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


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

Crime rate in Tulsa, OK

The 2019 crime rate in Tulsa, OK is 570 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 97.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Tulsa crime rate fell by 6% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 55 - a decrease of 5 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Tulsa has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Tulsa, OK is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Tulsa:

569.7
Jenks:

104.8
Sand Springs:

245.5
Catoosa:

484.4
Broken Arrow:

136.6
Sperry:

361.9
Bixby:

115.8
Owasso:

170.8
Sapulpa:

230.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Tulsa by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
53
(13.7)
55
(14.4)
50
(13.1)
68
(17.7)
54
(13.7)
49
(12.4)
42
(10.5)
60
(15.2)
46
(11.5)
55
(13.7)
72
(17.7)
70
(17.3)
60
(14.9)
55
(13.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
289
(74.9)
299
(78.4)
252
(65.8)
254
(66.0)
252
(64.1)
266
(67.2)
316
(79.2)
373
(94.6)
313
(78.3)
365
(90.9)
439
(108.2)
423
(104.5)
422
(104.7)
341
(84.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
997
(258.4)
1,023
(268.2)
1,096
(286.2)
1,117
(290.2)
1,381
(351.0)
1,090
(275.2)
1,062
(266.2)
994
(252.0)
920
(230.3)
854
(212.7)
1,088
(268.1)
964
(238.1)
830
(205.9)
718
(178.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3,477
(901.2)
3,175
(832.3)
3,524
(920.2)
2,856
(742.1)
2,617
(665.2)
2,555
(645.0)
2,529
(634.0)
2,400
(608.4)
1,938
(485.0)
2,354
(586.3)
2,845
(701.2)
2,757
(681.0)
2,982
(739.7)
2,850
(709.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6,315
(1,637)
6,843
(1,794)
6,725
(1,756)
6,626
(1,722)
7,146
(1,816)
7,353
(1,856)
6,235
(1,563)
5,935
(1,504)
5,500
(1,377)
5,512
(1,373)
5,780
(1,425)
5,574
(1,377)
4,800
(1,191)
4,846
(1,206)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14,523
(3,764)
13,522
(3,545)
13,746
(3,589)
14,521
(3,773)
11,857
(3,014)
12,136
(3,064)
12,162
(3,049)
12,654
(3,208)
12,494
(3,127)
12,729
(3,170)
14,516
(3,578)
13,054
(3,224)
13,834
(3,432)
13,457
(3,350)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3,173
(822.4)
3,679
(964.4)
2,298
(600.1)
2,073
(538.7)
2,352
(597.8)
2,434
(614.5)
2,410
(604.2)
2,389
(605.6)
2,310
(578.1)
2,651
(660.2)
3,660
(902.0)
3,460
(854.6)
3,259
(808.4)
3,033
(755.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
271
(70.2)
255
(66.8)
250
(65.3)
202
(52.5)
203
(51.6)
259
(65.4)
238
(59.7)
154
(39.0)
138
(34.5)
174
(43.3)
171
(42.1)
144
(35.6)
223
(55.3)
209
(52.0)
City-Data.com crime index676.1683.0663.2638.2612.6591.7570.8585.4519.5556.9657.7619.5608.5569.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 328 registered sex offenders living in Tulsa, Oklahoma as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tulsa is 1,231 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Tulsa:

556.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Tulsa:

607.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Tulsa:

598.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Tulsa:

628.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Tulsa:

517.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Tulsa:

459.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Tulsa:

555.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Tulsa:

550.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Tulsa:

552.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Tulsa:

599.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Tulsa:

617.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Tulsa:

695.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Tulsa:

657.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Tulsa:

682.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Tulsa:

708.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Tulsa:

551.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Tulsa:

505.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Tulsa:

488.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Tulsa:

522.0
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Tulsa:

531.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Tulsa:

564.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Tulsa:

599.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Tulsa:

532.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Tulsa:

518.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Tulsa:

552.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Tulsa:

555.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Tulsa:

616.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Tulsa:

603.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Tulsa:

613.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Tulsa:

620.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Tulsa:

680.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Tulsa:

638.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Tulsa:

678.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Tulsa:

584.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Tulsa:

567.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Tulsa:

545.1
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 2019, including police officers: 1,037 (842 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Oklahoma average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 987 (807 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Oklahoma average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 946 (777 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Oklahoma average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 912 (747 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Oklahoma average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 931 (769 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Oklahoma average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 933 (765 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 873 (780 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 881 (783 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Oklahoma average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 836 (745 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 822 (736 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Oklahoma average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 911 (812 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Oklahoma average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 931 (823 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Oklahoma average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 944 (836 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Oklahoma average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 952 (816 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Oklahoma average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 926 (803 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Oklahoma average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 923 (774 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Oklahoma average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 904 (764 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Oklahoma average:

2.01

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Tulsa, OK
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 74103, 74104, 74105, 74106, 74110, 74112, 74114, 74115, 74119, 74120, 74128, 74129, 74130, 74135, 74136, 74145.