St. Lucie County, Florida Population 2022

St. Lucie County, Florida's estimated population is 339,514 with a growth rate of 1.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Lucie County, Florida is the 20th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 277,789 and has seen a growth of 22.22% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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St. Lucie County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

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St. Lucie County, Florida Population by Race

St. Lucie County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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St. Lucie County, Florida Median Age

45.5


Total

43.9


Male

47.1


Female

St. Lucie County, Florida Adults

There are 257,246 adults, (77,577 of whom are seniors) in St. Lucie County, Florida.

St. Lucie County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Lucie County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

164,089

51.13%

Male

156,825

48.87%

St. Lucie County, Florida Population by Age

St. Lucie County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Lucie County, Florida Household Types

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Lucie County, Florida Households and Families

3.19

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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St. Lucie County, Florida Households by Type

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St. Lucie County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Lucie County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.88%.

St. Lucie County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,908

Average Earnings

$39,556

Average Male

$30,102

Average Female

St. Lucie County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Lucie County, Florida Language by Age

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St. Lucie County, Florida Language

77.49% of St. Lucie County, Florida residents speak only English, while 22.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.32% of the population.

St. Lucie County, Florida Language

St. Lucie County, Florida Poverty by Race

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13.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

14.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Lucie County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Lucie County, Florida is Islander, with 61.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Lucie County, Florida is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

St. Lucie County, Florida Poverty

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St. Lucie County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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St. Lucie County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Lucie County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

St. Lucie County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Lucie County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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St. Lucie County, Florida 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 55-64.

St. Lucie County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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St. Lucie County, Florida Marital Status

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23,883

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

St. Lucie County, Florida Veterans by War

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St. Lucie County, Florida Veterans by Age

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St. Lucie County, Florida Veterans by Race

St. Lucie County, Florida Veterans by Education

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4.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Lucie County, Florida Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

St. Lucie County, Florida Employment by Age

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St. Lucie County, Florida Employment by Race

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St. Lucie County, Florida 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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34.34%

Born in St. Lucie County, Florida

83.86%

Native Born

16.14%

Foreign Born

6.61%

Non Citizen

9.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.86% of St. Lucie County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 34.34% having been born in Florida. 6.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Lucie County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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