Reported Annual Crime In West Salem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Salem/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,709 (estimate)2,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Salem/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a115.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a224.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)600 (estimate)384373
Burglaryn/an/an/a361.1491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.3220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,109 (estimate)1,9892,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Salem is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.16 daily crimes that occur in West Salem.
  • West Salem is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Salem you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Salem has increased by 18%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Salem

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Salem is 1 in 167
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Salem is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Salem is 1 in 27

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

West Salem police department

ItemWest SalemIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bridgeport, IL1,2672061,0671,274
Albion, IL2,1392231,1571,381
Mount Carmel, IL7,1553151,6201,935
Claremont, IL2274762,4652,941
Olney, IL8,9972112,8433,054
West Salem, IL9626003,1093,709

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Whitehall, MT9624403,3003,740
Doe Run, MO9627614,3705,131
Gaston, NC9625124,0544,566
Ansonia, OH9624043,5823,986
Wiggins, CO9624563,7544,210
West Salem, IL9626003,1093,709
Source: The West Salem, IL 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.