St. Lucie County is ideally located on the east coast of Florida and is served by the St. Lucie County International Airport and within an hour of the Palm Beach International Airport. In addition to the strong local and growing labor base, St. Lucie County offers an area where existing or newly hired employees will be excited to live, providing a significant benefit in attracting, recruiting and retaining the best scientific minds in the necessary fields.
The area along the east coast of Florida encompassing Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie Counties is known as Florida's Research Coast for economic development purposes and as the Treasure Coast for tourism purposes. Displayed below is a .pdf containing the demographics of St. Lucie County regarding population, labor force, unemployment, average wage, etc. for the Research Coast and St. Lucie County.