Okemah, OK
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Okemah, 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 Okemah is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 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 Okemah is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Okemah is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oklahoma, Okemah has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 3,247, Okemah has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Okemah 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 Okemah.

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

For Okemah, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Okemah than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1082, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Okemah experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Okemah is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Okemah, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Okemah Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Okemah Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

127

130

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.92

39.11

40.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Okemah 0.92
Oklahoma 4.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,082

in Okemah

1 in 237

in Oklahoma

Okemah VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,247
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.31 0.31 0.31 0.00

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
Okemah 39.11
Oklahoma 28.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Okemah

1 in 35

in Oklahoma

Okemah Property CRIMES

Population: 3,247
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 99 3
Rate per 1,000 7.70 30.49 0.92

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

Okemah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Okemah 50
Oklahoma 19

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