This Oklahoma town was just named the safest city in the entire Sooner State for 2023. If you're looking for a place to live, or maybe visit you'd be hard-pressed to find a better place than this. Not only is it the safest, but it's also one of the friendliest cities or towns in Oklahoma and has been for the past several years now.


Congratulations to Elgin, OK. for being named Oklahoma's safest City in 2023. This makes the 5th time in a row that Elgin, OK. has been declared as the safest city in the state, that's quite an accomplishment.


The study from lists the 20 safest cities in Oklahoma and Elgin once again is at the very top of the list! The study looks at crime statistics and other details to rank cities and towns across the state.

Take an aerial tour of Elgin, OK. the safest city in Oklahoma for 5 years straight

The overall numbers show the violent crime rate as 4.4 per 1,000 and the property crime rate as 26.0 per 1,000. Not very good numbers or results but things are improving some for the Sooner State. We saw a slight decline in the crime rates from last year. We're heading in the right direction and things are improving.


There are places in Oklahoma that have far lower crime rates that are not only the lowest in the state but far below the National average as well. Elgin, OK. is one such place. Click here to see the full study done by It lists the top 20 safest towns and cities across the Sooner State. The study or report also includes all kinds of other details and valuable information about crime stats and other statistics.


Elgin is a great place, I go there quite often. Most recently for their annual Crawds N' Rods car show and crawfish boil. Elgin is also home to one of my all-time favorite pizza places Pizza Coral. It's a great place to visit, shop, and eat. If you've never been before, or if it's been a while you should definitely make the trip.

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Top 12 trashiest Oklahoma towns & sleazy cities

It's a top 12 list you don't want to be on. Unfortunately, these 12 towns and cities have been selected as some of the worst and by worst I mean trashiest and sleaziest in the Sooner State. These dirty dozen were selected by Google using factors like crime, violence, drug abuse, unemployment, income rates, and even the overall appearance of the town or city. It factored in things like rundown or abandoned properties and vehicles when ranking how trashy or sleazy a town or city is. Scroll through the photo gallery below.

The Best Places to Live in Oklahoma in 2023

When it comes to living in Oklahoma, there is no shortage of opinions on where you should live. If you compare all of the different metrics--schools, cost of living, diversity, amenities, etc--you'll get a slightly different list every time... but if you compound all of them into one, you get this list. The best places to live in Oklahoma in 2023.

Top 10 terrifying towns & creepy cities in Oklahoma

While Oklahoma is well known for its beauty and friendly people there are a few places in the Sooner State you'll want to avoid. These are the most terrifying towns and scary cities in the state. It's not that they're bad places, or plagued with crime and other negative factors. The towns and cities below have one single thing in common. They all have active paranormal and supernatural phenomenons. From ghost stories to urban legends and tragic tales. A lot of these places are well known to those who live in Oklahoma and even all over the nation. If you're looking to get scared or do a little ghost hunting you can start with the list below.

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 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!

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