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10 Most Dangerous Cities in Oklahoma

Most Dangerous Cities in Oklahoma

What are the most dangerous cities in Oklahoma? To get the lowdown on the cities in Oklahoma that are the most dangerous with the highest crime rates, we consulted the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report. Our rankings are based solely on the data publicly released each year by the FBI. A crime is a crime, so we took both violent and property crimes into account when compiling our list of Oklahoma’s most dangerous cities.*

We realize that this topic is inherently controversial in nature and hits close to home. We are aware that there are many different ways to present this data, but when compiling this list we chose to consider not just murder rate, but both violent and property crimes. Check each city listing to get a general idea of the city’s ranking in terms of just violent criminal offenses. Only cities with violent crime rates over 8.0 and populations over 5,000 were included.

1. Ardmore, OK: Oklahoma’s Most Dangerous City

Dangerous Cities in Oklahoma: Ardmore, OK

Population: 24,704
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 14.05 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 59.02 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 73.07 per 1,000 residents

Ardmore has a crime rate of about 73 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Ardmore? One in 14.

Ardmore’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #2

These statistics make Ardmore the most dangerous city in Oklahoma.

2. Oklahoma City, OK

Dangerous Cities in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City, OK

Population: 595,607
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 9.19 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 59.42 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 68.61 per 1,000 residents

Oklahoma City has a crime rate of about 69 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Oklahoma City? One in 14.

Oklahoma City’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #8

3. Shawnee, OK

Dangerous Cities in Oklahoma: Shawnee, OK

Population: 30,398
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 9.44 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 56.58 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 66.02 per 1,000 residents

Shawnee has a crime rate of about 66 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Shawnee? One in 15.

Shawnee’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #6

4. Durant, OK

Dangerous Cities in Oklahoma: Durant, OK

Population: 16,196
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 10.06 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 53.28 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 63.35 per 1,000 residents

Durant has a crime rate of about 64 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Durant? One in 15.

Durant’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #3

5. Tulsa, OK

Dangerous Cities in Oklahoma: Tulsa, OK

Population: 398,904
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 9.90 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 52.16 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 62.06 per 1,000 residents

Tulsa has a crime rate of about 62 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Tulsa? One in 16.

Tulsa’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #4

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