|"Martin Grade" a historic trail with native trees that soar to the skies.||Walking trails under the new Veterans Memorial Bridge|
Palm City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Martin County, Florida, United States. Martin County was created in 1925 and is located in the Treasure Coast region of Florida with 153,392 people, and is the 31st most populated county in Florida out of 67 counties. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 753 square miles, of which 543 square miles is land and 209 square miles is water. The population of Palm City was 23,120 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Port St. Lucie Metropolitan Statistical Area.
|16.5 sq mi (42.9 km2)|
|14.6 sq mi (37.9 km2)|
|1.9 sq mi (5 km2)|
|Elevation||7 ft (2m)|
|Time Zone||Eastern (EST)
|Zip codes||34990 – 34991|
|Distance to Major Cities||Highway Miles **||Air Travel Time *|
|Jacksonville||250 north||80 minutes|
|Miami||100 south||35 minutes|
|W. Palm Beach||35 south|
|Orlando||120 north||45 minutes|
|Atlanta||550 north||96 minutes|
* West Palm Beach International services the Martin County Area with daily flights to most destinations.
* Witham Field, located n Stuart, services many corporate and private flights as well.
*** Exits from Turnpike (#133) and I-95 (#102 and 110)
Average Year-Round Temperature ….74 degrees
Average Summer Temperature … 82 degrees
Average Rainfall …. 56 inches
Average Ocean Temperature …. 74.3 degrees
According to the United States Census Bureau, the census-designated place (CDP) has a total area of 16.6 squares miles from the St. Lucie County Line south on the North Fork of the St. Lucie River following the St. Lucie River and the Okeechobee Waterway to the Florida Turnpike then north on the Turnpike to the St. Lucie County Line.
Its county seat is Stuart, Florida. The population estimate for the Palm City planning area was 23,120 at the 2010 census, and is projected at 23,606 for 2012. It is part of the Port St. Lucie Metropolitan Statistical Area. The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.4% White, 1.01% African American, 0.1% American Indian and Alaskan Native, 1.06% Asian, 0.40% and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 5.4% of the population.
During the years 2009-2013: The median household income was $73,346. Home ownership rate was 85.2%. Median value of owner-occupied housing $258,600. Persons per household 2.54.