Reported Annual Crime In Ponca City

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 peoplePonca City/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,159n/a (estimate)4,7513,3332,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePonca City/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.25.3
Rape35n/a143.554.541.7
Robbery22n/a90.276.398.0
Assault145n/a594.3319.3248.9
Violent crime202n/a (estimate)828456394
Burglary208n/a852.6727.8430.4
Theft701n/a2,873.31,836.91,694.4
Vehicle theft48n/a196.7311.7237.4
Property crime957n/a (estimate)3,9232,8762,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ponca City, OK. The total number of reported crimes in Ponca City, OK is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Ponca City, OK crime rate is 43% higher than the Oklahoma average and is 72% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ponca City, OK has a violent crime rate that is 81% higher than the Oklahoma average and 110% higher than the national average. For property crime, Ponca City, OK is 36% higher than the Oklahoma average and 66% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ponca City is 72% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.02 daily crimes that occur in Ponca City.
  • Ponca City is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ponca City you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ponca City has decreased by 3%.

Compare Ponca City, OK Crime To Other Cities

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ponca City, OK is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Oklahoma and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ponca City, OK are 1.43 times more than the Oklahoma average and 1.72 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ponca City, OK are 1.81 times more than than Oklahoma and 2.10 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ponca City, OK are 1.36 times more than than Oklahoma and 1.66 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ponca City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Ponca City, OK compared to every other city in Oklahoma as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Ponca City, OK ranks safer than 3% of every city located within Oklahoma along with 6% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Oklahoma and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Ponca City, OK. As a result, Ponca City, OK is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ponca City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ponca City is 1 in 121
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ponca City is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ponca City is 1 in 22
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Ponca City, OK? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Ponca City, OK your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 121. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 26 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 Ponca City, OK is 1 in 22.

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

The year over year crime rate for Ponca City, OK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Ponca City, 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 56% in Ponca City, OK, while property crimes in Ponca City, OK have decreased by 11%. Crimes in total for Ponca City, OK have decreased by 3% year over year.

Ponca City police department

ItemPonca CityOklahomaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)746,557558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.43.3
There are a total of 74 Ponca City police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.1% less than the Oklahoma average and 10.1% 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
McCord, OK1,5641651,0421,207
Newkirk, OK2,3673611,1731,534
Tonkawa, OK3,1421301,6251,755
Blackwell, OK6,8802221,7291,951
Kaw City, OK3045253,3103,835
Kildare, OK775593,5274,086
Braman, OK1956223,9264,548
Ponca City, OK24,7538283,9234,751

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodburn, OR24,7653333,3163,648
Sanger, CA24,7414381,9462,384
Caledonia, WI24,767144814958
Inkster, MI24,7381,4552,7224,177
Mauldin, SC24,7232551,6021,856
Ponca City, OK24,7538283,9234,751
Source: The Ponca City, 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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