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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 17%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Pierce/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,467n/a (estimate)3,1822,6672,580
Murder7n/a15.25.25.0
Rape23n/a49.939.642.6
Robbery66n/a143.179.386.2
Assault187n/a405.6260.8246.8
Violent crime283n/a (estimate)614385381
Burglary197n/a427.2337.7376.0
Theft872n/a1,891.21,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft115n/a249.4193.3228.9
Property crime1,184n/a (estimate)2,5682,2822,200

Key findings

  • Fort Pierce crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fort Pierce are 61% higher than the national average
  • In Fort Pierce you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fort Pierce is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fort Pierce has decreased by 18%

Fort Pierce crime map

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The Fort Pierce crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fort Pierce as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Fort Pierce crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Fort Pierce (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Fort Pierce, FL per 100,000 people. In Fort Pierce, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.19 times more than the Florida average and 1.23 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Fort Pierce is 1.59 times more than the Florida average and 1.61 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Fort Pierce has a daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the Florida average and 1.17 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Fort Pierce (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Fort Pierce, Florida compared to other areas of Florida, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Fort Pierce safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Fort Pierce is safer than 25% of Florida cities, and 13% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Florida, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Fort Pierce. At this time, Fort Pierce sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Pierce

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Pierce is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Pierce is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Pierce is 1 in 32
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Fort Pierce, Florida you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Pierce.

      Year Over Year Crime In Fort Pierce (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Fort Pierce, Florida (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Fort Pierce has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Fort Pierce has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Fort Pierce has decreased by 18% year over year.

      Fort Pierce police department

      ItemFort PierceFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13731,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.23.3
      There are a total of 137 Fort Pierce police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24% less than the Florida average and 1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Beach, FL3,32573435508
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,6521139581,071
      Hutchinson Island South, FL5,2091629591,121
      White City, FL3,5141679921,160
      Rio, FL9832021,1961,398
      North River Shores, FL4,0842141,2701,485
      St. Lucie Village, FL6392561,5201,776
      Fort Pierce, FL43,8836142,5683,182

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dublin, OH43,87460850910
      Apex, NC43,893951,2611,356
      University, FL43,8716113,6244,236
      Haltom City, TX43,8643132,5812,894
      York, PA43,8481,0192,5743,593
      Fort Pierce, FL43,8836142,5683,182
      Source: The Fort Pierce, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.