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|2||S Ocean Dr / Binney Dr|
|3||Indian River State Co...|
|4||Route 1 / Edwards Rd|
|6||Edwards Rd / Sunrise ...|
|7||Indian River Estates|
|9||Orange Ave / N Kings Hwy|
|10||Fort Pierce North|
About Fort Pierce
Fort Pierce is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 42,566 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Fort Pierce is the 67th largest community in Florida.
Fort Pierce is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Pierce is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Pierce who work in office and administrative support (12.40%), food service (11.17%) and sales jobs (10.55%).
Fort Pierce is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The rate of college-level education in Fort Pierce is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.86% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Pierce in 2010 was $16,521, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,084 for a family of four. Fort Pierce also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.48% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Fort Pierce is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Pierce home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Pierce residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Pierce also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Pierce include African, Haitian, European, German, Irish and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Fort Pierce's cultural character, accounting for 18.80% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Fort Pierce is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.
|FORT PIERCE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||15,850|
|FORT PIERCE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||51.73%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||48.27%|
|TYPE OF FORT PIERCE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||38.22%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.10%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||23.40%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||30.05%|
|SIZE OF FORT PIERCE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.25%|
|AGE OF FORT PIERCE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.81%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||48.09%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.41%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.70%|
|FORT PIERCE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$104,814|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$752|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||19.10%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||31.49%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||26.27%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||13.61%|
|$320,001 - $426,000||5.10%|
|$426,001 - $533,000||1.86%|
|$533,001 - $799,000||1.17%|
|$799,001 - $1,065,000||0.39%|
|PEOPLE OF FORT PIERCE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.24%|
|5 TO 17||17.68%|
|18 TO 24||10.46%|
|25 TO 34||12.78%|
|35 TO 54||24.67%|
|55 TO 64||10.93%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.24%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||71.02%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$27,719|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$16,521|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||32.48%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.73%)
Public Service (3.93%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (2.80%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||40.87%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.61%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||9.56%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.71%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||21.65%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||African (8.74%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (75.23%)
French Creole (5.39%)
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