StatisticFort PierceFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,88641091
Median age37.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%38%43%
Speak English72%72%79%
Speak Spanish20%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fort Pierce is 360% higher than Florida
  • The median age in Fort Pierce is 11% lower than Florida
  • In Fort Pierce 56.88% of the population is White
  • In Fort Pierce 37.78% of the population is Black
  • In Fort Pierce 0.58% of the population is Asian

Compare Fort Pierce, FL Demographics


      Fort Pierce population breakdown by race

      RaceFort PierceFloridaNational
      American Indian0.09%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race1.15%2.48%3.06%
      Other race3.52%2.54%4.75%
      In Fort Pierce, 21.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Fort Pierce age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Fort Pierce, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).