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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 36%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem city/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,673 (estimate)3,4572,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a72.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a52.986.2
Assaultn/an/an/a410.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)263 (estimate)544381
Burglaryn/an/an/a636.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a236.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,410 (estimate)2,9132,200

Key findings

  • Salem city crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Salem city are 31% lower than the national average
  • In Salem city you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Salem city is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Salem city has decreased by 5%

Salem city crime map

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      Daily Crime In Salem city (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salem city

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salem city is 1 in 380
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salem city is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Salem city is 1 in 60

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

      Salem city police department

      ItemSalem cityArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haskell, AR4,3764097741,183
      Salem, AR2,5713128721,184
      Cammack Village, AR9692201,1771,397
      Shannon Hills, AR3,6142401,2821,522
      Avilla, AR9942811,5041,785
      Landmark, AR3,0452821,5111,793
      East End, AR7,1484292,2952,723
      Salem city, AR1,9352631,4101,673

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lakin, KS1,9351921,1531,345
      Elida, OH1,93593725819
      Auburn, MI1,935169621789
      Cooperstown, NY1,935105433538
      Kapaau, HI1,9351161,3421,458
      Salem city, AR1,9352631,4101,673
      Source: The Salem city, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.