Duncan, OK
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With a crime rate of 54 per one thousand residents, Duncan 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 18. Within Oklahoma, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Duncan.

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 23,231, Duncan has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Duncan 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 Duncan.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Duncan 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 Duncan; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 264. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Duncan is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Duncan, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 50 per one thousand population.

Duncan Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Duncan Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

88

1,168

1,256

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.79

50.28

54.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Duncan 3.79
Oklahoma 4.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 264

in Duncan

1 in 237

in Oklahoma
Duncan VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 23,231
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 8 68
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.52 0.34 2.93
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
Duncan 50.28
Oklahoma 28.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Duncan

1 in 35

in Oklahoma
Duncan Property CRIMES
Population: 23,231
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 281 831 56
Rate per 1,000 12.10 35.77 2.41
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

Duncan Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Duncan 26
Oklahoma 19