Ft. Pierce, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 17,213 housing units in Ft. Pierce. This represents a 0.2% decline from 17,250 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 17,101 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 112 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Pierce is about 53%. Ft. Pierce's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 16.3%. Average household size is 2.55 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Pierce were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom17.40%
Two Bedrooms48.10%
Three Bedrooms26%
Four Bedrooms5.30%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$62,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$69,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.71
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$422

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan6.90%
Simple Mortgage49.10%
Debt Free36.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.8%