FL

National Population : 333,590,059
Florida State Population : 22,541,935

About Fort Pierce, FL

Fort Pierce, FL is located in St. Lucie County in the state of Florida.

The total City Population for Fort Pierce is about 46,103 with about 751 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 339,486.

The Average Home Value is $163,085.71, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Home Value of $207,987.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 14% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $48,608.14, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,343.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Fort Pierce is about 7.7%.

Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.

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Voting

St. Lucie County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a slight difference of 3.09% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 50.43%
Democratic: 48.87%
Libertarian: 0.45%
Other: 0.13%
Green: 0.12%


Nearby Locations

St Lucie West, FL (12.30 mi.)
Port St Lucie, FL (12.85 mi.)
Citrus Ridge, FL (14.78 mi.)
Vero Beach, FL (15.75 mi.)
Indn Riv Shrs, FL (16.34 mi.)
Orchid, FL (16.34 mi.)
Ocean Brz Pk, FL (18.74 mi.)
Jensen Beach, FL (18.74 mi.)
Stuart, FL (19.82 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 34945, 34946, 34947, 34949, 34950, 34951, 34952, 34953, 34981, 34982, 34983, 34984, 34986, 34987
Latitude : 27.511186
Longitude : -80.362514
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 18 ft.
Area Code(s) : 772

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.53
Male Population Estimate : 39.02%
Female Population Estimate : 40.69%
Median Age : 42.9
Male Median Age : 42.0
Female Median Age : 43.9

White Population Estimate : 58.31%
Black Population Estimate : 16.66%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 13.31%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.68%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.17%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.74%
Other Population Estimate : 4.44%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Fort Pierce specifically.
Average # of Homicides for St. Lucie County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for St. Lucie County: About 299 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

St. Lucie County is about 32% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 4% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.