Sand Springs, OK
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The crime rate in Sand Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Sand Springs is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Sand Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oklahoma, Sand Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Sand Springs's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Sand Springs is one in 733.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sand Springs is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sand Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Sand Springs 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 Sand Springs is one in 233.

Sand Springs Crime Data

 
Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Sand Springs Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

27

735

762

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.36

37.15

38.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sand Springs 1.36
Oklahoma 4.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 733

in Sand Springs

1 in 237

in Oklahoma
Sand Springs VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 19,783
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 7 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.35 0.86
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
Sand Springs 37.15
Oklahoma 28.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Sand Springs

1 in 35

in Oklahoma
Sand Springs Property CRIMES
Population: 19,783
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 86 564 85
Rate per 1,000 4.35 28.51 4.30
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

Sand Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sand Springs 34
Oklahoma 19