The city of Fort Pierce is located in the county of St Lucie. It covers a total area of 53.8 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industry involved in advertising, aviation, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, dairy, commercial printing, information technology, pharmaceuticals, health, industrial and commercial machinery, auto insurance, marine equipments, oil and lubrication, real estate and seafood and security system and telecommunication contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by surgical centers, educational institutions, wine stores, youth organization centers, road side services and riding academics.