As of 2007, Port St. Lucie's population is 143,868 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 62.07 percent. See all of our Port St. Lucie demographic data.
The median home cost in Port St. Lucie is $231,400. Home appreciation the last year has been -6.70 percent. Find more data on Port St. Lucie Real Estate.
Compared to the rest of the country, Port St. Lucie's cost of living is 7.73% Lower than the U.S. average. See our full report on Port St. Lucie Cost of Living.
Port St. Lucie public schools spend $5,245 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058. There are about 20 students per teacher in Port St. Lucie. Learn about Port St. Lucie Schools and Education.
The unemployment rate in Port St. Lucie is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 4.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port St. Lucie jobs have Increased by 1.69 percent. See our full report on Port St. Lucie Economy.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port St. Lucie:
- INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,149)
- PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 46 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,109)
- PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
- FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MELBOURNE (about 59 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; FT enrollment: 3,055)
- FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 65 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
- KEISER COLLEGE (about 76 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
- BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE-COCOA CAMPUS (about 80 miles; COCOA, FL; FT enrollment: 7,277)
Public high schools in Port St. Lucie:
Private high school in Port St. Lucie:
- BARNABAS PRIVATE SCHOOL INC (Students: 41; Location: 1120 SOUTH WEST PAAR DRIVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
Private elementary/middle schools in Port St. Lucie:
- FIRST BAPTIST CHILD DEV CENTER (Students: 106; Location: 115 NE SOLIDA DR; Grades: PK - KG)
- VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 602 SW BILTMORE STREET; Grades: UG - UG)