Situated along Florida’s Treasure Coast, St. Lucie County, Florida is a great place to build a life you love. Enjoy botanical gardens, theatrical performances, museums, beaches, parks, nature preserves, and more. Participate in community events and become a part of the spirit that ties the St. Lucie County community together. And, of course, you’ll find all the creature comforts you’d expect from a modern community such as restaurants, shops, schools, and other resources and things to do.

St. Lucie County, Florida encompasses two cities: Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie, two towns: St. Lucie Village and Traditions, seven designated places, and one unincorporated community.

St. Lucie County, whose county seat is Fort Pierce, spans approximately 572 square miles of land and an additional 115.6 square miles of water in Florida. The area is home to a population of about 291,028 residents who earn average annual household incomes of around $45,905, which is below the state average annual household income. Homes in the area hold average values of around $149,300, just slightly below the state average home value of $179,800. As an added perk, there is no state or personal income tax in St. Lucie County, Florida.

The decade between 2000 and 2010, St. Lucie County proved to be one of the fastest growing areas in the country.

Points of Interest in St. Lucie County, Florida include botanical gardens, the Navy SEAL Museum, Old Fort Park, St. Lucie County Aquarium, and the St. Lucie County Regional History Center, among other attractions.

St. Lucie County, Florida receives approximately 52 inches of rain each year and no snow. There are about 77 days each year where precipitation is measurable, and an additional 234 days annually when the sun shines its golden rays on St. Lucie County. Summer high temperatures are around 91 degrees with withering lows well above freezing at 51 degrees.

Schools in the area are governed, primarily, by St. Lucie County Public Schools, which houses 17 elementary schools, 13 schools for students in grades k-8 and middle school, six high schools and 6-12 schools, eight magnet, and non-traditional schools, and a handful of private schools.

Getting around the area is simple via the Treasure Coast Connector public bus system, and the conveniently located St. Lucie County International Airport.

St. Lucie County in Florida is a beautiful place to call home where the pace is comfortable, the people are friendly, and you’re always within a stone’s throw of something to do, somewhere to go, something to see, eat, drink, enjoy. When you live in St. Lucie County, Florida, you can take full advantage of all the fun and recreation Florida has to offer, but you can take it all in at a meandering pace that allows for full appreciation of each moment as it passes.

Enjoy a few rounds of golf. Spend a day getting beautified and pampered at the spa. Tour the shops. Take in a show. Hang out with the neighbors, rub elbows with members of your community, and discover for yourself why so many others have realized that St. Lucie Couty, Florida, is the ideal place to call home.

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