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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 87%
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/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,629 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)522 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,107 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Salem crime rates are 79% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Salem are 37% higher than the national average
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Salem is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Salem has decreased by 15%

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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 192
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salem is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Salem is 1 in 22

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

      Salem police department

      ItemSalemGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

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      Reynolds, GA1,3880202202
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      Sunset Village, GA9104473,5183,965
      Culloden, GA2674713,7064,176
      Salem, GA3435224,1074,629

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      Salem, GA3435224,1074,629
      Source: The Salem, GA 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.