Saint Lucie County

Saint Lucie County, Florida

PO Box 700
Fort Pierce, FL 34954
Phone: (772) 462-6900
www.stlucieco.gov

On central Atlantic coast of FL, north of Palm Beach; organized Mar 14, 1844 (prior to statehood) from Mosquito County; name changed to Brevard County on Jan 6, 1855. The present-day Saint Lucie County was organized from Brevard County May 24, 1905. Name Origin: For Saint Lucy (c.283-303), early Christian martyr

Area (sq mi):: 688.08 (land 572.45; water 115.63) Population per square mile: 421.50
Population 2005: 241,305 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 25.20%; 1990-2000 28.30% Population 2000: 192,695 (White 74.10%; Black or African American 15.40%; Hispanic or Latino 8.20%; Asian 0.90%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 10.50%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,790; median household $36,363; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,237-$23,051
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fort Pierce County seat (37,959)

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