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St. Lucie, Florida
—  Village  —
Location in St. Lucie County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°29′37″N 80°20′32″W / 27.49361°N 80.34222°W / 27.49361; -80.34222
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  St. Lucie
Area
 - Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 604
 - Density 755/sq mi (287.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-62800[1]
GNIS feature ID 0308107[2]

St. Lucie is a village in St. Lucie County, Florida, United States. The population was 604 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 597 [1]. It is part of the Port St. Lucie Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

St. Lucie is located at 27°29′37″N 80°20′32″W / 27.49361°N 80.34222°W / 27.49361; -80.34222 (27.493600, -80.342354)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 604 people, 278 households, and 170 families residing in the village. The population density was 746.1 people per square mile (287.9/km²). There were 318 housing units at an average density of 392.8/sq mi (151.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.85% White, 0.99% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.83% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.32% of the population.

There were 278 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the village the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $43,611, and the median income for a family was $51,667. Males had a median income of $31,607 versus $29,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $25,651. About 1.9% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.8% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

Points of interest

  • St. Lucie Alligator Research Center

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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