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Compared to the size of many cities in Oklahoma, Ardmore is average– just 25,109 residents. The city had 419 violent crimes which is why it ranks at the top, but 84 percent of them were aggravated assaults. Oklahoma City has a much lower ratio – 4,782 violent offenses per a population of 617,975 people.