Checotah, OK
Crime Rates


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Checotah, OK crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Checotah is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Checotah is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Checotah is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oklahoma, Checotah has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Checotah to other communities of similar population, then Checotah crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Checotah does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Checotah 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 Checotah.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Checotah 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 Checotah; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 466. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Checotah's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Checotah a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Checotah is one in 35.

Importantly, we found that Checotah 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 Checotah is one in 362.

Checotah Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Checotah Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Checotah 2.15
Oklahoma 4.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 466

in Checotah

1 in 237

in Oklahoma


Population: 3,261
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.92 1.23


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)

Checotah 28.52
Oklahoma 28.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Checotah

1 in 35

in Oklahoma

Checotah Property CRIMES

Population: 3,261
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 58 9
Rate per 1,000 7.97 17.79 2.76

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

Checotah Crimes Per Square Mile

Checotah 11
Oklahoma 19

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