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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $244,900 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Port St. Lucie:

$244,900
Florida:

$245,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $195,500 - $292,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $251,113
Here:

$251,113
State:

$343,090

Townhouses or other attached units: $190,399
Here:

$190,399
State:

$248,955

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,611
Here:

$119,611
State:

$227,379

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,121
Here:

$174,121
State:

$313,255

Mobile homes: $29,963
Here:

$29,963
State:

$83,101

Port St. Lucie,FL index of house prices

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

Houses: 77,484 (68,484 occupied: 54,839 owner occupied, 13,645 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,026 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $350,802.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,280 (lower quartile is $1,055, upper quartile is $1,488)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,302


Median gross rent in Port St. Lucie, FL in 2019: $1,413

Housing units in Port St. Lucie with a mortgage: 35,421 (488 second mortgage, 1,470 home equity loan, 90 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19,418

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,942

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,808

Median monthly housing costs: $1,222

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

Median year apartment built: 1995

Household type by relationship:

Households: 201,858
  • Male householders: 36,976 (8,163 living alone), Female householders: 31,508 (6,572 living alone)
  • 38,478 spouses (37,870 opposite-sex spouses), 3,509 unmarried partners, (3,509 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 63,163 children (60,164 natural, 1,015 adopted, 1,984 stepchildren), 6,237 grandchildren, 3,707 brothers or sisters, 5,974 parents, 0 foster children, 4,225 other relatives, 7,348 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 733

Size of family households: 24,499 2-persons, 11,492 3-persons, 9,423 4-persons, 2,703 5-persons, 1,733 6-persons, 820 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,735 1-person, 2,844 2-persons, 192 4-persons, 43 6-persons.

31,036 married couples with children.
7,484 single-parent households (1,730 men, 5,754 women).

73.5% of residents of Port St. Lucie speak English at home.
16.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
8.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 36,761 (18.2%)
(69.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.7
State:

4.2

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
  • 243no bedroom
  • 721 bedroom
  • 8,9622 bedrooms
  • 31,3463 bedrooms
  • 12,6094 bedrooms
  • 1,6075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4171 bedroom
  • 4,4762 bedrooms
  • 7,0573 bedrooms
  • 1,6954 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
  • 353no vehicle
  • 18,9651 vehicle
  • 26,6162 vehicles
  • 6,8423 vehicles
  • 1,6184 vehicles
  • 4455+ 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
  • 382no vehicle
  • 6,4731 vehicle
  • 3,9752 vehicles
  • 2,4993 vehicles
  • 3164 vehicles
  • 05+ 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
  • 641 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 8883 rooms
  • 6,7854 rooms
  • 12,1035 rooms
  • 13,8396 rooms
  • 7,9367 rooms
  • 6,1248 rooms
  • 7,0289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 2752 rooms
  • 9613 rooms
  • 2,4514 rooms
  • 2,5415 rooms
  • 3,8416 rooms
  • 1,3777 rooms
  • 1,0158 rooms
  • 1,1849+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 2,044Less than $10,000
  • 4,708$10,000 to $19,999
  • 5,514$20,000 to $29,999
  • 5,231$30,000 to $39,999
  • 6,126$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5,659$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9,465$60,000 to $74,999
  • 11,538$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8,562$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,027$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,812$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,798$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Port St. Lucie, FL

  • Distribution of house value in Port St. Lucie, FL in 2019
  • 207Less than $10,000
  • 136$10,000 to $14,999
  • 195$15,000 to $19,999
  • 123$20,000 to $24,999
  • 182$25,000 to $29,999
  • 174$30,000 to $34,999
  • 107$35,000 to $39,999
  • 207$40,000 to $49,999
  • 232$50,000 to $59,999
  • 146$60,000 to $69,999
  • 571$70,000 to $79,999
  • 609$80,000 to $89,999
  • 403$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,058$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,332$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,406$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5,462$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11,965$200,000 to $249,999
  • 9,820$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6,490$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,022$400,000 to $499,999
  • 858$500,000 to $749,999
  • 103$750,000 to $999,999
  • 176$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 19$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 79$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Port St. Lucie, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Port St. Lucie, FL in 2019
  • 8$100 to $149
  • 119$200 to $249
  • 42$250 to $299
  • 20$300 to $349
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 181$500 to $549
  • 39$550 to $599
  • 177$600 to $649
  • 77$650 to $699
  • 250$700 to $749
  • 311$750 to $799
  • 930$800 to $899
  • 1,176$900 to $999
  • 4,043$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,378$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,082$1,500 to $1,999
  • 454$2,000 to $2,499
  • 37$2,500 to $2,999
  • 51$3,000 to $3,499
  • 104$3,500 or more
  • 334No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.3%
Number of people working at home: 5,187 (5.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,480
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,729
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9,902
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13,026
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 14,198
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,176
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 12,020
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,632
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5,711
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 9,048
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6,441
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,245
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Port St. Lucie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 38,529 (74.4%)
  • Carpooled: 5,444 (10.5%)
  • Bus: 157 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 1,585 (3.1%)
  • Bicycle: 263 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 1,041 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 5,187 (10.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 19.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 0.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 12.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 1.8%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
  • 6,2592010 or later
  • 7,5512000 to 2009
  • 6,8921990 to 1999
  • 1,9611980 to 1989
  • 1,5891970 to 1979
  • 3,095Before 1970
Ancestries in Port St. Lucie, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 11,216 (10.0%)
  • Italian: 9,531 (8.5%)
  • Haitian: 9,114 (8.2%)
  • European: 6,146 (5.5%)
  • Irish: 5,960 (5.3%)
  • Jamaican: 5,763 (5.2%)
  • German: 5,320 (4.8%)
  • English: 3,442 (3.1%)
  • Polish: 1,423 (1.3%)
  • French: 1,184 (1.1%)
  • British: 929 (0.8%)
  • African: 880 (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 820 (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 721 (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 711 (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 585 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 476 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 474 (0.4%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 418 (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 352 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 319 (0.3%)
  • Brazilian: 278 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 229 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 226 (0.2%)
  • West Indian: 220 (0.2%)
  • Bahamian: 215 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 203 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 172 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 169 (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 167 (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 118 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 114 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 110 (0.10%)
  • Slovak: 98 (0.09%)
  • Finnish: 95 (0.09%)
  • British West Indian: 92 (0.08%)
  • Welsh: 89 (0.08%)
  • Romanian: 77 (0.07%)
  • Syrian: 77 (0.07%)
  • German Russian: 75 (0.07%)
  • Lebanese: 59 (0.05%)
  • Swiss: 58 (0.05%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 57 (0.05%)
  • Cape Verdean: 53 (0.05%)
  • Guyanese: 50 (0.04%)
  • Basque: 48 (0.04%)
  • Barbadian: 48 (0.04%)
  • Slovene: 44 (0.04%)
  • Northern European: 40 (0.04%)
  • Lithuanian: 38 (0.03%)
  • Scandinavian: 32 (0.03%)
  • Czech: 32 (0.03%)
  • Nigerian: 26 (0.02%)
  • Egyptian: 17 (0.02%)
  • Moroccan: 16 (0.01%)
  • Arab: 13 (0.01%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 12 (0.01%)
  • Iranian: 11 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 10 (0.01%)
  • Yugoslavian: 10 (0.01%)
  • Danish: 6 (0.01%)

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

Jamaica
Port St. Lucie:

16.7% (6,025)
Florida:

5.0% (217,283)

Haiti
Port St. Lucie:

16.1% (5,815)
Florida:

7.7% (334,691)

Cuba
Port St. Lucie:

6.1% (2,207)
Florida:

22.9% (989,271)

Dominican Republic
Port St. Lucie:

5.9% (2,148)
Florida:

3.0% (129,438)

Mexico
Port St. Lucie:

4.9% (1,776)
Florida:

6.2% (266,547)

Colombia
Port St. Lucie:

4.1% (1,493)
Florida:

6.3% (271,978)

Canada
Port St. Lucie:

4.1% (1,468)
Florida:

2.6% (112,027)

El Salvador
Port St. Lucie:

3.3% (1,203)
Florida:

1.1% (47,579)

Guatemala
Port St. Lucie:

2.3% (829)
Florida:

1.9% (83,057)

Ecuador
Port St. Lucie:

2.1% (747)
Florida:

1.2% (52,352)

India
Port St. Lucie:

2.1% (741)
Florida:

2.0% (87,321)

Venezuela
Port St. Lucie:

2.0% (715)
Florida:

4.3% (185,696)

Germany
Port St. Lucie:

1.9% (689)
Florida:

1.3% (55,289)

Honduras
Port St. Lucie:

1.9% (683)
Florida:

2.4% (105,098)

England
Port St. Lucie:

1.7% (629)
Florida:

0.8% (36,736)

Trinidad and Tobago
Port St. Lucie:

1.7% (628)
Florida:

1.0% (44,284)

Peru
Port St. Lucie:

1.6% (584)
Florida:

2.1% (91,500)

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

  • This state: 69,136
  • Other state: 91,079
  • Northeast: 54,069
  • Midwest: 16,272
  • South: 16,811
  • West: 3,927

86.4% of Port St. Lucie residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68.9% lived in Florida.


Port St. Lucie:

86.4%
State average:

84.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,497
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 460
  • 7th and 8th grade: 596
  • 9th grade: 219
  • 10th grade: 826
  • 11th grade: 1,231
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,337
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 25,054
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,538
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,957
  • Associate degree: 7,710
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,166
  • Master's degree: 2,792
  • Professional school degree: 1,347
  • Doctorate degree: 671
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,154
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 591
  • 5th and 6th grade: 830
  • 7th and 8th grade: 246
  • 9th grade: 1,130
  • 10th grade: 2,032
  • 11th grade: 962
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,859
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 21,852
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,383
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11,193
  • Associate degree: 8,645
  • Bachelor's degree: 13,155
  • Master's degree: 4,555
  • Professional school degree: 703
  • Doctorate degree: 591
Educational Attainment for Females
Port St. Lucie marital status for males
Port St. Lucie marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 67,271
  • One, attached: 2,153
  • Two: 262
  • 3 or 4: 1,333
  • 5 to 9: 2,571
  • 10 to 19: 1,391
  • 20 to 49: 296
  • 50 or more: 632
  • Mobile homes: 1,575

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,500

House/condo owner moved in on average 7 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 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
  • 92.6%Electricity
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port St. Lucie, FL
  • 97.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,604
Here:

12.6%
Florida:

14.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,165
Here:

12.7%
Florida:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,237
Here:

28.5%
Florida:

19.8%
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