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Population (year 2000): 37,516. Estimated population in July 2005: 38,552 (+2.8% change)
Males: 18,508 (49.3%), Females: 19,008 (50.7%)

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Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $25,121 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Fort Pierce:

  • White Non-Hispanic (41.4%)
  • Black (40.9%)
  • Hispanic (15.0%)
  • Other race (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (8.2%), German (7.9%), West Indian (7.5%), English (6.9%), United States (6.6%), Italian (3.1%).Pierce, Florida

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Pierce

  • High school or higher: 59.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Pierce city

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

18.4% Foreign born (16.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -569 (-1.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Lucie, FL (11.4 miles Port pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (109.2 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (939.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pierce South, FL (2.0 miles Fort Pierce North, FL Fort (2.6 miles Lucie, FL (3.8 miles St. City, FL (4.0 miles White River Estates, FL (5.5 miles Indian St. Lucie-River Park, FL Port (8.0 miles Park, FL (8.3 miles Lakewood Ridge, FL (10.1 miles Florida


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 21 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2005: 110 buildings, average cost: $155,500

Latitude: 27.44 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Area code: 772


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Construction (12.6%), Retail trade (12.5%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,805 (+18.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,543 (47.1%)


 

Crime in Fort Pierce by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 16 13 8 15 6
    per 100,000 10.7 42.6 34.7 21.3 40.0 16.0
Rapes 29 35 37 41 57 52
    per 100,000 77.3 93.3 98.6 109.3 151.9 138.6
Robberies 216 214 281 236 249 177
    per 100,000 575.8 570.4 749.0 629.1 663.7 471.8
Assaults 714 532 538 538 509 462
    per 100,000 1903.2 1418.1 1434.1 1434.1 1356.8 1231.5
Burglaries 782 885 1,022 964 1,043 970
    per 100,000 2084.4 2359.0 2724.2 2569.6 2780.1 2585.6
Thefts 1,904 2,099 2,024 2,152 2,132 1,912
    per 100,000 5075.2 5594.9 5395.0 5736.2 5682.9 5096.5
Auto thefts 277 348 317 390 273 275
    per 100,000 738.4 927.6 845.0 1039.6 727.7 733.0
1002.9 997.8 1059.7 1033.1 1051.4 902.8

Average climate in Fort Pierce, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Pierce-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Fort Pierce city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1954, a category 3 tornado 1.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Charles Johnson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Jul 20, 1971), Mario Monds - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Nov 10, 1976), Rick Ankiel - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Jul 19, 1979).

Main business address for: HARBOR FLORIDA BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), PRO TECH COMMUNICATIONS INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).


Hospital/medical center in Fort Pierce:
  • LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1860 N LAWNWOOD CIRCLE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Pierce:
  • SAINT LUCIE MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • SAVANNAS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH TREASURE COAST REHAB HOSP (about 15 miles; VERO BEACH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Pierce:
  • VERO BEACH MUNI (about 16 miles; VERO BEACH, FL; ID: VRB)
  • MELBOURNE INTL (about 50 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; ID: MLB)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 56 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Pierce:
  • ST LUCIE COUNTY INTL (about 4 miles; FORT PIERCE, FL; ID: FPR)
  • NEW HIBISCUS AIRPARK (about 18 miles; VERO BEACH, FL; ID: X52)
  • WITHAM FIELD (about 21 miles; STUART, FL; ID: SUA)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 37 $119,859 $38,873 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 160 $475,437 $35,657 0 $0
Gas Supply 15 $43,762 $35,009 0 $0
Electric Power 69 $326,550 $56,791 0 $0
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Pierce:
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,149)
  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MELBOURNE (about 49 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; FT enrollment: 3,055)
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 56 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE-COCOA CAMPUS (about 70 miles; COCOA, FL; FT enrollment: 7,277)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 75 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 87 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
Public high schools in Fort Pierce:
  • FORT PIERCE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,916; Location: 1101 EDWAROADS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FORT PIERCE WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,612; Location: 1801 PANTHER LANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Fort Pierce:
  • JOHN CARROLL HIGH SCH (Students: 513; Location: 3402 DELAWARE AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 3607 OLEANDER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BIBLE BAPT CHURCH AND SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 4401 S 25TH STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PALM VISTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 700 SOUTH 33RD STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fort Pierce:
  • LINCOLN PARK ACADEMY (Students: 1,841; Location: 1806 AVENUE I; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • FOREST GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,292; Location: 3201 S 25TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DAN MCCARTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,159; Location: 1201 MISSISSIPPI AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTHERN OAKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,123; Location: 5500 NW ST. JAMES DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PORT ST. LUCIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 875; Location: 198 NW MARION AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ST. LUCIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 815; Location: 2020 S 13TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAKEWOOD PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 729; Location: 7800 INDRIO ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEATHERBEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 708; Location: 800 EAST WEATHERBEE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAWNWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 1900 S 23RD STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHESTER A. MOORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 827 N 29TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Fort Pierce:
  • ST ANASTASIA SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 401 S 33RD STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCH (Students: 187; Location: 210 S INDIAN RIVER DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUN GROVE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 5610 OLEANDER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PRESCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: PO BX 3586 616 ORANGE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • J E S MEMORIAL SDA SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 3201 MEMORY LANE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BETHANY SCHOOL (Students: 4; Location: 3015 OLEANDER AVE; Grades: 2 - 8)
Library in Fort Pierce:
  • ST. LUCIE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,514,080; Location: 101 MELODY LANE; 309,060 books; 6,676 audio materials; 9,733 video materials; 637 serial subscriptions)
 

Fort Pierce compared to Florida state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Pierce:
  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PORT ST. LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPSL (1590 AM; 5 kW; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: PORT ST LUCIE BROADCASTERS, 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.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WAXE (1370 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Pierce:
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WJFP (91.1 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAVW (92.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W263AH (100.5 FM; FT. PIERCE, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHLG (101.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: HORTON BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Fort Pierce:
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WOCX-CA (Channel 5; SEBRING, ETC., FL; Owner: SEBRING TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFPI-LP (Channel 8; FORT PIERCE, ETC, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)

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