How safe is Oklahoma City, OK?

Crime is an issue in Oklahoma City due, in part, to the underfunding of the region's police department. The rates of violent and property crime in the area are higher than the national rates.

Crime Index

Index Score: 6.0 /10

How we calculate this.


Oklahoma City has a higher crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Oklahoma City, OK

498.4

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Oklahoma City
Charlotte, NC

416.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

443.0

Higher than average crime
Portland, OR

283.0

Lower than average crime
Oklahoma City, OK

2897.9

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Oklahoma City
Charlotte, NC

2731.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

2771.0

Higher than average crime
Portland, OR

1877.0

Lower than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.