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Crime Report for Fort Pierce,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Fort Pierce, is 0.2 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Fort Pierce Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Fort Pierce, has a violent crime rate of 1984 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Fort Pierce 1984
FL 805
National 676

Fort Pierce, is in the 97% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 97% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 97% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Fort Pierce, or said another way, 3% of cities in have crime rates higher than Fort Pierce.


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Crime Fort Pierce FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 1984.4 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 10.0 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 97.8 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 587.0 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1289.5 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 6577.9 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 2044.6 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 4084.2 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 449.1 414.1 382.3
Arson 15.1 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Fort Pierce, has a property crime rate of 6577.9 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Fort Pierce 6577.9
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Fort Pierce Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 88
National Percentile Rank - 94