Reported Annual Crime In Salem

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,999 (estimate)2,8162,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalem/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.441.7
Robberyn/an/an/a99.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a254.6248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)425 (estimate)399383
Burglaryn/an/an/a452.1430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,733.81,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a231.0237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,574 (estimate)2,4172,362

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The Salem crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Salem as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Salem crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Salem is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.22 daily crimes that occur in Salem.
  • Salem is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Salem has decreased by 6%.

Compare Salem, IN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Salem (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Salem (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salem

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salem is 1 in 236
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salem is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Salem is 1 in 34

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

Salem police department

ItemSalemIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)158,766558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palmyra, IN1,2891649951,159
Crothersville, IN1,4571751,0581,232
New Pekin, IN1,5041871,1331,320
Borden, IN8184612,7953,256
Little York, IN1774652,8163,280
Livonia, IN1215033,0463,549
Hardinsburg, IN1845483,3193,867
Salem, IN6,2144252,5742,999

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Princeton, KY6,2152143,9784,191
South Gate Ridge, FL6,2123221,9812,303
Indian River Estates, FL6,2124192,5813,000
Willis, TX6,2176512,4963,147
Saranap, CA6,211146812958
Salem, IN6,2144252,5742,999
Source: The Salem, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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