The ninth largest community in Florida is a coastal city with blue- and white-collar workers. They work in both administrative support and sales positions. Residents are well-educated and middle income. More than 20% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino descent and almost 18% of the population is foreign born. Residents depend on their internet services to connect with family and friends in their family of origin and connect with the community. 99% of Port Saint Lucie has access to high speed internet, compared with 95% of Florida.
Xfinity is the sole internet provider in the area, reaching 96% of homes. AT&T is the only DSL provider and reaches 95% of residents. Fiber optics are being introduced to the area by two carriers. From Glade Cutoff Rd. to the coast, Home Town Cable Plus reaches 7% of homes and FPL FiberNet LLC brings the service to 4% of homes.
Commercial options in the area match those offered to residents.