Reported Annual Crime In West Salem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Salem/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,346 (estimate)2,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Salem/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a48.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a107.8102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a138.7248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)140 (estimate)300386
Burglaryn/an/an/a575.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,206 (estimate)2,5782,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westfield Center, OH1,21244382427
Seville, OH2,270103881984
Smithville, OH1,1841119551,067
Creston, OH2,2391381,1881,326
Lodi, OH2,7771531,3181,471
Ashland, OH20,4211181,9972,116
Wellington, OH5,0042552,1882,442
West Salem, OH1,5571401,2061,346

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Salem is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.69 daily crimes that occur in West Salem.
  • West Salem is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Salem you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Salem has not changed.

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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 713
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Salem is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Salem is 1 in 75

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

West Salem police department

ItemWest SalemOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a17,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

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
Chester, NJ1,5570958958
Leadwood, MO1,5572441,7111,956
Independence, WI1,5570969969
Cherokee, OK1,5573181,2711,588
Tripoli, IA1,5571309341,064
West Salem, OH1,5571401,2061,346
Source: The West 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.