Reported Annual Crime In Port St. Lucie

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort St. Lucie/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,312n/a (estimate)1,2262,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort St. Lucie/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.15.05.3
Rape13n/a6.937.841.7
Robbery31n/a16.488.698.0
Assault140n/a74.2276.5248.9
Violent crime186n/a (estimate)99408383
Burglary309n/a163.8423.4430.4
Theft1,730n/a917.01,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft87n/a46.1204.5237.4
Property crime2,126n/a (estimate)1,1272,5122,362

Home Security Options For Port St. Lucie

  • Simple Do-It-Yourself Installation
  • 30-Day Risk Free Trial
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
Learn more Call now
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Port St. Lucie, FL. The total number of reported crimes in Port St. Lucie, FL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Port St. Lucie, FL crime rate is 58% lower than the Florida average and is 55% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Port St. Lucie, FL has a violent crime rate that is 76% lower than the Florida average and 74% lower than the national average. For property crime, Port St. Lucie, FL is 55% lower than the Florida average and 52% lower than the national average.
For Sale
For Rent

Find real estate listings

Find rental listings

Port St. Lucie crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Port St. Lucie crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Port St. Lucie 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 Port St. Lucie crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
How would you rate the amount of crime in Port St. Lucie?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.
Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Port St. Lucie?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Port St. Lucie is 55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.36 daily crimes that occur in Port St. Lucie.
  • Port St. Lucie is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Port St. Lucie you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Port St. Lucie has decreased by 19%.

Compare Port St. Lucie, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Port St. Lucie (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Port St. Lucie, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Port St. Lucie, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 2.38 times less than the state average and 2.24 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Port St. Lucie, FL on a daily bases are 4.14 times less than than Florida average and 3.88 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Port St. Lucie, FL are 2.23 times less than the daily state average and 2.10 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Port St. Lucie (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Port St. Lucie, FL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Port St. Lucie, FL to other cities in the state and across the country, Port St. Lucie, FL is 90% safer than other cities of Florida and 75% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Florida cities and all around the United States, Port St. Lucie, FL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Port St. Lucie, FL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Port St. Lucie

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Port St. Lucie is 1 in 1015
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port St. Lucie is 1 in 89
The chance of being a victim of crime in Port St. Lucie is 1 in 82
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Port St. Lucie, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Port St. Lucie, FL you have a 1 in 1015 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 89 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Port St. Lucie (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Port St. Lucie, FL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Port St. Lucie, FL has decreased by 33%, while the property crime rate in Port St. Lucie, FL has decreased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Port St. Lucie, FL has decreased by 19% year over year.

Port St. Lucie police department

ItemPort St. LucieFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)32131,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sewall's Point, FL2,1460633633
Palm City, FL23,6681711,0551,226
Hutchinson Island South, FL5,2091721,0561,228
White City, FL3,5141771,0921,270
Rio, FL9832141,3171,531
North River Shores, FL4,0842271,3981,625
St. Lucie Village, FL6392721,6731,945
Port St. Lucie, FL175,652991,1271,226

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chattanooga, TN175,4621,0665,9867,052
Fort Lauderdale, FL175,1535925,5296,121
Tempe, AZ174,7084754,1214,596
Garden Grove, CA174,6763432,4782,821
Oceanside, CA173,8293932,3122,705
Port St. Lucie, FL175,652991,1271,226
Source: The Port St. Lucie, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
Are you looking to buy or sell?
What style of home are you
What is your
$100K$250K$500K$750K$1M+
When are you looking to
ASAP1-3 mos.3-6 mos.6-9 mos.1 yr+
Connect with top real estate agents
By submitting this form, you consent to receive text messages, emails, and/or calls (may be recorded; and may be direct, autodialed or use pre-recorded/artificial voices even if on the Do Not Call list) from AreaVibes or our partner real estate professionals and their network of service providers, about your inquiry or the home purchase/rental process. Messaging and/or data rates may apply. Consent is not a requirement or condition to receive real estate services. You hereby further confirm that checking this box creates an electronic signature with the same effect as a handwritten signature.