Lawton, OK Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,826
Total Crimes
4,147.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
67.45%
Above National Average
260 out of 290
In Oklahoma
8,848 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Lawton, OK?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lawton is 4,147.2 per 100,000 people. That's 67.45% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 26.55% higher than the Oklahoma total crime rate of 3,277.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Lawton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9.5

How Does Lawton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Lawton
/ 100k People
Oklahoma
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,826 4,147.2 3,277.1 2,476.7
Murder 15 16.3 6.7 5.0
Robbery 91 98.6 59.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 651 705.6 307.9 250.2
Violent Crime 854 925.7 431.8 366.7
Burglary 877 950.6 671.7 340.5
Larceny 1,836 1,990.1 1,835.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 259 280.7 338.1 219.9
Property Crime 2,972 3,221.5 2,845.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Lawton

854.0
Violent Crimes
925.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
152.44%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 108.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lawton each year. That compares to a 1 in 231.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lawton is 925.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 152.44% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 114.38% higher than the Oklahoma violent crime rate of 431.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lawton

2,972.0
Property Crimes
3,221.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
52.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lawton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lawton is 3,221.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 52.68% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 13.22% higher than the Oklahoma property crime rate of 2,845.3 per 100,000 people.

Lawton Crime Compared To Oklahoma Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Oklahoma.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Lawton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wichita Falls, TX 104,551 3,547 3,392.6 3,044.4 348.2
Duncan, OK 22,296 770 3,453.5 3,287.6 165.9
Chickasha, OK 16,395 522 3,183.9 2,750.8 433.1
Burkburnett, TX 11,305 239 2,114.1 1,901.8 212.3
Anadarko, OK 6,540 271 4,143.7 3,409.8 733.9
Marlow, OK 4,398 109 2,478.4 2,251.0 227.4
Elgin, OK 3,294 7 212.5 212.5 0.0
Cache, OK 2,814 54 1,919.0 1,279.3 639.7
Walters, OK 2,379 39 1,639.3 1,597.3 42.0
Fletcher, OK 1,139 4 351.2 351.2 0.0
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