Reported Annual Crime In Salem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)917 (estimate)2,3262,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.74.9
Rapen/an/an/a57.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a25.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a296.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)151 (estimate)383373
Burglaryn/an/an/a344.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,459.81,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a138.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)766 (estimate)1,9432,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Salem is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.51 daily crimes that occur in Salem.
  • Salem is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Salem has increased by 86%.

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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 663
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salem is 1 in 131
The chance of being a victim of crime in Salem is 1 in 110

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

Salem police department

ItemSalemSouth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a995556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

Sex offenders in South Dakota

StateTotal offendersSouth Dakota /100KNational /100K
South Dakota000

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Canistota, SD5224942,5083,002
Montrose, SD5305022,5463,048
Canova, SD835302,6903,221
Emery, SD5095392,7373,276
Spencer, SD1415822,9543,537
Salem, SD1,377151766917

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rosebud, TX1,3772241,5381,762
Oakland, MO1,37773145218
Sidney, IL1,377159824983
Rock Hall, MD1,37701,8281,828
Rock Creek, AL1,3771761,1081,284
Salem, SD1,377151766917
Source: The Salem, SD 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.