River Park, Florida

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Population in 2010: 5,222.
Males: 2,510  (48.1%)
Females: 2,712  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,062
River Park:

$50,062
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,739

River Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $179,700
River Park:

$179,700
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $113,946; detached houses: $145,075; mobile homes: $27,068

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,248.

March 2019 cost of living index in River Park: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.9%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.1% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in River Park, FL (2010)
    • 3,93575.4%White alone
    • 73714.1%Hispanic
    • 3847.4%Black alone
    • 981.9%Two or more races
    • 511.0%Asian alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.10%Other race alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in River Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (23.7%), Italian (12.5%), Irish (10.6%), German (8.0%), English (6.3%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

369 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 1.4% North America).

This place:

6.2%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $898 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $956 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (2.7 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (100.6 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (926.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Port St. Lucie-River Park, FL (1.0 miles ),
Port St. Lucie, FL (1.6 miles ),
Indian River Estates, FL (2.1 miles ),
White City, FL (2.2 miles ),
Hutchinson Island, FL (2.6 miles ),
Fort Pierce South, FL (2.7 miles ),
North River Shores, FL (2.8 miles ),
Hutchinson Island South, FL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 27.31 N, Longitude: 80.35 W

Distribution of median household income in River Park, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in River Park, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Florida:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

River Park-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the River Park place center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 tornado 9.5 miles away from the place center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

River Park-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 394.8 miles away from the city 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 111.8 miles away from River Park center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 386.6 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 352.9 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 203.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 471.1 miles away from River Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Lucie County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near River Park:

  • FLORIDA MENTOR (Hospital, about 1 miles away; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • PORT SAINT LUCIE NURSING AND RESTORATIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • HOSPITAL WITHOUT WALLS OF PORT ST LUCIE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • FLORIDA MENTOR (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • BMA - PORT SAINT LUCIE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • BRIGHTON GARDENS OF PORT ST LUCIE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • ST LUCIE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)

Operable nuclear power plants near River Park:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to River Park:

  • Indian River State College (about 8 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,211)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 46 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 52 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 55 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 55 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Lynn University (about 66 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 67 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)

Points of interest:

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Churches in River Park include: First Baptist Church of Port Saint Lucie (A), Central Baptist Church (B), Port Saint Lucie Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.4%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in River Park:

Marital status in River Park, FL
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

For population 25 years and over in River Park:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for River Park, FL (based on St. Lucie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 144
St. Lucie County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Lucie County:

9.0%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
Florida:

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

17.8%
State:

14.0%

9.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,601 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.29%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
St. Lucie County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Palm Beach County, FL  1.20% ($51,794 average AGI)
from Martin County, FL  1.12% ($42,109)
from Broward County, FL  0.70% ($44,918)


6.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($231 average AGI)
St. Lucie County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Martin County, FL  1.01% ($50,343 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.72% ($55,504)
to Indian River County, FL  0.59% ($45,029)

Strongest AM radio stations in River Park:

  • WPSL (1590 AM; 5 kW; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: PORT ST LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WIRA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PORT ST. LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSTU (1450 AM; 1 kW; STUART, FL; Owner: TREASURE COAST BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WEFL (760 AM; 3 kW; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: STAR OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in River Park:

  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVW (92.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLG (101.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: HORTON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W294AM (106.7 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, 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)
  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)

TV broadcast stations around River Park:

  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WOCX-CA (Channel 5; SEBRING, ETC., FL; Owner: SEBRING TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WFPI-LP (Channel 8; FORT PIERCE, ETC, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
River Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

River Park fatal accident list:

Jun 2, 2007 09:56 PM, Us-1, Mediterranean Blvd, Lat: 27.319325, Lon: -80.316442, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in River Park, FL
  • 95.9%Electricity
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in River Park, FL
  • 97.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Utility gas


River Park compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

River Park on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Argentina (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 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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