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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Port St. Lucie is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 60% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Port St. Lucie is one in 101. Compared to communities within Florida, Port St. Lucie‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 83% of the state's cities and towns.

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 689.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Port St. Lucie is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Port St. Lucie than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 119.

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

293

1,696

1,989

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

8.40

9.85

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.45
3.78
National Median: 4
    Port St. Lucie
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 689

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 264

in Florida

Port St. Lucie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 201,846
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 43 47 196
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.21 0.23 0.97

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.4
21.46
National Median: 21
    Port St. Lucie
    Florida

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 119

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 47

in Florida

Port St. Lucie Property CRIMES

Population: 201,846
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 177 1,438 81
Rate per 1,000 0.88 7.12 0.40

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Port St. Lucie Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
17
52
National Median: 28.3
    Port St. Lucie
    Florida