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Stuart is a city in Martin County, in the Port Saint Lucie metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Samuel C. Stuart, telegraph operator and railroad station agent
The latitude of Stuart is 27.197N. The longitude is -80.253W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,891.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stuart 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 34996 ZIP code.
14% of Stuart residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stuart ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stuart was $21,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Stuart residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Stuart, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $576. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $858.
Libraries in Stuart include Law Library Branch, Martin County Public Library, Robert Morgade Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Stuart include Stuart News
Martin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stuart political report.
The average commute time for Stuart workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Stuart between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 6.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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