Statewide Claims to Fame

Port St. Lucie is 2nd in Florida out of 453 other cities in Size in square miles

Port St. Lucie is 9th in Florida out of 215 other cities in Current population (2012)

Port St. Lucie is 9th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Households

Port St. Lucie is 11th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Housing units

Port St. Lucie is 15th in Florida out of 376 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Port St. Lucie is 19th in Florida out of 385 other cities in Retail sales

Port St. Lucie, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 168,716 9th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 114.0 2nd 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,444.5 322nd 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 178th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.4% 151st 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.8% 220th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.2% 254th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.0% 298th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Race - White 74.3% 288th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 16.3% 140th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 167th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.0% 188th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 96th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.0% 118th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 18.4% 178th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 61.6% 259th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.4% 271st 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 17.6% 155th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Housing units 70,877 11th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 7.5% 362nd 29.9% 25.9%
Households 57,006 9th 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 78.0% 145th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $167,600 256th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.8 141st 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Income per capita $22,557 276th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $49,310 199th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.6% 233rd 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Port St. Lucie Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 15,752 15th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,177,309 19th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,496 120th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $127,476 56th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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