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Stuart, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Stuart had a population of 16,673 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Stuart is located at latitude 27.1961 and longitude -80.2432 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stuart (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.65 sq. miles and a water area of 2.35 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Stuart (GNIS ID: 2405535) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Stuart is located within Stuart CCD of Martin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stuart population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Stuart, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,673
Daytime Population: Workers 28,467
Daytime Population: Residents 9,964
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,431
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.30
Population in Households 15,796
Population in Familes 10,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 877
Population Density2 2,508
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $38,022
Average Household Income $59,671
Per Capita Income $30,030


Total Housing Units 10,427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,339 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,828 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,259 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $130,291
Average Home Value $208,934


Total Households 8,168
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 3,914
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.93% 0.89%
Households 0.82% 0.85%
Families 1.0% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Stuart, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stuart to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 222 76th
Population Density # 313 66th
Diversity Index # 360 61st
Median Household Income # 706 23rd
Per Capita Income # 341 63rd

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