Ponca City, OK
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Ponca City, OK crime analytics


With a crime rate of 49 per one thousand residents, Ponca 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 20. Within Oklahoma, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Ponca City.

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

For Ponca City, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Ponca City is one in 186.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Ponca City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Ponca City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

Ponca City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Ponca City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

133

1,091

1,224

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.37

44.07

49.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ponca City 5.37
Oklahoma 4.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 186

in Ponca City

1 in 237

in Oklahoma
Ponca City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,758
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 28 20 85
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.13 0.81 3.43
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
Ponca City 44.07
Oklahoma 28.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Ponca City

1 in 35

in Oklahoma
Ponca City Property CRIMES
Population: 24,758
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 222 832 37
Rate per 1,000 8.97 33.61 1.49
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

Ponca City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ponca City 62
Oklahoma 19