St Lucie County, Florida
St Lucie is a county established in Florida and home to the city of Port St. Lucie. The 572 sq. miles of land has a population density of 486 people per square mile. As of 2014, the population was approximately 291,028, and it has increased by 5.0 percent since 2010. In comparison to all of Florida, St Lucie has an average number of young familes with 5 percent, an average number of children under 18 at 21 percent, and a greater than normal number of retirees at 23 percent. Families often stay in place, with 84 percent staying in the same home more than one year. Education data show that 85 percent of citizens graduated high school, and 20 percent have a post-secondary degree or greater.
Median Home Price
There are approximately 106,060 households living in 137,339 homes, and 21 percent of these are in multi-family structures. Homes have a median value of $122.9k, and the homeownership rate is estimated to be 73 percent. The median household income is $43.4k, which is greater than the state. The standard drive to work for residents to one of the County's 24,858 businesses is 28 minutes.