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Port St. Lucie, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Port St. Lucie is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (60%) and also has a lower crime rate than 77% of the communities in Florida, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Port St. Lucie is one in 106 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Port St. Lucie, and we found that the crime rate in Port St. Lucie is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Port St. Lucie is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Port St. Lucie 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. Lucie.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Port St. Lucie's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Port St. Lucie is one in 776.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Port St. Lucie; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 8 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Port St. Lucie Crime Data

 

Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Port St. Lucie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

264

1,666

1,930

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.29

8.13

9.42

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.29
3.87
National Median: 4
    Port St. Lucie
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 776

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 258

in Florida

Port St. Lucie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 204,851
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 35 40 184
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.17 0.20 0.90

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.13
17.85
National Median: 19
    Port St. Lucie
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 123

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 56

in Florida

Port St. Lucie Property CRIMES

Population: 204,851
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 189 1,381 96
Rate per 1,000 0.92 6.74 0.47

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Port St. Lucie Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
17
45
National Median: 26.9
    Port St. Lucie
    Florida