When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Salem, MA. All reported Salem, MA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Salem, MA overall crime rate is 59% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 16% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Salem, MA, the rate is 26% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 22% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Salem, MA comes in at 79% higher than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 22% higher than the overall national average.