Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce Relocation Information
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Base Location and Information
Welcome to Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce!
CG Station Fort Pierce provides Maritime Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue operations, fish and wildlife protection, illegal immigrant interdiction, and safety to the boating public.
Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce is located on South Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce, Florida. The station guards the "Treasure Coast," a region in Florida located on the state's Atlantic coast, comprising Indian River, St. Lucie, and Martin, and in some definitions, Palm Beach counties.
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Fort Pierce is a small town with beautiful beaches and parks. Nearby cities include Vero Beach and Port Saint Lucie. This area is ranked in the top 50 best places to live 2021-2022 by U.S. News. Major Florida destinations are easily accessible using Interstate 95 and Florida's Turnpike, and the area’s average commute time is 27 minutes.
Fun fact: The New York Mets come to town for spring training each year, and residents of nearby Port St Lucie can cheer on the home minor league team, the St. Lucie Mets, from April to September.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce
1) What sector is the station part of?
CG Station Fort Pierce is part of Coast Guard Sector Miami.
2) How many people are stationed at CG Station Fort Pierce?
CG Station Fort Pierce houses about 40 guardsmen, two Response Boat Mediums and two Special Purpose Craft Law Enforcement boats, and provides dock space for Coast Guard cutters.
3) What city is CG Station Fort Pierce in?
The station is in Fort Pierce, Florida, with Vero Beach to the north and Port St. Lucie to the south.
4) What is the zip code for Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce?
The zip code for Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce is 34949. Other nearby zip codes include 34982, 34957, and 32966.
5) What is the BAH for Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce?
The BAH for Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce ranges from $2,277 for E-1 to $2,838 for E-9 with dependents and $2,418 for O-1 to $3,363 for O-7 with dependents.
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Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce Housing
Military housing is not available at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce. Many Coast Guard personnel live in the north Vero Beach area or south in the Saint Lucie West area. Please see the off base housing link below for housing options in the local community. All reporting members are required to fill out a release from the housing office prior to signing any type of housing lease.
Coast Guard Sector Fort Pierce housing office info:
Base Miami Beach (i.e. Bahamas, GTMO. Bay Cuba, Dominican Republic, Homestead, Fort Lauderdale, Lake Worth, and Fort Pierce)
Phone: (305) 278-6837 or 6813 UPH: (305) 695-2334
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Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce Off-Base Housing
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New residents will notice the cost of living is slightly more expensive than in some other parts of central and northern Florida. Port St. Lucie offers a lower value than similarly-sized metro areas when comparing housing costs to median household income, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce BAH Information
The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance determined by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed servicemembers compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets when government quarters are not provided. Learn more about your Basic Allowance for Housing.
Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce is near Port Saint Lucie and Vero Beach, Florida. Some sample BAH rates for zip code 34949:
- E-1 with dependents: $2,277
- E-1 without dependents: $1,785
- E-9 with dependents: $2,838
- E-9 without dependents: $2,484
- O-1 with dependents: $2,418
- O-1 without dependents: $2,160
- O-7 with dependents: $3,363
- O-7 without dependents: $2,778
Area Weather & Climate
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Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce is in a temperate area. Temperatures are hot for about half the year, with the hottest months being June through August. The area has above average humidity all year. Fort Pierce is in a very high risk hurricane zone. 80 hurricanes have been recorded since 1930.
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Support for Military and Families
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Top Area Employers:
- St. Lucie Public Schools
- Indian River State College
- Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
- City Of Port St. Lucie
- Walmart Distribution Center
- St Lucie Medical Center
Higher Education for Military Spouses and Families:
Military Family Support:
Things to Do Near Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce
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The area around Fort Pierce has so much to do! You’ll find plenty of outdoor activities, amenities, lush neighborhoods, scenic waterways, and world class golf courses. Start with the list below to start your explorations!
900 Seaway Dr
Fort Pierce, FL