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Population (year 2000): 88,769. Estimated population in July 2005: 131,692 (+48.4% change)
Males: 43,123 (48.6%), Females: 45,646 (51.4%)

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Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $40,509 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Port St. Lucie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.8%)
  • Hispanic (7.5%)
  • Black (7.1%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (17.4%), German (16.9%), Italian (15.7%), English (11.5%), United States (6.7%), Polish (5.1%).

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Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 75.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Port St. Lucie

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port St. Lucie city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

9.6% Foreign born (5.4% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +32,155 (+56.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (98.0 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (949.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: St. Lucie-River Park, FL Port (3.5 miles River Shores, FL (6.8 miles North River Estates, FL (6.9 miles Indian City, FL (7.5 miles White FL (8.8 miles Rio, City, FL (8.9 miles Palm Beach, FL (9.0 miles Jensen Island South, FL (9.3 miles Hutchinson


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1039 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 1997: 1006 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 1998: 1057 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1999: 1121 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2000: 1236 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2001: 1662 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2002: 2800 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2003: 6053 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2004: 6642 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2005: 7070 buildings, average cost: $138,300

Latitude: 27.28 N, Longitude: 80.36 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.0%), Retail trade (18.6%), Construction (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -20,080 (-22.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,841 (30.4%)


 

Crime in Port St. Lucie by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 3 3 5 1
    per 100,000 3.4 3.4 5.6 1.1
Rapes 27 12 20 19
    per 100,000 30.4 13.5 22.5 21.4
Robberies 29 20 34 30
    per 100,000 32.7 22.5 38.3 33.8
Assaults 181 182 195 220
    per 100,000 203.9 205.0 219.7 247.8
Burglaries 523 523 556 737
    per 100,000 589.2 589.2 626.3 830.2
Thefts 1,494 1,599 1,690 1,812
    per 100,000 1683.0 1801.3 1903.8 2041.3
Auto thefts 93 83 75 103
    per 100,000 104.8 93.5 84.5 116.0
183.1 177.3 196.8 218.4


Average climate in Port St. Lucie, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Port St. Lucie-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1954, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Port St. Lucie city center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category 3 tornado 12.2 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Richard Damus - College basketball player (Troy Trojans).


Hospitals/medical centers near Port St. Lucie:
  • SAINT LUCIE MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • SAVANNAS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL)
  • MARTIN MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; STUART, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port St. Lucie:
  • VERO BEACH MUNI (about 27 miles; VERO BEACH, FL; ID: VRB)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 46 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • MELBOURNE INTL (about 60 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; ID: MLB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port St. Lucie:
  • WITHAM FIELD (about 13 miles; STUART, FL; ID: SUA)
  • ST LUCIE COUNTY INTL (about 15 miles; FORT PIERCE, FL; ID: FPR)
  • INDIANTOWN (about 18 miles; INDIANTOWN, FL; ID: X58)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 63 $188,064 $35,821 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 90 $316,575 $42,210 3 $4,027
Water Supply 75 $226,665 $36,266 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 65 $179,648 $33,165 65 $55,126
Health 27 $71,696 $31,864 0 $0
Streets and Highways 120 $368,649 $36,864 0 $0
Other Government Administration 40 $153,955 $46,186 13 $18,775
Financial Administration 119 $411,645 $41,510 0 $0
Police - Other 49 $148,526 $36,373 27 $9,804
Judicial and Legal 9 $44,922 $59,896 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 150 $698,761 $55,900 11 $10,488
Totals for Government 807 $2,809,105 $41,771 119 $98,220


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port St. Lucie:
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,149)
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 46 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MELBOURNE (about 59 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; FT enrollment: 3,055)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 65 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 76 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE-COCOA CAMPUS (about 80 miles; COCOA, FL; FT enrollment: 7,277)
Public high schools in Port St. Lucie:
  • ST. LUCIE WEST CENTENNIAL HIGH (Students: 2,239; Location: 1485 SW CASHMERE BOULEVAR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PORT ST. LUCIE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,134; Location: 1201 SE LENNAROAD ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Port St. Lucie:
  • BARNABAS PRIVATE SCHOOL INC (Students: 41; Location: 1120 SOUTH WEST PAAR DRIVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Port St. Lucie:
  • SOUTHPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,129; Location: 2420 SE MORNINGSIDE BOULE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ST. LUCIE WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,076; Location: 1001 SW JULIET AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIVERS EDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 892; Location: 5600 NE ST. JAMES DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BAYSHORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 872; Location: 1661 SW BAYSHORE BOULEVAR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WINDMILL POINT SCHOOL (Students: 867; Location: 700 SW DARWIN BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VILLAGE GREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 825; Location: 1700 SE LENNAROAD ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SAVANNA RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 815; Location: 6801 LENNARD ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARIPOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 728; Location: 2620 SE MARIPOSA AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MORNINGSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 717; Location: 2300 SE GOWIN DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FLORESTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 690; Location: 1501 SE FLORESTA DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Port St. Lucie:
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHILD DEV CENTER (Students: 106; Location: 115 NE SOLIDA DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 602 SW BILTMORE STREET; Grades: UG - UG)

Notable location: Service Area Number 3 (A).

Churches in Port St. Lucie include: Port Saint Lucie Methodist Church (A), Saint Lucie Catholic Church (B), Unitarian Universalist Church Indian River (C), Calvary Assembly of God (D), Hope Lutheran Church (E).

Savannahs, The (A).

Creeks: Blakeslee Creek (A), Long Creek (B).

Park in Port St. Lucie: North Fork Saint Lucie River Aquatic Preserve (1).


Port St. Lucie compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Port St. Lucie:
  • 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.)
  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTU (1450 AM; 1 kW; STUART, FL; Owner: TREASURE COAST BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WEFL (760 AM; 3 kW; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: STAR OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PORT ST. LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port St. Lucie:
  • 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.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHLG (101.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: HORTON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W294AM (106.7 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, 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.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port St. Lucie:
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WOCX-CA (Channel 5; SEBRING, ETC., FL; Owner: SEBRING TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFPI-LP (Channel 8; FORT PIERCE, ETC, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)

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