Stuart, Florida Population 2021

16,203
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Stuart is a city located in Martin County Florida. It is also the county seat of Martin County. With a 2020 population of 16,203, it is the 136th largest city in Florida and the 2202nd largest city in the United States . Stuart is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually but its population has increased by 3.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,593 in 2010. Stuart reached it's highest population of 16,254 in 2018. Spanning over 9 miles, Stuart has a population density of 2,399 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stuart is $71,706 with a poverty rate of 12.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,127 per month, and the median house value is $185,700. The median age in Stuart is 51.1 years, 48.4 years for males, and 54.6 years for females.

Stuart Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Stuart was:

  • White: 81.37%
  • Black or African American: 12.23%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Asian: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Stuart, Florida is 16,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,254.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,593.

Stuart, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,15081.37%
Black or African American1,97612.23%
Two or More Races3962.45%
Some Other Race3262.02%
Asian3131.94%
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Stuart Population by Race

Stuart Population Pyramid $2021

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Stuart Median Age

51.1


Total

48.4


Male

54.6


Female

Stuart Adults

There are 13,421 adults, (4,647 of whom are seniors) in Stuart.

Stuart Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

53

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Stuart Sex Ratio

Female

7,929

49.06%

Male

8,232

50.94%

Stuart Population by Age

Stuart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stuart Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
All58.6%41.4%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female36.9%63.1%
Male30.6%69.4%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stuart Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2632.1858.6
Non Family3,7011.2655.6
Married2,6412.8670.9
Female6894.1336.9
Male2323.3130.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Stuart Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3252.60%
9th to 12th Grade7516.00%
High School Graduate3,22825.81%
Some College3,59428.74%
Associates Degree1,1679.33%
Bachelors Degree2,00416.02%
Graduate Degree1,43811.50%
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Stuart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stuart Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,8719,1422,963
Hispanic1,164945316
Black1,1541,02664
Other Race19716670
Asian19519542
2+ Races10210247

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 46.08%.

Stuart Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,896$34,880$30,841
Less Than 9th Grade$31,691$35,538$
High School Graduate$25,394$27,756$24,265
Some College$30,485$31,553$29,161
Bachelors Degree$47,857$47,813$52,614
Graduate Degree$49,893$47,232$50,650

$31,896

Average Earnings

$34,880

Average Male

$30,841

Average Female

Stuart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stuart Language by Age

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Stuart Language

85.99% of Stuart residents speak only English, while 14.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.11% of the population.

Stuart Language

Stuart Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3211,15910.24%
Black1,94558730.18%
Hispanic2,31152422.67%
Asian3134012.78%
Other326195.83%

12.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.24%

Male Poverty Rate

13.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stuart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stuart is Black, with 30.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stuart is Other, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

Stuart Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.57%
High School13.88%
Some College10.55%
Bachelors or Greater8.64%

Stuart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed78.02%
Male Unemployed28.45%
Female Employed4.03%
Male Employed3.32%

Stuart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stuart Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,921$71,706
Families$63,225$80,591
Married Families$74,395-
Non Families$32,903$60,874
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Income by Household Type

Stuart Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Stuart Married by Age and Sex

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Stuart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Stuart Marital Status by Race

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Stuart Marital Status

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1,560

Number of Veterans

1,439

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam419
Second Gulf War356
First Gulf War283
Korea190
World War II165

Stuart Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+469
35 to 54430
65 to 74355
55 to 64223
18 to 3483

Stuart Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,43212.46%
Black1007.41%
Hispanic241.79%
Other Race196.86%
2+ Races98.82%

Stuart Veterans by Race

Stuart Veterans by Education

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4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stuart Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Stuart Employment by Age

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Stuart Employment by Race

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Stuart Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.57%

Born in Stuart

90.45%

Native Born

9.55%

Foreign Born

4.63%

Non Citizen

4.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.45% of Stuart residents were born in the United States, with 32.57% having been born in Florida. 4.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stuart Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,203-17-0.10%
202016,220-17-0.10%
201916,237-17-0.10%
201816,254350.22%
201716,219800.50%
201616,1391771.11%
201515,9621941.23%
201415,7681641.05%
201315,6041591.03%
201215,445870.57%
201115,358810.53%
201015,2776440.43%
200014,6332,6972.06%
199011,9362,4692.34%
19809,4674,6476.98%
19704,820290.06%
19604,7911,8795.11%
19502,9120.00%

Stuart Population by Year