Norman, OK
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Norman, OK crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Norman is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Norman is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Norman is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oklahoma, Norman has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Norman 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 Norman; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 344. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Norman's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Norman 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 Norman is one in 33.

Importantly, we found that Norman 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 Norman is one in 337.

Norman Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Norman Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

359

3,768

4,127

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.91

30.52

33.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norman 2.91
Oklahoma 4.66

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 344

in Norman

1 in 215

in Oklahoma

Norman VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 123,471
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 95 57 204
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.77 0.46 1.65

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norman 30.52
Oklahoma 28.75

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Norman

1 in 35

in Oklahoma

Norman Property CRIMES

Population: 123,471
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 543 2,859 366
Rate per 1,000 4.40 23.16 2.96

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Norman Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norman 22
Oklahoma 19