Port Saint Lucie is a city in Saint Lucie County, Florida. It has a population of 168,716 on 115.9 square miles of land. Development began on Port Saint Lucie in 1958 and it was incorporated in 1961.
Life in Port Saint Lucie has a hometown feel even though it’s a growing city. Many residential areas are within walking distance to shops, restaurants and parks and development of a downtown area is in the works to help build the economy. Port Saint Lucie has over 40 parks and recreational facilities including the gorgeous Botanical Gardens and a championship golf course. This coastal city has lots to offer singles, families and retirees.
Homes in Port Saint Lucie are mainly single family dwellings, but there are condos and townhouses available. There is a wide range of housing. You’ll find million dollar estates as well as very affordable medium size homes, 3 or 4 bedrooms on a good size lot in the $200,000 or less range. Most of the homes are newer.
The Port Saint Lucie real estate market has just started to regain strength in the past year. The median home value is $128,500, which has gone up 9.4% over the past year and is expected to go up another 4.8% within the next year. The median list price per square foot is $89, which is lower than the Port Saint Lucie Metro average of $107.
If you’re looking for a beautiful and growing city, then Port Saint Lucie may be for you. Buy now while values are on the rise.