Between 2000 and 2010, St. Lucie was one of the fastest growing counties in the U.S. With a total population increase of more than 80,000 during that time frame, the demographics and labor force are diversifying into a more knowledge based economy.
Toward the end of 2018, St. Lucie County is at a population is roughly 313,000.
Incorporated in 1905, St. Lucie County is included in the Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL Combined Statistical Area. It is comprised of the City of Fort Pierce (county seat), City of Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie Village.
St. Lucie County Quick Facts
Square Miles: 572
Coastline: 21 miles