Port St. Joe, FL
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The crime rate in Port St. Joe is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Port St. Joe is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Port St. Joe is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Port St. Joe has a crime rate that is higher than 45% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Port St. Joe to other communities of similar population, then Port St. Joe crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Port St. Joe does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Port St. Joe does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Port St. Joe.

For Port St. Joe, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Port St. Joe is one in 191.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Port St. Joe's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Port St. Joe a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Port St. Joe is one in 60.

Port St. Joe Crime Data

 
Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Port St. Joe Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

57

75

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.23

16.56

21.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port St. Joe 5.23
Florida 4.62
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 191

in Port St. Joe

1 in 217

in Florida
Port St. Joe VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,442
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.58 4.65
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port St. Joe 16.56
Florida 28.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Port St. Joe

1 in 36

in Florida
Port St. Joe Property CRIMES
Population: 3,442
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 37 1
Rate per 1,000 5.52 10.75 0.29
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Port St. Joe Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port St. Joe 8
Florida 64

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