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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 60%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort St. Lucie/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,989n/a (estimate)9972,5242,489
Murder7n/a3.55.25.0
Rape43n/a21.639.442.6
Robbery47n/a23.675.581.6
Assault196n/a98.3258.3250.2
Violent crime293n/a (estimate)147378379
Burglary177n/a88.8295.2340.5
Theft1,438n/a721.01,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft81n/a40.6181.8219.9
Property crime1,696n/a (estimate)8502,1462,110

Key findings

  • Port St. Lucie crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Port St. Lucie are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Port St. Lucie you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Port St. Lucie is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Port St. Lucie has decreased by 7%

Port St. Lucie crime map

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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.

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Port St. Lucie on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Port St. Lucie (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 2.53 times less than the state average and 2.50 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Port St. Lucie on a daily basis are 2.58 times less than than Florida average and 2.58 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Port St. Lucie are 2.52 times less than the daily state average and 2.48 times less than the daily national numbers.

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

      Is Port St. Lucie safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Florida as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Port St. Lucie to other cities in the state and across the country, Port St. Lucie is 80% safer than other cities of Florida and 69% safer than other cities in the nation. Port St. Lucie has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      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 681
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port St. Lucie is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Port St. Lucie is 1 in 101
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Port St. Lucie? In Port St. Lucie, FL you have a 1 in 681 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 118 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Port St. Lucie.

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

      A good indicator of whether Port St. Lucie is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Port St. Lucie has increased by 30%, while the property crime rate in Port St. Lucie has decreased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Port St. Lucie has decreased by 7% 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
      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
      Sewall's Point, FL2,14689535624
      Palm City, FL23,6681599011,060
      Hutchinson Island South, FL5,2091599021,061
      White City, FL3,5141649331,097
      Rio, FL9831981,1251,323
      North River Shores, FL4,0842101,1951,405
      St. Lucie Village, FL6392521,4291,681
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652147850997

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chattanooga, TN175,4621,0705,5576,628
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,1535944,9155,510
      Tempe, AZ174,7084523,7764,229
      Garden Grove, CA174,6762922,2622,554
      Oceanside, CA173,8294022,1092,511
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652147850997
      Source: The Port St. Lucie, 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.