Reported Annual Crime In McAlester

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMcAlester/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime946n/a (estimate)5,2033,3332,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMcAlester/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a11.06.25.3
Rape18n/a99.054.541.7
Robbery6n/a33.076.398.0
Assault79n/a434.5319.3248.9
Violent crime105n/a (estimate)578456383
Burglary173n/a951.5727.8430.4
Theft620n/a3,410.11,836.91,694.4
Vehicle theft48n/a264.0311.7237.4
Property crime841n/a (estimate)4,6262,8762,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in McAlester, OK. These figures on reported criminal activity in McAlester, 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 McAlester, OK is 56% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Oklahoma, and when compared with the national average, is 90% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, McAlester, OK has 27% higher than violent crime rate than Oklahoma average, while remaining 51% higher than the national average. In property crime, McAlester, OK is 61% higher than the average of Oklahoma and is 96% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in McAlester is 90% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.26 daily crimes that occur in McAlester.
  • McAlester is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In McAlester you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in McAlester has decreased by 7%.

Compare McAlester, OK Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In McAlester (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in McAlester, 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 McAlester, OK (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Oklahoma state wide, are 1.56 times more than the state average and 1.90 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in McAlester, OK on a daily bases are 1.27 times more than than Oklahoma average and 1.51 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in McAlester, OK are 1.61 times more than the daily state average and 1.96 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is McAlester (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in McAlester, 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 McAlester, OK to other cities in the state and across the country, McAlester, OK is 6% safer than other cities of Oklahoma and 10% 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, McAlester, OK has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing McAlester, OK crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in McAlester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in McAlester is 1 in 174
The chance of being a victim of property crime in McAlester is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in McAlester is 1 in 20
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in McAlester, OK? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In McAlester, OK your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 174. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 22 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 McAlester, OK is 1 in 20.

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

Determining whether McAlester, OK is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. McAlester, OK has increased by 88% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for McAlester, OK has decreased by 7% in the same time frame.

McAlester police department

ItemMcAlesterOklahomaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)606,557558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.43.3
There are a total of 60 McAlester police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.2% less than the Oklahoma average and 0.2% greater 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
Haileyville, OK672000
Hartshorne, OK2,1725601,5262,085
Arpelar, OK2685233,3023,825
Savanna, OK6651563,8944,050
Krebs, OK2,1373633,8384,201
Crowder, OK4055983,7704,368
Alderson, OK2516333,9954,629
McAlester, OK18,2555784,6265,203

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hyattsville, MD18,2624845,4905,974
Boone, NC18,2411311,9962,127
Somerset, MA18,2791929271,118
North Ogden, UT18,289631,3671,430
Franklin Park, IL18,2904902,2432,733
McAlester, OK18,2555784,6265,203
Source: The McAlester, OK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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