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Port Saint Lucie is a city in Saint Lucie County.

The community was named for Saint Lucie County.

The latitude of Port Saint Lucie is 27.293N. The longitude is -80.35W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 105,507.


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Median household income
Local
$40,509
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Port Saint Lucie demographic reports
Port Saint Lucie is on the St. Lucie River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 281. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 5-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Port Saint Lucie web sites and events links in the sections below.
Sports teams: Mets (minor league baseball), GCL Mets (minor league baseball)
Colleges and universities: Florida Atlantic University (satellite)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 99

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Port Saint Lucie residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Saint Lucie ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Saint Lucie was $18,059, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Port Saint Lucie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Port Saint Lucie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $627.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.


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Libraries in Port Saint Lucie include Morningside Branch Library, Port Saint Lucie Branch Library, Saint Lucie West Library ... View libraries

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Saint Lucie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Saint Lucie political report.

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The average commute time for Port Saint Lucie workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 21 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Port Saint Lucie between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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