Broken Bow, OK
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With a crime rate of 75 per one thousand residents, Broken Bow 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 13. Within Oklahoma, more than 100% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Broken Bow.

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 4,131, Broken Bow has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Broken Bow 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 Broken Bow.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Broken Bow 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 Broken Bow.

For Broken Bow, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Broken Bow is one in 153.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Broken Bow is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Broken Bow, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 69 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Broken Bow has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Broken Bow is one in 275.

Broken Bow Crime Data

 
Crime Index

1

(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Broken Bow Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

27

283

310

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.54

68.51

75.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Broken Bow 6.54
Oklahoma 4.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 153

in Broken Bow

1 in 237

in Oklahoma
Broken Bow VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,131
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 1 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.97 0.24 5.33
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
Broken Bow 68.51
Oklahoma 28.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Broken Bow

1 in 35

in Oklahoma
Broken Bow Property CRIMES
Population: 4,131
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 78 190 15
Rate per 1,000 18.88 45.99 3.63
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

Broken Bow Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Broken Bow 50
Oklahoma 19

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