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Crime rate in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (OK): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Oklahoma City, OK compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Oklahoma City, OK

The 2018 crime rate in Oklahoma City, OK was 465 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.7 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.4% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Oklahoma City crime rate rose by 6% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 52 - a decrease of 29 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Oklahoma City has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Oklahoma City, OK is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Oklahoma City:

465.1
Nichols Hills:

120.1
Forest Park:

95.4
Warr Acres:

338.0
Del City:

475.3
Bethany:

251.5
The Village:

213.4
Valley Brook:

470.3
Midwest City:

254.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Oklahoma City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
54
(10.2)
55
(10.3)
58
(10.7)
57
(10.3)
65
(11.7)
54
(9.4)
58
(9.9)
85
(14.3)
62
(10.2)
45
(7.3)
73
(11.6)
70
(10.9)
81
(12.5)
52
(8.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
358
(67.3)
327
(61.0)
326
(60.1)
318
(57.6)
294
(52.8)
340
(59.5)
277
(47.3)
389
(65.3)
450
(74.4)
434
(70.2)
480
(76.1)
445
(69.3)
474
(73.1)
542
(83.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,193
(224.4)
1,179
(220.0)
1,397
(257.7)
1,524
(275.9)
1,249
(224.3)
1,112
(194.5)
1,232
(210.2)
1,209
(203.0)
1,191
(196.8)
1,126
(182.2)
1,192
(189.0)
1,144
(178.3)
1,120
(172.8)
1,082
(165.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,933
(551.6)
2,740
(511.2)
2,831
(522.1)
3,501
(633.7)
3,573
(641.5)
3,798
(664.1)
3,541
(604.1)
3,791
(636.5)
3,295
(544.6)
3,177
(514.1)
3,083
(488.9)
3,368
(524.9)
3,429
(529.0)
3,987
(610.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8,925
(1,679)
9,304
(1,736)
8,110
(1,496)
9,225
(1,670)
10,594
(1,902)
9,901
(1,731)
9,855
(1,681)
9,854
(1,654)
8,016
(1,325)
6,638
(1,074)
5,823
(923.4)
5,545
(864.1)
6,105
(941.8)
6,000
(918.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
28,635
(5,386)
20,169
(3,763)
19,228
(3,546)
19,439
(3,519)
19,544
(3,509)
19,760
(3,455)
20,199
(3,446)
21,162
(3,553)
20,387
(3,370)
17,111
(2,769)
16,228
(2,573)
16,582
(2,584)
15,421
(2,379)
16,668
(2,553)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4,585
(862.3)
4,819
(899.0)
4,611
(850.4)
3,899
(705.8)
3,826
(687.0)
3,602
(629.9)
4,059
(692.4)
4,374
(734.4)
4,076
(673.7)
3,509
(567.8)
2,897
(459.4)
2,905
(452.7)
2,800
(431.9)
3,630
(556.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
180
(33.9)
201
(37.5)
173
(31.9)
125
(22.6)
121
(21.7)
119
(20.8)
91
(15.5)
119
(20.0)
130
(21.5)
96
(15.5)
93
(14.7)
93
(14.5)
82
(12.6)
66
(10.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)653.7581.5565.8590.3589.6567.4552.4585.7529.4459.6442.8435.8436.7465.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 1,063 registered sex offenders living in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oklahoma City is 600 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Oklahoma City:

487.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Oklahoma City:

449.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Oklahoma City:

442.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Oklahoma City:

438.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Oklahoma City:

432.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Oklahoma City:

465.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Oklahoma City:

513.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Oklahoma City:

474.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Oklahoma City:

507.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Oklahoma City:

509.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Oklahoma City:

533.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Oklahoma City:

471.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Oklahoma City:

447.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Oklahoma City:

475.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Oklahoma City:

374.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Oklahoma City:

404.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Oklahoma City:

381.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Oklahoma City:

394.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Oklahoma City:

372.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Oklahoma City:

369.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Oklahoma City:

382.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Oklahoma City:

438.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Oklahoma City:

534.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Oklahoma City:

618.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Oklahoma City:

612.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Oklahoma City:

613.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Oklahoma City:

658.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Oklahoma City:

615.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Oklahoma City:

604.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Oklahoma City:

670.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Oklahoma City:

734.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Oklahoma City:

609.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Oklahoma City:

630.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Oklahoma City:

623.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,382 (1,102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Oklahoma average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1,368 (1,088 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Oklahoma average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1,381 (1,113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Oklahoma average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1,362 (1,081 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Oklahoma average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1,313 (1,041 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1,326 (1,007 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Oklahoma average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,382 (1,001 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,281 (1,020 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Oklahoma average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,254 (1,015 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Oklahoma average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,297 (1,048 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Oklahoma average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,301 (1,043 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Oklahoma average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,270 (1,023 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Oklahoma average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,233 (994 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Oklahoma average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,232 (989 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Oklahoma average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,223 (991 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Oklahoma average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,268 (1,031 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Oklahoma average:

2.01

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Oklahoma City, OK
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 73078, 73097, 73099, 73102, 73103, 73104, 73105, 73106, 73107, 73108, 73109, 73111, 73112, 73114, 73118, 73119, 73128, 73129, 73131, 73134, 73139, 73142, 73149, 73151, 73159, 73162, 73169, 73173, 73179.