Midwest City, OK
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Midwest City, OK crime analytics


With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Midwest City 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 Midwest City.

Importantly, when you compare Midwest City to other communities of similar population, then Midwest City crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Midwest City 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 Midwest City 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 Midwest City.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Midwest City 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 Midwest City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 377. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Midwest City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Midwest City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Midwest City 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 Midwest City is one in 274.

Midwest City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Midwest City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

152

2,397

2,549

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.66

41.87

44.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Midwest City 2.66
Oklahoma 4.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 377

in Midwest City

1 in 237

in Oklahoma
Midwest City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 57,249
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 15 37 95
Rate per 1,000 0.09 0.26 0.65 1.66
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
Midwest City 41.87
Oklahoma 28.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Midwest City

1 in 35

in Oklahoma
Midwest City Property CRIMES
Population: 57,249
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 512 1,676 209
Rate per 1,000 8.94 29.28 3.65
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

Midwest City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Midwest City 104
Oklahoma 19