Annual Crime In Oklahoma City (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleOklahoma City/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime31,961n/a (estimate)4,8953,3412,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOklahoma City/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder52n/a8.05.25.0
Rape542n/a83.058.342.6
Robbery1,082n/a165.770.886.2
Assault3,987n/a610.6331.8246.8
Violent crime5,663n/a (estimate)867466381
Burglary6,000n/a918.9681.1376.0
Theft16,668n/a2,552.81,856.81,594.6
Vehicle theft3,630n/a556.0337.0228.9
Property crime26,298n/a (estimate)4,0282,8752,200

Key findings

  • Oklahoma City crime rates are 90% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oklahoma City are 128% higher than the national average
  • In Oklahoma City you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oklahoma City is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oklahoma City has increased by 4%

Oklahoma City crime map

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Compare Oklahoma City, OK Crime To Other Cities

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

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Oklahoma City, per 100,000 residents. In Oklahoma City, the total number of daily crimes is 1.47 times more than the Oklahoma average and 1.90 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Oklahoma City are 1.86 times more than the Oklahoma average and 2.28 times more than the national average. For property crime, Oklahoma City has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times more than the Oklahoma average and 1.83 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Oklahoma City (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Oklahoma and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Oklahoma City, OK? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Oklahoma City is safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Oklahoma. In addition, Oklahoma City is safer than 4% 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 Oklahoma City. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Oklahoma City is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oklahoma City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oklahoma City is 1 in 116
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oklahoma City is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oklahoma City is 1 in 21
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Oklahoma City? In Oklahoma City, you have a 1 in 116 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 25. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Oklahoma City, OK is 1 in 21.

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

      A good indicator of whether Oklahoma City is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Oklahoma City has increased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Oklahoma City has increased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Oklahoma City has increased by 5% year over year.

      Oklahoma City police department

      ItemOklahoma CityOklahomaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,3826,557558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.43.3
      There are a total of 1,382 Oklahoma City police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.8% less than the Oklahoma average and 28.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Oklahoma

      StateTotal offendersOklahoma /100KNational /100K
      Oklahoma7,097203266
      There are a total of 7,097 sex offenders in Oklahoma. This yields a total of 203 sex offenders in Oklahoma per 100,000 residents which is 24% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Piedmont, OK6,77962235297
      Forest Park, OK1,07993370463
      Mustang, OK19,6371381,0591,197
      Woodlawn Park, OK1681881,1621,350
      Lake Aluma, OK741881,1621,350
      Edmond, OK88,3421361,5221,658
      Jones, OK2,9021581,5191,678
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0158674,0284,895

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Portland, OR620,5895205,4605,980
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8334,4956,329
      Las Vegas, NV613,2956052,8383,443
      Louisville, KY611,5732502,3152,565
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,4132,9724,385
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0158674,0284,895
      Source: The Oklahoma City, OK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.