St. Lucie County FL Information


St. Lucie County Subdivisions

St. Lucie County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 295,387
Population in Households 292,334
Population in Familes 237,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,053
Population Density1 517
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 113,659
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 77,940
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 142,851 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79,699 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 33,960 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 29,192 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $144,055
Average Home Value $193,836


Median Household Income $44,167
Average Household Income $61,067
Per Capita Income $23,815
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 1.16%
Households 0.74% 1.01%
Families 0.63% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


St. Lucie County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Lucie County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 70th
Population Density1 # 13 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 14 81st
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Per Capita Income # 34 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.