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 40% higher than in comparison to the Massachusetts average; and is also 4% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Salem, MA, the rate is 19% lower than compared to the Massachusetts average, and 21% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Salem, MA comes in at 54% higher than to the average seen in Massachusetts, and 2% lower than the overall national average.