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Facts & Figures

2012 Demographics

Location And Size
On Florida's East Coast

  • 100 miles north of Miami
  • 250 miles south of Jacksonville
  • Area - 556 square miles
  • 12 - 85 feet above sea level
Climate
Mean Average Temperature 74°
Average Summer Temperature 82°
Average Rainfall 49”
Average Ocean Temperature 74.3°
Average Amount of Sunshine 70°

Population, Census and Projections

Year Population
1990 Census 100,900
2000 Census 126,731
2010 147,900
2015 154,100
2020 163,310
(p)=projected population
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2009)

Population By Age

Age Estimate 2010
0 - 17 25,746
18-34 21,765
35-54 37,610
55-64 21,225
65-79 27,425
Over 79 12,547
Total 146,318
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2011)

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Per Capita Income 2009 $58,712
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2011)

Price Level Index

  Index
Martin 102.92
St. Lucie 98.70
Indian River 94.32
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2011 - County Comparisons)

Households

Number
Average Size
2002 57,382 2.23
2003 58,480 2.24
2004 59,745 2.24
2005 61,300 2.24
2006 62,425 2.22
2007 63,225 2.21
2008 63,353 2.21
2009 63,203 2.21
2010 63,899 2.23
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2011)

Building Permits - Single family
2007 - 383
2008 - 170
2009 - 385
2010 - 167
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2011)

Taxable Retail Sales

2004 $ 2,571,782
2005 $ 3,019,612
2006 $ 3,170,236
2007 $ 2,821,973
2008 $ 2,424,207
2009 $4,994,470
2010 $5,187,886
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2011)

Labor Force

  Employed Unemployment Rate (%)
2004 63,400 4.8
2005 64,611 3.8
2006 61,384 3.6
2007 62,455 4.4
2008 59,903 6.9
2009 55,978 11.1
2010 56,444 11.8
(Source: Fla. Statistical Abstract 2011)

Major Private Sector Employers

Employer Business Line
# of Employees Phone
Martin Health Systems Healthcare 2,700 (772) 287-5200
Martin County School District Education 2,456 (772) 287-6400
Publix Supermarkets Retail 1,168 (772) 652-2411
Armellini Express Lines Trucking 684 (772) 287-0575
Home Depot Retail 400 (772) 223-7216
Winn Dixie Retail 382 (305) 783-2700
Lowes Home Improvement Retail 335 (772) 692-7745
Vought Aircraft Aerospace 300 (772) 220-5301
TurboCombustor Technology Aerospace 294 (772) 287-7770
Seacoast National Bank Banking 272 (772) 387-4000
(Source: Enterprise Florida)

 

 

 

 
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