Sand Springs, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Sand Springs 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 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sand Springs.

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 19,905, Sand Springs has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Sand Springs 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 Sand Springs.

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 905.

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 23, which is a rate of 44 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 249.

Sand Springs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Sand Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

879

901

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.11

44.16

45.27

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.11
4.32
National Median: 4
    Sand Springs
    Oklahoma

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 905

in Sand Springs

1 in 232

in Oklahoma

Sand Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 19,905
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 8 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.40 0.45

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
44.16
28.45
National Median: 21
    Sand Springs
    Oklahoma

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Sand Springs

1 in 35

in Oklahoma

Sand Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 19,905
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 88 711 80
Rate per 1,000 4.42 35.72 4.02

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Sand Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
41
19
National Median: 28.3
    Sand Springs
    Oklahoma