Port St. Lucie real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $1,750
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: 4.80%
- Median Home Value: $378,195
- Best Time To Sell a Home: September
- Affordability Index: Moderate
- Days To Sell a House: 70
- Job Market: Fair
- Public School Ranking: 18
Location and weather
Port St. Lucie is an Atlantic coastal city, at the southern tip of Florida's Treasure Coast. Infamous for its blue beaches, year-round sun, and ideal surf and sport fishing, this area has become a desirable destination for those interested in a laid back life by the water.
Port St. Lucie has a subtropical climate, with consistent sun and breeze. The quiet, water-based lifestyle and temperate weather are a large part of this city's appeal.
Population, job market and cost of living
Port St. Lucie has a population of 216,926, with a growth rate of 1.89% annually.
The job market has decreased by -4.59% over the last year. In ten years, job growth is predicted to be 42.78%. This city's economy is diverse, and the largest sectors of its job market is manufacturing, specifically for boats, aviation/aerospace, machinery and computers. Agriculture in citrus, as well as construction, health care and retail are also large contributors to Port St. Lucie's economy. Primary employers here are Amethyst Recovery Center, CareerSource Research Coast, Scuba Lessons, Gerelco Traffic Controls and Liberty Healthcare Group.
Port St. Lucie is slightly less expensive than Florida's average cost of living, which makes it a fairly affordable place to live.
Port St. Lucie real estate market details
- Bayshore Heights
- Becker Ridge
- Canal Pointe
- Cashmere Cove
- Crane Landing
There has been a 4.8% increase in Port St. Lucie's median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $378,195.
Home sales in September will earn home owners the most profit when selling their home, while home sales in November will ensure the fastest sale.
The affordability index in Port St. Lucie is 101. This number indicates moderate affordability in this city.
The top ranked public schools are Morningside Elementary School, West Gate K-8 School, Rivers Edge Elementary School, Allapattah Flats K-8, and Renaissance Charter School of St. Lucie. This information is determined by data from The US Department of Education, The US Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education.