Reported Annual Crime In Alva

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlva/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime101n/a (estimate)1,9303,3082,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlva/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.04.9
Rape2n/a38.247.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.076.8101.9
Assault9n/a172.0291.9237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)210422373
Burglary27n/a516.1726.2491.4
Theft61n/a1,165.91,892.51,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a38.2267.2220.2
Property crime90n/a (estimate)1,7202,8862,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Alva, OK is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 42% lower than the average of crimes committed in Oklahoma. It is also 32% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Alva, OK shows a crime rate that is 50% lower than the Oklahoma average. The crime rate is also 44% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Alva, OK is shown to be 40% lower than the Oklahoma average and 31% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alva is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.29 daily crimes that occur in Alva.
  • Alva is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alva you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alva has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Alva (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Alva, OK on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Oklahoma. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Alva, OK (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Oklahoma state wide, are 1.71 times less than the state average and 1.48 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Alva, OK on a daily bases are 2.01 times less than than Oklahoma average and 1.77 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Alva, OK are 1.68 times less than the daily state average and 1.45 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Alva (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Oklahoma and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Alva, OK? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Alva, OK has been ranked safer than 57% of other cities in the state of Oklahoma. In addition, Alva, OK is safer than 53% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Oklahoma and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Alva, OK. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Alva, OK is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alva

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alva is 1 in 476
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alva is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alva is 1 in 52
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Alva, OK? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Alva, OK you have a 1 in 476 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 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alva, OK.

Year Over Year Crime In Alva (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Alva, OK is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Alva, OK has increased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Alva, OK has increased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Alva, OK has increased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Alva police department

ItemAlvaOklahomaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)96,557556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.43.3
There are a total of 9 Alva police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.2% less than the Oklahoma average and 43.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Oklahoma

StateTotal offendersOklahoma /100KNational /100K
Oklahoma5,828166222
There are a total of 5,828 sex offenders in Oklahoma. This yields a total of 166 sex offenders in Oklahoma per 100,000 residents which is 25% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kiowa, KS1,1171751,2201,394
Waynoka, OK1,0811981,3571,555
Burlington, OK2134783,2683,746
Dacoma, OK1265003,4213,921
Hardtner, KS1545283,6794,207
Alva, OK4,9902101,7201,930

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Normandy, MO4,9906032,4713,074
Mount Plymouth, FL4,9913332,0252,358
Schlusser, PA4,9881901,0961,286
South Pasadena, FL4,9932382,5542,792
Franklin, NJ4,99402,2392,239
Alva, OK4,9902101,7201,930
Source: The Alva, OK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.