The results are in. These 10 Oklahoma towns and cities have been ranked as the safest in the entire Sooner State. If you're looking for someplace to move, retire or visit and are worried about crime, these are the safest places. They have some of the lowest crime rates in the state, some have the lowest in the Nation!
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For 2022 Oklahoma as a whole has the 10th highest violent crime rate in the U.S. and the 6th highest property crime rate. This past year the violent crime rate increased to 4.6 per 1,000 which is up .02 percent from the previous year. However, property crime rates decreased from 28.7 per 1,000 to 27.1 per 1,000
We're making progress but Oklahoma remains above the National average when it comes to crime according to the most recent FBI crime statistics and a recent survey conducted by safewise.com. The good news is things are improving and there are several towns and cities in the state that have little to no crime to report.
Most of the cities and towns that made the top 10 safest places this year are located in the southwest central portion of the state. One town made it to the very top of the list at #1 for its 4th consecutive year, that's quite an accomplishment. Most of these towns or cities are quite small with populations under 9,000.
That makes sense. The bigger the city or population is the risk of violent and property crime increases. Even so, it's pretty impressive that some of the towns and cities listed below have very little to zero crime to report. You can click here to see and review the full report from safewise.com to see where you live ranks.
Top 10 safest towns & cities in Oklahoma
These 10 Oklahoma towns and cities have been ranked and named as the safest in the entire Sooner State. If you're looking for someplace to move, retire or visit and are worried about crime, these are the safest places. They have some of the lowest crime rates in the state, some have the lowest in the Nation according to FBI crime statistics
and the most recent survey report from safewise.com
. Most of the cities and towns that made the top 10 safest places this year are located in the southwest central portion of the state. One town made it to the very top of the list at #1 for its 4th consecutive year, that's quite an accomplishment!
7 Oklahoma Towns Among Worst 'Small' Cities In America
A recent study
ranked all of the smaller cities in America and 12 hometowns on the list were from here in Oklahoma. The expected nicer communities were comfortably ranked in the middle, but over half were listed as some of the worst in the country.
Top 10 most popular carry guns in Oklahoma
Check out the top 10 most popular carry guns in the Sooner State. While there are a wide variety of firearms and calibers to choose from for everyday carry (EDC) the handguns listed below are among the most purchased and widely used personal and home defense weapons in Oklahoma. These models and brands account for the majority of gun sales in the state and are among the most popular choices for EDC or home defense weapons (HDW). If you're looking for a quality reliable EDC/HDW these are all solid picks. Which by default makes them the most popular. WARNING: Seek proper training and instruction on firearm safety rules and the practice of safe gun handling skills prior to the loading and carrying and/or shortage of a firearm. The time to learn what to do and how to do it isn't when your safety and life depend on it. BE SAFE!
Tiny Oklahoma Towns With Populations Less Than 15
The list of ultra-tiny Oklahoma towns is surprisingly longer than one might expect. By any metric of measurement, a "small town" in Oklahoma is widely considered under 5,000 people, but these tiny towns of 15 or fewer
people redefine how we think of small towns.