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Crime rate in Fort Pierce, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Fort Pierce, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Fort Pierce, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Fort Pierce, FL was 320 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 85.3% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Fort Pierce crime rate fell by 18% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 7 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Fort Pierce has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Fort Pierce, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fort Pierce:

319.8
Port St. Lucie:

77.9
Vero Beach:

212.0
Stuart:

215.5
Indian River Shores:

28.3
Sewall's Point:

9.0
Sebastian:

84.1
Fellsmere:

103.2
Jupiter Island:

66.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Fort Pierce by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
10
(25.8)
4
(10.2)
4
(10.1)
4
(10.0)
8
(19.5)
9
(21.0)
11
(26.1)
3
(7.0)
7
(16.3)
12
(27.7)
9
(20.4)
7
(15.6)
8
(17.4)
7
(15.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
36
(92.7)
37
(94.4)
45
(114.1)
39
(97.8)
23
(55.9)
27
(63.1)
24
(56.9)
31
(72.8)
29
(67.7)
26
(60.0)
33
(75.0)
23
(51.1)
30
(65.4)
23
(49.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
195
(502.4)
231
(589.3)
229
(580.4)
234
(587.0)
134
(325.9)
142
(331.8)
194
(460.2)
137
(321.9)
113
(263.6)
114
(263.0)
122
(277.2)
79
(175.6)
78
(170.1)
66
(143.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
495
(1,275)
528
(1,347)
566
(1,435)
514
(1,289)
354
(861.0)
304
(710.3)
253
(600.1)
301
(707.1)
439
(1,024)
308
(710.5)
245
(556.7)
208
(462.4)
196
(427.4)
187
(405.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
872
(2,246)
831
(2,120)
818
(2,073)
815
(2,045)
722
(1,756)
689
(1,610)
798
(1,893)
705
(1,656)
624
(1,456)
529
(1,220)
403
(915.7)
360
(800.2)
261
(569.1)
197
(427.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,629
(4,197)
1,797
(4,584)
1,670
(4,233)
1,628
(4,084)
1,653
(4,021)
1,615
(3,774)
1,676
(3,976)
1,528
(3,590)
1,560
(3,639)
1,525
(3,518)
1,469
(3,338)
1,088
(2,418)
1,079
(2,353)
872
(1,891)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
376
(968.7)
298
(760.2)
220
(557.6)
179
(449.1)
133
(323.5)
92
(215.0)
115
(272.8)
92
(216.1)
114
(265.9)
106
(244.5)
115
(261.3)
94
(208.9)
120
(261.7)
115
(249.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(33.5)
15
(38.3)
11
(27.9)
6
(15.1)
8
(19.5)
15
(35.0)
3
(7.1)
5
(11.7)
13
(30.3)
9
(20.8)
12
(27.3)
10
(22.2)
12
(26.2)
6
(13.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)934.1934.6931.6874.8663.3615.0669.2587.2639.4570.1513.9386.6378.6319.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 326 registered sex offenders living in Fort Pierce, Florida as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Pierce is 141 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Fort Pierce, FL?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Fort Pierce:

354.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Fort Pierce:

399.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fort Pierce:

401.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Fort Pierce:

532.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Fort Pierce:

602.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Fort Pierce:

744.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Fort Pierce:

601.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Fort Pierce:

639.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fort Pierce:

626.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fort Pierce:

688.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fort Pierce:

1,056.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Fort Pierce:

1,141.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fort Pierce:

1,082.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fort Pierce:

1,033.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Fort Pierce:

738.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Fort Pierce:

896.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fort Pierce:

842.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Fort Pierce:

217.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Fort Pierce:

270.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fort Pierce:

312.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Fort Pierce:

389.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Fort Pierce:

456.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Fort Pierce:

513.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Fort Pierce:

543.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Fort Pierce:

618.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Fort Pierce:

542.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Fort Pierce:

600.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fort Pierce:

680.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Fort Pierce:

709.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fort Pierce:

767.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fort Pierce:

804.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Fort Pierce:

636.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Fort Pierce:

685.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Fort Pierce:

681.0
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 137 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 141 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 133 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 139 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 151 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 145 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 137 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 145 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 147 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 143 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 152 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 140 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 146 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 154 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.07
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 136 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 133 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Fort Pierce, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 34945, 34946, 34947, 34949, 34950, 34981, 34982.