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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Strong job growth
-Water recreation

Cons

-Hurricane risk
-Arts & culture
-Isolation


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The towns of Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce are among several that make up the south end of the so-called “Treasure Coast,” named for old Spanish shipwrecks lying off the coast. These are smaller, comfortable, more laid-back residential communities than the bustling beach cities farther south. Port St. Lucie is a small, business-friendly but largely nondescript community just south and inland from Fort Pierce along U.S. 1.


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Quick Facts About Port St. Lucie


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Port St. Lucie Metro Area is 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port St. Lucie Metro Area jobs have Increased by 2.37 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Port St. Lucie Metro Area's cost of living is 0.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Port St. Lucie Metro Area's population is 454,846 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 81.16 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Port St. Lucie Metro Area is $180,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -29.35%.
    SCHOOLS
    Port St. Lucie Metro Area public schools spend $9,521 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Port St. Lucie Metro Area.

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