Reported Annual Crime In Elk City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk City/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime398n/a (estimate)3,0733,3082,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk City/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.04.9
Rape3n/a23.247.338.6
Robbery2n/a15.476.8101.9
Assault17n/a131.3291.9237.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)170422373
Burglary71n/a548.2726.2491.4
Theft288n/a2,223.81,892.51,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a131.3267.2220.2
Property crime376n/a (estimate)2,9032,8862,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Elk City, 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 7% lower than the average of crimes committed in Oklahoma. It is also 7% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Elk City, OK shows a crime rate that is 60% lower than the Oklahoma average. The crime rate is also 54% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Elk City, OK is shown to be 1% higher than the Oklahoma average and 17% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elk City is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.42 daily crimes that occur in Elk City.
  • Elk City is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elk City you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elk City has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Elk City (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Elk City, 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 Elk City, OK (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Oklahoma state wide, are 1.08 times less than the state average and 1.07 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Elk City, OK on a daily bases are 2.48 times less than than Oklahoma average and 2.19 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Elk City, OK are 1.01 times more than the daily state average and 1.17 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Elk City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Elk City, OK compared to every other city in Oklahoma as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Elk City, OK ranks safer than 47% of every city located within Oklahoma along with 45% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Oklahoma and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Elk City, OK. As a result, Elk City, OK is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elk City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elk City is 1 in 589
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elk City is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elk City is 1 in 33
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Elk City, OK? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Elk City, OK, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 589. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 35 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Elk City, OK is 1 in 33.

Year Over Year Crime In Elk City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Elk City, OK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Elk City, OK has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 98% in Elk City, OK, while property crimes in Elk City, OK have increased by 12%. Crimes in total for Elk City, OK have increased by 14% year over year.

Elk City police department

ItemElk CityOklahomaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)326,557556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.43.3
There are a total of 32 Elk City police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Oklahoma average and 17.4% 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
Sayre, OK4,5241039701,073
Burns Flat, OK2,3572221,5171,738
Canute, OK3855023,4363,938
Foss, OK1945723,9094,480
Carter, OK2755864,0114,597
Elk City, OK12,1981702,9033,073

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Beatrice, NE12,1835523,2013,753
Salem, OH12,2143423,0293,370
Nanakuli, HI12,1814015,1915,591
Elk City, OK12,1981702,9033,073
Source: The Elk City, 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.