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Port St. Lucie, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $205,000 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Port St. Lucie:

$205,000
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $153,300 - $263,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $209,268
Here:

$209,268
State:

$311,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $197,120
Here:

$197,120
State:

$231,951

In 2-unit structures: $79,298
Here:

$79,298
State:

$217,824

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,645
Here:

$86,645
State:

$219,642

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,767
Here:

$147,767
State:

$295,429

Mobile homes: $33,115
Here:

$33,115
State:

$68,147

Port St. Lucie,FL index of house prices

Total population: 174,110 (Urban population: 87,934, Rural population: 862 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 73,060 (65,514 occupied: 48,372 owner occupied, 17,142 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

26%
State:

35%

Housing density: 967 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $409,158.

Median contract rent in 2017: $627 (lower quartile is $561, upper quartile is $1,430)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,269


Median gross rent in Port St. Lucie, FL in 2017: $741

Housing units in Port St. Lucie with a mortgage: 29,433 (334 second mortgage, 2,007 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 18,939

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,644

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,411

Median monthly housing costs: $1,185


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Port St. Lucie, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1999

Median year apartment built: 1994

Household type by relationship:

Households: 189,331
  • In family households: 161,555 (24,909 male householders, 21,917 female householders)
    34,654 spouses, 56,821 children (53,559 natural, 494 adopted, 2,768 stepchildren), 5,363 grandchildren, 2,744 brothers or sisters, 5,559 parents, 4,914 other relatives, 4,674 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27,075 (9,920 male householders (6,360 living alone)), 8,768 female householders (7,553 living alone)), 8,387 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 701

Size of family households: 20,287 2-persons, 10,750 3-persons, 9,971 4-persons, 2,900 5-persons, 2,239 6-persons, 679 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,913 1-person, 3,947 2-persons, 737 3-persons, 91 4-persons.

24,570 married couples with children.
9,205 single-parent households (2,851 men, 6,354 women).

74.0% of residents of Port St. Lucie speak English at home.
16.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 33,606 (17.7%)
(63.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.5
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 297no bedroom
  • 6191 bedroom
  • 7,8452 bedrooms
  • 28,7973 bedrooms
  • 9,5964 bedrooms
  • 1,2185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 841no bedroom
  • 8771 bedroom
  • 3,9632 bedrooms
  • 8,5303 bedrooms
  • 2,9314 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Port St. Lucie in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Port St. Lucie in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 733no vehicle
  • 17,2641 vehicle
  • 21,5242 vehicles
  • 6,6583 vehicles
  • 1,7094 vehicles
  • 4845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Port St. Lucie in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Port St. Lucie in renter-occupied apartments
  • 461no vehicle
  • 7,0461 vehicle
  • 6,9692 vehicles
  • 1,8453 vehicles
  • 7504 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 2971 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 1,2033 rooms
  • 4,1624 rooms
  • 11,2555 rooms
  • 10,7726 rooms
  • 8,1377 rooms
  • 7,0668 rooms
  • 5,3689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 8411 room
  • 7222 rooms
  • 3803 rooms
  • 3,2754 rooms
  • 3,3515 rooms
  • 2,7446 rooms
  • 2,2117 rooms
  • 2,3928 rooms
  • 1,2269+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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
  • Port St. Lucie, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Port St. Lucie, FL in 2017
  • 2,516Less than $10,000
  • 5,454$10,000 to $19,999
  • 6,855$20,000 to $29,999
  • 5,101$30,000 to $39,999
  • 9,043$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6,138$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8,326$60,000 to $74,999
  • 10,647$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,115$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,961$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,907$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,451$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Port St. Lucie, FL

  • Distribution of house value in Port St. Lucie, FL in 2017
  • 539Less than $10,000
  • 261$15,000 to $19,999
  • 369$25,000 to $29,999
  • 510$30,000 to $34,999
  • 442$35,000 to $39,999
  • 247$60,000 to $69,999
  • 577$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,131$80,000 to $89,999
  • 527$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,338$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,214$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7,045$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4,843$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11,403$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6,930$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,898$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,457$400,000 to $499,999
  • 641$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Port St. Lucie, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Port St. Lucie, FL in 2017
  • 21$100 to $149
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 27$200 to $249
  • 193$250 to $299
  • 20$300 to $349
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 397$500 to $549
  • 24$550 to $599
  • 145$600 to $649
  • 154$650 to $699
  • 457$700 to $749
  • 550$750 to $799
  • 2,080$800 to $899
  • 1,539$900 to $999
  • 4,742$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,008$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,985$1,500 to $1,999
  • 11$2,000 to $2,499
  • 75$3,000 to $3,499
  • 279$3,500 or more
  • 254No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.7%
Number of people working at home: 3,458 (4.1% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,490
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,590
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 11,236
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 11,813
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 12,316
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,756
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 16,211
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,030
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3,132
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 7,629
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,612
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,688
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Port St. Lucie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 32,150 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 6,730 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,308 (5%)
  • Bicycle: 140 (0%)
  • Walked: 334 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,194 (9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 36.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • 5.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 6.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 5,5372010 or later
  • 7,9642000 to 2009
  • 6,2491990 to 1999
  • 1,9611980 to 1989
  • 1,5891970 to 1979
  • 3,095Before 1970
Ancestries in Port St. Lucie, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 9,433 (9.5%)
  • Italian: 8,590 (8.6%)
  • Haitian: 6,092 (6.1%)
  • Jamaican: 5,636 (5.7%)
  • Irish: 4,969 (5.0%)
  • German: 4,651 (4.7%)
  • English: 3,304 (3.3%)
  • Polish: 1,765 (1.8%)
  • French: 1,107 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 769 (0.8%)
  • Portuguese: 756 (0.8%)
  • European: 683 (0.7%)
  • British: 527 (0.5%)
  • Brazilian: 473 (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 423 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 401 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 376 (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 339 (0.3%)
  • West Indian: 333 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 312 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 302 (0.3%)
  • Guyanese: 278 (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 255 (0.3%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 253 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 244 (0.2%)
  • African: 217 (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 207 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 170 (0.2%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 159 (0.2%)
  • South African: 153 (0.2%)
  • Bahamian: 150 (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 131 (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 131 (0.1%)
  • Barbadian: 123 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 113 (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 88 (0.09%)
  • Croatian: 86 (0.09%)
  • Lebanese: 86 (0.09%)
  • Iranian: 86 (0.09%)
  • British West Indian: 84 (0.08%)
  • Czech: 81 (0.08%)
  • Romanian: 76 (0.08%)
  • Arab: 75 (0.08%)
  • Danish: 73 (0.07%)
  • New Zealander: 72 (0.07%)
  • Yugoslavian: 72 (0.07%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 63 (0.06%)
  • Slovene: 54 (0.05%)
  • Belgian: 50 (0.05%)
  • Jordanian: 34 (0.03%)
  • Armenian: 32 (0.03%)
  • Welsh: 31 (0.03%)
  • Lithuanian: 22 (0.02%)
  • Maltese: 21 (0.02%)
  • Finnish: 21 (0.02%)
  • Swiss: 20 (0.02%)
  • Syrian: 16 (0.02%)
  • Latvian: 14 (0.01%)
  • Palestinian: 12 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 9 (0.01%)

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

Jamaica
Port St. Lucie:

15.7% (5,608)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Haiti
Port St. Lucie:

12.4% (4,427)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Cuba
Port St. Lucie:

7.8% (2,806)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Port St. Lucie:

6.5% (2,308)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Dominican Republic
Port St. Lucie:

4.2% (1,515)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Brazil
Port St. Lucie:

4.2% (1,493)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
Port St. Lucie:

3.8% (1,374)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Port St. Lucie:

2.7% (976)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
Port St. Lucie:

2.7% (970)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Port St. Lucie:

2.4% (862)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Port St. Lucie:

2.3% (826)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
Port St. Lucie:

2.3% (825)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Ecuador
Port St. Lucie:

2.1% (752)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

India
Port St. Lucie:

2.1% (737)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Italy
Port St. Lucie:

1.9% (675)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Trinidad and Tobago
Port St. Lucie:

1.8% (628)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Port St. Lucie:

1.7% (611)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Venezuela
Port St. Lucie:

1.7% (606)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Guyana
Port St. Lucie:

1.6% (590)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 58,899
  • Other state: 91,254
  • Northeast: 50,158
  • Midwest: 19,130
  • South: 18,004
  • West: 3,962

86.2% of Port St. Lucie residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69.2% lived in Florida.


Port St. Lucie:

86.2%
State average:

84.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,723
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 969
  • 7th and 8th grade: 513
  • 9th grade: 790
  • 10th grade: 743
  • 11th grade: 552
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,191
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 23,566
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,156
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,698
  • Associate degree: 5,745
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,737
  • Master's degree: 4,205
  • Professional school degree: 674
  • Doctorate degree: 408
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,235
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 43
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,902
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,039
  • 9th grade: 971
  • 10th grade: 1,321
  • 11th grade: 440
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,643
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 24,124
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,775
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,750
  • Associate degree: 6,651
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,653
  • Master's degree: 4,234
  • Professional school degree: 455
  • Doctorate degree: 186
Educational Attainment for Females
Port St. Lucie marital status for males
Port St. Lucie marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 64,108
  • One, attached: 2,515
  • Two: 237
  • 3 or 4: 1,534
  • 5 to 9: 1,005
  • 10 to 19: 602
  • 20 to 49: 1,348
  • 50 or more: 822
  • Mobile homes: 889

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,000

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Port St. Lucie
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port St. Lucie, FL
  • 94.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port St. Lucie, FL
  • 97.3%Electricity
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,625
Here:

13.8%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 601
Here:

7.0%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,714
Here:

31.1%
Florida:

20.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability