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St. Lucie, Florida (FL) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents



11.2% of St. Lucie, FL residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 13.5% less than the poverty level of 12.7% across the entire state of Florida. Taking into account residents not living in families, 14.1% of high school graduates and 2.9% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 2.3% among disabled males and 5.8% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 33.3%. For comparison, it was 22.6% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in St. Lucie, FL

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
St. Lucie:

11.2%
Whole state:

12.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
St. Lucie:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.6%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
St. Lucie:

2.3%
Florida:

13.8%
Disability rate in this village among poor males (it is 28.9% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
St. Lucie:

20.0%
Florida:

29.1%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
St. Lucie:

5.8%
Florida:

18.1%
Disability rate in this village among poor females (it is 22.3% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
St. Lucie:

28.6%
Florida:

29.4%

Renting rate in this village among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

33.3%
Residents above poverty level:

22.6%

Poverty by age in St. Lucie, FL

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in St. Lucie
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in St. Lucie,FL (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 41.7%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 0.0%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 17.8%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 15.4%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in St. Lucie
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in St. Lucie,FL (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 15.8%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 16.7%35 to 44 years
  • 5.6%45 to 54 years
  • 25.0%55 to 64 years
  • 4.7%65 to 74 years
  • 31.4%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in St. Lucie, FL
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in St. Lucie,FL (% below half of poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 4.9%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 0.0%35 to 44 years
  • 2.7%45 to 54 years
  • 1.9%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in St. Lucie, FL

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in St. Lucie, FL
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in St. Lucie, FL (%)
  • 8.0%White
  • 100.0%Black
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 0.0%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in St. Lucie, FL
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in St. Lucie, FL (absolute numbers)
  • 61White
  • 9Black
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 9.9%Below poverty level
  • 90.1%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 9.1%Below poverty level
  • 90.9%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in St. Lucie, FL

Children below poverty level:
St. Lucie, Florida:

0.0%
State:

17.4%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
St. Lucie:

14.1%
Florida:

17.3%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
St. Lucie:

2.9%
Florida:

39.9%
Breakdown of poor residents in St. Lucie not in families by work experience
  • 0.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 57.9%Worked part-time
  • 42.1%Did not work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 0.0%1980 to 1989
  • 25.0%1970 to 1979
  • 75.0%1960 to 1969
  • 0.0%1950 to 1959
  • 0.0%1940 to 1949
  • 0.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 1.9%1995 to 1998
  • 3.8%1990 to 1994
  • 22.2%1980 to 1989
  • 25.5%1970 to 1979
  • 19.8%1960 to 1969
  • 12.7%1950 to 1959
  • 1.9%1940 to 1949
  • 12.3%1939 or earlier
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