This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Fort Pierce has a very low population density. Fort Pierce is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
With a quality of life rating of 5/10 and an overall value of 4/10, there are many things to love about Fort Pierce, FL, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Fort Pierce, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Fort Pierce has a population density of 2,674, with 39,419 current residents.
Out of the 39,419 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 49% of the residents are married and 51% are single.
- 64% Sun
- 54% Rain
- 0% Snow
72°F average temperature
- 32 years Median home age
- $48,810 Median home price
- -12.49% Home appreciation rate
- 13.61% Annual property tax
As for living in Fort Pierce, the air quality is 93% and the weather, on average, is 64% sunny, 54% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 72°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Fort Pierce, you should know that 43.3% of homes are owned while 36.6% of homes are rented, and 20.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $48,810, the median age of homes is 32 years, the annual home appreciation is -12.49% and the annual property tax is 13.61%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)10
When looking at the community of Fort Pierce, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Fort Pierce’s crime rate is 10 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Fort Pierce is 33 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 55.49% Democratic, 43.41% Republican, and 1.10% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:19
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
61%High school diploma
5%Some college or associates degree
5%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Fort Pierce, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 17.80% of residents are unemployed in Fort Pierce (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Fort Pierce residents: 7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 13.73% are in the arts and sciences field, 18.8% are in the customer service field, 20.7% are in the sales field, 8.68% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 15.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 15.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:19. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 61.20%, 4.64% of residents have an associate’s degree, 8.39% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.84% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Fort Pierce, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Fort Pierce have a few different options. 68% of commuters use their own cars, 22% of commuters carpool, 4% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.