Reported Annual Crime In Salem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,370 (estimate)2,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a44.338.6
Robberyn/an/an/a108.1101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a135.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)342 (estimate)292373
Burglaryn/an/an/a596.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,029 (estimate)2,5882,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Salem is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.23 daily crimes that occur in Salem.
  • Salem is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Salem has increased by 39%.

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Daily Crime In Salem (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salem

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salem is 1 in 293
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salem is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Salem is 1 in 30

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

Salem police department

ItemSalemOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1917,044556,527
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 52.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Minerva, OH3,79354785839
Canfield, OH7,44347818865
Campbell, OH8,127100839939
Poland, OH2,728100890991
Lake Tomahawk, OH6401181,0461,164
Salem, OH12,2143423,0293,370

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elk City, OK12,1981702,9033,073
Overlea, MD12,1975492,7793,328
Cascades, VA12,23175711786
Plover, WI12,195321,6161,648
Georgetown, GA12,2353342,6733,007
Salem, OH12,2143423,0293,370
Source: The Salem, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.