Reported Annual Crime In Altus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltus/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime562n/a (estimate)2,9503,3332,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltus/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.26.25.3
Rape10n/a52.554.541.7
Robbery2n/a10.576.398.0
Assault40n/a209.9319.3248.9
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)278456383
Burglary155n/a813.5727.8430.4
Theft313n/a1,642.71,836.91,694.4
Vehicle theft41n/a215.2311.7237.4
Property crime509n/a (estimate)2,6712,8762,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Altus, OK. These figures on reported criminal activity in Altus, 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 Altus, OK is 11% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Oklahoma, and when compared with the national average, is 7% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Altus, OK has 39% lower than violent crime rate than Oklahoma average, while remaining 27% lower than the national average. In property crime, Altus, OK is 7% lower than the average of Oklahoma and is 13% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Altus is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.08 daily crimes that occur in Altus.
  • Altus is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Altus you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Altus has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Altus (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Altus, OK per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Oklahoma and on a national level. In Altus, OK the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times less than the Oklahoma average and 1.07 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Altus, OK is 1.64 times less than the Oklahoma average and 1.38 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Altus, OK has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times less than the Oklahoma average and 1.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Altus (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Altus, OK in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Oklahoma as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Altus, OK to other cities in the state and across the country, Altus, OK is 34% safer than other cities of Oklahoma and 31% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Oklahoma cities and all around the United States, Altus, OK has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Altus, OK crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Altus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Altus is 1 in 360
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altus is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Altus is 1 in 34
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Altus, OK? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Altus, OK your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 360. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 38 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Altus, OK is 1 in 34.

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

The year over year crime rate for Altus, OK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Altus, 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 10% in Altus, OK, while property crimes in Altus, OK have decreased by 9%. Crimes in total for Altus, OK have decreased by 8% year over year.

Altus police department

ItemAltusOklahomaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)566,557558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.43.3
There are a total of 56 Altus police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.4% less than the Oklahoma average and 13.6% 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
Olustee, OK6033470347
Tipton, OK8420642642
Elmer, OK1174903,0923,582
East Duke, OK3395713,6014,171
Headrick, OK656063,8214,426
Blair, OK8126123,8594,471
Martha, OK1556374,0154,652
Altus, OK19,4222782,6712,950

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Albany, CA19,4201812,6312,812
Port Angeles, WA19,4205713,9424,513
Iselin, NJ19,4112561,7391,995
West Chester, PA19,4342481,5061,754
Bayshore Gardens, FL19,4095823,5824,163
Altus, OK19,4222782,6712,950
Source: The Altus, OK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.