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Payne County, Oklahoma Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Payne County, Oklahoma. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Payne County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Payne County, Oklahoma, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 19,085 total crimes reported in Payne County, Oklahoma (1,574 of them violent). Of the 1,909 crimes that take place per year in Payne County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Payne County, Oklahoma every 4 hours. This includes 7 murders, 266 rapes, and at least thirteen thousand thefts (including 838 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Payne County, Oklahoma for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Payne County has risen by 33%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 48%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Payne County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least two thousand for Payne County, Oklahoma in 2009.

Crime Trends in Payne County, Oklahoma (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Payne County, Oklahoma (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Payne County, Oklahoma law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Payne County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.