Reported Annual Crime In Tulsa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTulsa/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24,520n/a (estimate)6,1073,3082,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTulsa/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder55n/a13.76.04.9
Rape365n/a90.947.338.6
Robbery854n/a212.776.8101.9
Assault2,354n/a586.3291.9237.8
Violent crime3,628n/a (estimate)904422373
Burglary5,512n/a1,372.8726.2491.4
Theft12,729n/a3,170.21,892.51,775.4
Vehicle theft2,651n/a660.2267.2220.2
Property crime20,892n/a (estimate)5,2032,8862,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Tulsa, OK. These figures on reported criminal activity in Tulsa, OK, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Tulsa, OK is 85% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Oklahoma, and when compared with the national average, is 114% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Tulsa, OK has 114% higher than violent crime rate than Oklahoma average, while remaining 143% higher than the national average. In property crime, Tulsa, OK is 80% higher than the average of Oklahoma and is 109% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tulsa is 114% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.73 daily crimes that occur in Tulsa.
  • Tulsa is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tulsa you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tulsa has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Tulsa (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Tulsa, OK per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Oklahoma and on a national scale. In Tulsa, OK the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.85 times more than the Oklahoma average and 2.14 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Tulsa, OK is 2.14 times more than the Oklahoma average and 2.43 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Tulsa, OK has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.80 times more than the Oklahoma average and 2.09 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Tulsa (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Oklahoma and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Tulsa, OK? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Tulsa, OK has been ranked safer than 1% of other cities in the state of Oklahoma. In addition, Tulsa, OK is safer than 3% 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 Tulsa, OK. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Tulsa, OK is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tulsa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tulsa is 1 in 111
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tulsa is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tulsa is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tulsa, OK? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Tulsa, OK, you have a 1 in 111 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tulsa, OK is 1 in 17.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Tulsa, 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 Tulsa, OK has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Tulsa, OK has increased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Tulsa, OK has increased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Tulsa police department

ItemTulsaOklahomaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8816,557556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.43.3
There are a total of 881 Tulsa police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.1% less than the Oklahoma average and 32.4% 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
Owasso, OK31,7381031,0051,109
Limestone, OK6971701,1661,336
Sperry, OK1,0401961,3381,534
Bixby, OK22,4801291,4431,572
Kellyville, OK1,4292011,3741,575
Tulsa, OK395,5999045,2036,107

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Minneapolis, MN394,4241,0634,1945,257
Cleveland, OH392,1145484,8545,401
Oakland, CA402,3391,4435,8577,299
Wichita, KS385,5189855,0416,026
Arlington, TX375,3055023,4443,946
Tulsa, OK395,5999045,2036,107
Source: The Tulsa, 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.