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St. Lucie County
  • County in Florida

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade A
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade C+

editorial

St. Lucie County is located in Florida with a population of 324,599. In St. Lucie County, most residents own their homes. In St. Lucie County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in St. Lucie County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in St. Lucie County are above average.

About

Population
324,599

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$231,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,282
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    143.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    243.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,197.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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