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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 37%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
IndexOkotoks/100k peopleAlberta/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,4826,3914,223
Violent crime4781,2321,042
Property crime2,0035,1593,181
Total crime includes all violent and property crime. Violent crimes include: homicide, murder, assault, robbery, kidnapping, extortion, harassment, threats and all other violent violations. Property crimes include: breaking and entering, theft, motor vehicle theft, fraud, mischief and all other property crime violations. Crimes not reflected in this table include: criminal code violations, traffic violations, federal statute violations and drug violations. This crime data is estimated based on Statistics Canada data.

All Crime Incidents

StatisticOkotoksAlbertaNational
Total incidents1,102385,6812,225,600
Incidents per 100k3,3878,7225,856
Change in 100k rate-19.6%-13.0%-9.8%
All crime incidents includes all violent and property crime as well as criminal code violations (child pornography, disturbing the peace, justice violations), traffic violations (impaired driving), federal statute violations and drug violations.

Persons Charged By Age Group (per 100k)

StatisticOkotoksAlbertaNational
All (12+ years)7062,6611,709
Youths (12-17)4301,0771,108
Adults (18+)7442,8061,757

Weighted Clearance Rates

StatisticOkotoksAlbertaNational
Clearance rate313437
Clearance rate change8.9%2.4%0.2%
Clearance rate violent575458
Clearance rate property222727
More severe crimes such as robberies, assault and homicides are given more weight to the overall clearance rates. Less severe crimes such as vehicle theft, fraud and mischief are given less weight to the overall clearance rates.

Key findings

  • Okotoks crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Okotoks are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Okotoks you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Okotoks is safer than 59% of the cities in Canada
  • Year over year crime in Okotoks has decreased by 16%

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The Okotoks crime map provides an overview of all crimes (per 100k) in Okotoks based on estimates. Estimates include demographic data such as, but not limited to: home prices, median household income and population density. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Okotoks crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a neighbourhood level.

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      Daily Crime In Okotoks (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Okotoks

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Okotoks is 1 in 210
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Okotoks is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Okotoks is 1 in 41

      Year Over Year Crime In Okotoks

      StatisticOkotoksAlbertaNational
      Total-16.1%-10.7%-7.9%
      Violent23.6%-1.0%-3.6%
      Property-24.4%-13.7%-9.8%

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Foothills No. 31, AB24,5633421,4331,775
      High River, AB14,8887533,1563,909
      Turner Valley, AB2,8709423,9474,890
      Black Diamond, AB2,9681,0014,1935,194
      Longview, AB3371,1995,0206,219
      Okotoks, AB32,5264782,0032,482

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Cowichan, BC32,4201,4006,1497,549
      Orangeville, ON32,6686371,8442,481
      Orillia, ON32,2221,4714,2585,729
      Val-d'Or, QC32,8697351,4332,168
      Fort Erie, ON32,9708032,3263,129
      Okotoks, AB32,5264782,0032,482
      Source: The Okotoks, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada 2020.