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

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Port St. Lucie is a city in Florida with a population of 189,396. Port St. Lucie is in St. Lucie County. Living in Port St. Lucie offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Port St. Lucie there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Port St. Lucie and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Port St. Lucie are above average.

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About Port St. Lucie...
Population
189,396

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$207,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,417
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    98.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    21.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    23.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    88.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    721
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    40.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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