Fort Pierce, FL 34947 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34947: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Pierce, FL 34947

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 353
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,751
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 757
  • County: St. Lucie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.45, Longitude -80.37
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Pierce, FL 34947 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,338
Population in Households 11,991
Population in Familes 9,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 347
Population Density1 1,284
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 4,105
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 2,847
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,902 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,535 (31.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,570 (52.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 797 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $88,655
Average Home Value $134,381


Median Household Income $27,792
Average Household Income $40,232
Per Capita Income $14,135
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.68%
Households 0.17% 0.66%
Families -0.02% 0.51%
Median Household Income   -0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Fort Pierce, FL 34947 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34947 to the other 965 ZIP Codes 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 # 631 35th
Population Density1 # 449 54th
Diversity Index2 # 123 87th
Median Household Income # 926 4th
Per Capita Income # 926 4th

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