City of Port St. Lucie named a “safest city” in multiple national lists
While Florida law enforcement data has shown Port St. Lucie to be the safest large City in the state for the past eight years in a row, several other groups from across the nation have recently taken notice.
During the past two months, Port St. Lucie’s safety has been positively recognized on four separate ranking lists. Two of those lists rank Port St. Lucie as one of the safest cities in the United States, while two others rank PSL among the safest in Florida.
According to these 2019 lists, Port St. Lucie is:
- The fourth safest city in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, according to Homesnacks.net. This group analyzed FBI data for 283 cities in America with more than 100,000 residents to create its list, which can be found at:https://www.homesnacks.net/safest/.
- The fourteenth safest city in the United States, according to Reviews.com. This group also analyzed FBI data for 454 cities across the county to form its list, which can be found at: https://www.reviews.com/safest-cities/.
- Ninth safest city in Florida, according to Safewise.com. Safewise used FBI and population data to rank the top 50 safest cities in the state, and its list can be found at https://www.safewise.com/blog/safest-cities-florida/.
- Florida’s seventh safest city for property crime, according to Reviews.org. This group also used FBI data to find cities with the most and least amount of property crime. The full report can be found at: https://www.reviews.org/home-security/best-home-security-systems/#Property_Crime_Stats.
More information about Port St. Lucie’s status as the safest large City in Florida based on Florida Department of Law Enforcement data can be found here.
The City of Port St. Lucie is proud to be a hometown where people live, learn, work and play, and celebrate all of life’s opportunities. With over 189,000 residents, Port St. Lucie is Florida’s eighth largest city by population (South Florida’s 3rd largest city). The City occupies an area of 120 square miles in St. Lucie County on Florida’s east coast, about 50 miles north of West Palm Beach, half way between Miami and Orlando. The City provides most traditional municipal services including law enforcement, water and sewer, and public works. For more information, please visit: www.cityofpsl.com