9 Safest Cities in Oklahoma: Safest Places to Live in OK

September 2, 2014

9 Safest Cities in oklahoma: Safest Places to Live in OK

When looking to start a home or a business in a new town, security is often one’s top concern. For this reason, Safe Choice Security has prepared a concise guide of Oklahoma’s 9 safest cities and towns. Safe Choice compiled this lists by comparing crime data from its databases on over 200 Oklahoma cities, with that of the FBI and local PD’s. Show your award on your website by using our embed code! Get the code here.

1. Verdigris, OK

Our safest city, Verdigris is located in Rogers County in the northeastern corner of the state and is part of the Tulsa metropolitan area. Verdigris is a small, quiet town and a good option for families with children due to its low crime rate rankings and reasonably priced real estate. The Verdigris police department assures its residents’ safety through various special programs such as neighborhood watch, house checks and rape aggression defense training.

Population: 4,055
Violent Crimes per 1000: 0.49
Property Crimes per 1000: 7.89
Crime Index: 83
Safer than 83% of US cities

2. Blanchard, OK

Situated in central Oklahoma, Blanchard is considered a part of both McClain and Grady counties. Besides being among the safest cities in the state, Tri-City Area, which also includes Tuttle and Newcastle, is growing rapidly, allowing for many great business opportunities. Blanchard is also quite close to Oklahoma City, making it very accessible to everyone’s living preferences. The community was ranked the best place for military retirees and it ranked 18th when it came to most secure places to live in the US. If you’re looking for a picturesque city with its own police department and a thorough public safety system, then Blanchard is a solid pick.

Population: 7,848
Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.02
Property Crimes per 1000: 11.98
Crime Index: 66
Safer than 66% of US cities

3. Coweta, OK

LA suburb of the greater city of Tulsa and incorporated in the Wagoner County, is Coweta, Oklahoma. The town is located in the northeastern part of the state. It is a primarily residential area with some of the country’s most beautiful streets. Coweta offers an all together relaxed lifestyle while being very city accessible, with Tulsa so close by. If you choose to move to Coweta, you are likely to benefit from a comfortable and safe home in a town with a dedicated, trustworthy and productive police department.

Population: 9,563
Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.36
Property Crimes per 1000: 11.71
Crime Index: 66
Safer than 66% of US cities

4. Holdenville, OK

Representing Hughes County as its seat, Holdenville is among the safest of central Oklahoma cities. It is located near Little River, the Canadian River and Holdenville City Lake. Citizens of Holdenville enjoy a truly breathtaking landscape with beautiful rolling hills and forests and plenty of little streams and creeks. With an agriculture based economy, Holdenville is a friendly city that offers its residents a wide array of recreational activities and a comprehensive public safety program.

Population: 5,749
Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.22
Property Crimes per 1000: 11.65
Crime Index: 66
Safer than 66% of US cities

5. Sulphur, OK

A quiet and beautiful city in southern central Oklahoma, Sulphur is the county seat of Murray and is particularly attractive thanks to the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, which draws millions of tourists annually. The sulfurous springs and the Arbuckle Mountain range located to the southwest complete the region’s beautiful scenery that this city has to offer. If you’re looking for a relaxed and tranquil city where security is no concern thanks to a highly active, dedicated police force, Sulphur is as good an option as any.

Population: 4,986
Violent Crimes per 1000: 1.4
Property Crimes per 1000: 14.04
Crime Index:58
Safer than 58% of US cities

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