Reported Annual Crime In Salem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime319n/a (estimate)2,6712,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape1n/a8.448.140.4
Robbery1n/a8.4107.8102.8
Assault7n/a58.6138.7248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)75300386
Burglary18n/a150.7575.9468.9
Theft286n/a2,394.71,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a50.2169.3236.9
Property crime310n/a (estimate)2,5962,5782,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Salem, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Salem, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Salem, OH crime rate is 7% lower than the Ohio average and is 6% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Salem, OH has a violent crime rate that is 75% lower than the Ohio average and 80% lower than the national average. For property crime, Salem, OH is 1% higher than the Ohio average and 6% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Campbell, OH8,04050517567
Canfield, OH7,37614819833
Poland, OH2,671103887990
Lake Tomahawk, OH7881211,0421,163
Craig Beach, OH1,1231301,1211,251
New Waterford, OH1,2891371,1801,318
Minerva, OH4,0011361,2531,390
Salem, OH12,071752,5962,671

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Salem is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.32 daily crimes that occur in Salem.
  • Salem is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Salem has decreased by 21%.

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Compare Salem, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Salem (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Salem, OH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Ohio. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Salem, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 1.08 times less than the state average and 1.06 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Salem, OH on a daily bases are 3.98 times less than than Ohio average and 5.13 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Salem, OH are 1.01 times more than the daily state average and 1.06 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Salem (higher is better)

How safe is Salem, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Salem, OH is safer than 44% of the cities in Ohio and 56% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Ohio and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Salem, OH. Overall, Salem, OH is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salem

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salem is 1 in 1328
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salem is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Salem is 1 in 38
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Salem, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Salem, OH you have a 1 in 1328 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Salem, OH.

Year Over Year Crime In Salem (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Salem, OH is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Salem, OH has decreased by 78% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 14% year over year. Total crimes for Salem, OH has decreased by 21% in the same time frame.

Salem police department

ItemSalemOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1917,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.73.3
There are a total of 19 Salem police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.6% less than the Ohio average and 52.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Ohio

StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
Ohio17,925156222
There are a total of 17,925 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Coolidge, AZ12,0733074,8205,126
Poquoson, VA12,0681671,4281,595
Brown Deer, WI12,0753974,5864,983
Davidson, NC12,076721,0991,171
Florida City, FL12,0762,7978,88011,678
Salem, OH12,071752,5962,671
Source: The Salem, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.