Port St. Lucie, FL
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Port St. Lucie, FL crime analytics


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 67. 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 80% 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 690.

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

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Port St. Lucie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

260

2,406

2,666

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

13.41

14.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port St. Lucie 1.45
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 690

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 217

in Florida

Port St. Lucie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 179,413
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 18 29 211
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.10 0.16 1.18

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. Lucie 13.41
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Port St. Lucie

1 in 36

in Florida

Port St. Lucie Property CRIMES

Population: 179,413
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 392 1,929 85
Rate per 1,000 2.18 10.75 0.47

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. Lucie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port St. Lucie 23
Florida 64