Idabel was granted the dreadful honor of being Oklahoma’s worst city to live in for the year 2023. Located in the southeast, close to the states of Texas and Arkansas, Idabel is home to 6,879 people and has a dreadful 89.5 out of 100 rating.
At 1,301 violent offenses per 100,000 population, Idabel has the disgraceful distinction of having the most severe violent crime rate in the state. This means that the likelihood of becoming a victim of an act of violence in Idabel is an incredible 1 in 77, significantly higher than the state median of 1,106 per 100,000 people.
Having 8,795 property crimes for every 100,000 residents, the city also claims the most severe property crime rate in the state.