Atoka, OK
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With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Atoka has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within Oklahoma, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Atoka.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,065, Atoka has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Atoka does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Atoka.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Atoka does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Atoka.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Atoka occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Atoka; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 255. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Atoka experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Atoka is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Atoka, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Atoka Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Atoka Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

127

139

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.92

41.44

45.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Atoka 3.92
Oklahoma 4.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 255

in Atoka

1 in 237

in Oklahoma
Atoka VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,065
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 2 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.65 0.65 0.00 2.61
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Atoka 41.44
Oklahoma 28.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Atoka

1 in 35

in Oklahoma
Atoka Property CRIMES
Population: 3,065
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 52 70 5
Rate per 1,000 16.97 22.84 1.63
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Atoka Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Atoka 16
Oklahoma 19

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