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


City-Data.com crime index in Port St. Lucie, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Port St. Lucie, FL

The 2018 crime rate in Port St. Lucie, FL is 78 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.5 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 29.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Port St. Lucie crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2. In the last 5 years Port St. Lucie has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Port St. Lucie, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Port St. Lucie:

77.9
Stuart:

215.5
Sewall's Point:

9.0
Fort Pierce:

319.8
Jupiter Island:

66.2
Vero Beach:

212.0
Tequesta:

37.3
Jupiter Inlet Colony:

8.7
Jupiter:

123.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Port St. Lucie by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(0.8)
7
(5.2)
2
(1.3)
3
(1.9)
1
(0.6)
3
(1.8)
6
(3.6)
4
(2.4)
1
(0.6)
6
(3.5)
2
(1.1)
3
(1.6)
2
(1.1)
2
(1.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(14.0)
36
(26.9)
60
(39.0)
38
(23.8)
51
(31.1)
45
(27.6)
30
(18.0)
47
(27.9)
21
(12.4)
16
(9.3)
18
(10.2)
22
(12.1)
13
(6.9)
26
(13.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
27
(22.3)
34
(25.4)
53
(34.4)
44
(27.5)
60
(36.6)
49
(30.0)
61
(36.6)
55
(32.7)
40
(23.5)
37
(21.5)
29
(16.4)
48
(26.3)
31
(16.4)
31
(16.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
242
(199.9)
263
(196.4)
306
(198.7)
302
(189.1)
309
(188.3)
289
(177.2)
274
(164.2)
289
(171.6)
241
(141.9)
184
(106.7)
211
(119.6)
197
(108.0)
140
(74.2)
159
(82.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
770
(636.0)
1,065
(795.3)
1,003
(651.1)
1,114
(697.4)
1,102
(671.7)
909
(557.4)
1,128
(676.1)
816
(484.5)
722
(425.0)
511
(296.3)
392
(222.3)
400
(219.3)
309
(163.8)
256
(132.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,783
(1,473)
2,355
(1,759)
2,419
(1,570)
2,760
(1,728)
2,389
(1,456)
2,224
(1,364)
2,590
(1,552)
2,124
(1,261)
1,666
(980.7)
1,896
(1,099)
1,929
(1,094)
1,934
(1,061)
1,730
(917.0)
1,523
(788.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(118.9)
143
(106.8)
173
(112.3)
96
(60.1)
61
(37.2)
79
(48.4)
143
(85.7)
91
(54.0)
73
(43.0)
91
(52.8)
85
(48.2)
85
(46.6)
87
(46.1)
72
(37.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(9.1)
15
(11.2)
11
(7.1)
9
(5.6)
8
(4.9)
9
(5.5)
11
(6.6)
6
(3.6)
4
(2.4)
9
(5.2)
4
(2.3)
9
(4.9)
1
(0.5)
4
(2.1)
City-Data.com crime index172.5213.4201.2191.6183.0167.6181.7159.9118.9111.1102.5103.979.277.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 176 registered sex offenders living in Port St. Lucie, Florida as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port St. Lucie is 1,044 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Port St. Lucie, FL?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Port St. Lucie:

64.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Port St. Lucie:

54.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Port St. Lucie:

82.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Port St. Lucie:

80.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Port St. Lucie:

80.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Port St. Lucie:

96.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Port St. Lucie:

134.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Port St. Lucie:

125.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Port St. Lucie:

134.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Port St. Lucie:

144.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Port St. Lucie:

135.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Port St. Lucie:

158.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Port St. Lucie:

148.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Port St. Lucie:

126.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Port St. Lucie:

102.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Port St. Lucie:

128.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Port St. Lucie:

134.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Port St. Lucie:

71.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Port St. Lucie:

85.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Port St. Lucie:

103.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Port St. Lucie:

106.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Port St. Lucie:

122.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Port St. Lucie:

140.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Port St. Lucie:

168.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Port St. Lucie:

225.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Port St. Lucie:

186.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Port St. Lucie:

212.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Port St. Lucie:

234.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Port St. Lucie:

225.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Port St. Lucie:

263.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Port St. Lucie:

218.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Port St. Lucie:

207.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Port St. Lucie:

212.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Port St. Lucie:

234.1
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: 299 (232 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Florida average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 297 (231 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Florida average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 289 (229 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 289 (224 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Florida average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 281 (217 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Florida average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 283 (219 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 261 (205 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 261 (206 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 308 (239 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 321 (245 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 316 (242 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 293 (228 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 247 (189 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 218 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 198 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Port St. Lucie, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 34953, 34983, 34984, 34986, 34987.