New report ranks Port St. Lucie one of the fastest growing cities in the country


New report ranks Port St. Lucie one of the fastest growing cities in the country

Updated: 12:50 PM EDT May 16, 2024

NEXT MONTH. ALL RIGHT, LET’S TAKE YOU LIVE OUTSIDE RIGHT NOW FOR A LOOK OVER PORT SAINT LUCIE. THEY’RE MADE OF FLORIDA EVENT CENTER SKYCAMERA. A NEW NATIONAL SURVEY IS RANKING THE CITY ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY. TREASURE COAST BUREAU REPORTERPC CITY LEADERS SAY THEY’RE READY FOR THE GROWTH. IT’S NO SURPRISE PORT SAINT LUCIE IS GROWING FAST, BUT THIS LATEST REPORT SHOWS HOW IT COMPARES TO OTHER CITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. ACCORDING TO A REPORT, THE U.S. CENSUS BUREAU RELEASED OVERNIGHT, PORT SAINT LUCIE WAS THE FIFTH FASTEST GROWING CITY WITH A POPULATION OF MORE THAN 20,000. IT’S BETTER ECONOMICALLY THAN EVERYBODY FOR MOVING UP HERE COMPARED TO DOWN SOUTH, I CAN TELL YOU THAT MUCH NOW. THIS DATA IS FOR JULY OF 2022 THROUGH JULY OF 2023. IT SHOWS THE CITY GREW BY MORE THAN 13,000 PEOPLE. NOW THE CITY HAS PREVIOUSLY TOLD WPBF 25 THAT OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, NEARLY 24,000 PEOPLE HAVE MOVED TO THE AREA. PORT SAINT LUCIE NATIVES TELL ME IT’S MADE EVERYTHING BUSIER. GOING TO WORK, UH, GAS STATIONS, UH, GROCERY STORES EVERYWHERE. AND ESPECIALLY COMPETING FOR JOBS OUT HERE. THE CITY TELLS ME THEY HAVE A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE GROWTH, WHICH THIS YEAR INCLUDES WORKSHOPS WITH THE CITY’S LEADERS AND RESIDENTS COVERING CONCERNS LIKE HOUSING, ROAD CONGESTION AND LOCAL BUSINESSES. WE ASKED THOSE RESIDENTS THOSE QUESTIONS AND WE ASKED THEM, WHAT CAN WE DO TO IMPROVE TO MAKE IT EVEN BETTER FOR YOU? THIS LATEST CENSUS REPORT ALSO SOLIDIFIES PORT SAINT LUCIE IN THE TOP TEN LARGEST CITIES IN FLORIDA, BEATING OUT OTHER CITIES LIKE FORT LAUDERDALE AND WEST PALM BEACH. IN PORT SAINT LUCIE,

New report ranks Port St. Lucie one of the fastest growing cities in the country

Updated: 12:50 PM EDT May 16,…

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