque): 79
 Swedish: 69
 Croatian: 52
 African: 46
 French Canadian: 44
 British West Indian: 43
 Guyanese: 40
 Portuguese: 38
 Moroccan: 38
 South African: 34
 Czech: 31
 Russian: 27
 Greek: 25
 Eastern European: 19
 Barbadian: 17
 Bahamian: 13
 Slovak: 12
 Northern European: 11
 Turkish: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Slavic: 7
 Yugoslavian: 6
 Norwegian: 5

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

  • 37%Mexico
  • 26%Haiti
  • 7%Honduras
  • 4%Cuba
  • 4%Jamaica
  • 2%Guatemala
  • 2%Nicaragua

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

  • This state: 22,236
  • Other state: 13,831
  • Northeast: 6,301
  • Midwest: 3,136
  • South: 3,687
  • West: 677

83% of Fort Pierce residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Florida.

Fort Pierce:

83.3%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 368
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 223
  • 5th and 6th grade: 719
  • 7th and 8th grade: 737
  • 9th grade: 359
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 592
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 248
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,536
  • Less than 1 year of college: 700
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,392
  • Associate degree: 1,289
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,368
  • Master's degree: 413
  • Professional school degree: 113
  • Doctorate degree: 30

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 466
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 281
  • 5th and 6th grade: 192
  • 7th and 8th grade: 239
  • 9th grade: 134
  • 10th grade: 725
  • 11th grade: 849
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 227
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,647
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,023
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,237
  • Associate degree: 1,574
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,536
  • Master's degree: 850
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 35

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 67.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 28.3%Males
  • 12.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 27.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 16.2%Females
Fort Pierce marital status for males
Fort Pierce marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,520
  • One, attached: 1,244
  • Two: 3,028
  • 3 or 4: 1,470
  • 5 to 9: 2,053
  • 10 to 19: 2,398
  • 20 to 49: 2,366
  • 50 or more: 890
  • Mobile homes: 734

Median worth of mobile homes: $54,000

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Pierce:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fort Pierce
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (89.9%)
  • Utility gas (6.8%)
  • No fuel used (2.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Electricity (95.2%)
  • Utility gas (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 427
Here:

10.1%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 337
Here:

12.0%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 326
Here:

16.7%
Florida:

20.1%

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)