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Port Salerno is in Martin County, in the Port Saint Lucie metro area.
The community was named for the nearby community of Salerno
The latitude of Port Salerno is 27.143N. The longitude is -80.2W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,141.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Port Salerno demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Martin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Pierce-Port St. Lucie area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 34997 ZIP code.
17% of Port Salerno residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Salerno ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Salerno was $24,948, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Port Salerno residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Port Salerno, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $559. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $928.
Martin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Salerno political report.
The average commute time for Port Salerno workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Port Salerno between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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