St. Lucie County FL Information


St. Lucie County Subdivisions

St. Lucie County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 302,601
Daytime Population: Workers 91,977
Daytime Population: Residents 182,644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 274,621
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 299,548
Population in Familes 243,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,053
Population Density2 529
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $46,179
Average Household Income $63,968
Per Capita Income $24,983


Total Housing Units 144,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81,931 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 34,783 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,840 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $156,272
Average Home Value $198,607


Total Households 116,714
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 80,122
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 1.19% 1.39%
Households 1.01% 1.29%
Families 0.92% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


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, 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 # 21 70th
Population Density # 13 82nd
Diversity Index # 15 79th
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Per Capita Income # 34 51st

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