Port St. Lucie, FL
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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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

Port St. Lucie has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Port St. Lucie is 1 in 69. How does Port St. Lucie fare compared to other communities in Florida of all population sizes? Port St. Lucie's crime rate is lower than approximately 75% of Florida communities.

However, 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 686.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Port St. Lucie; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 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

49

(100 is safest)


Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

Port St. Lucie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

270

2,419

2,689

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.46

13.07

14.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port St. Lucie 1.46
Florida 4.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 686

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 232

in Florida

Port St. Lucie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 185,132
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 22 48 197
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.12 0.26 1.06

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port St. Lucie 13.07
Florida 26.87

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 77

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 37

in Florida

Port St. Lucie Property CRIMES

Population: 185,132
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 400 1,934 85
Rate per 1,000 2.16 10.45 0.46

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Port St. Lucie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port St. Lucie 23
Florida 62