Salem, OH Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
363
Total Crimes
3,117.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
25.87%
Above National Average
313 out of 373
In Ohio
7,942 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Salem, OH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Salem is 3,117.5 per 100,000 people. That's 25.87% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 32.72% higher than the Ohio total crime rate of 2,348.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Salem SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

How Does Salem Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Salem
/ 100k People
Ohio
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 363 3,117.5 2,348.9 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 2 17.2 75.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 17 146.0 163.9 250.2
Violent Crime 22 188.9 293.2 366.7
Burglary 35 300.6 375.5 340.5
Larceny 299 2,567.8 1,520.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 60.1 159.7 219.9
Property Crime 341 2,928.5 2,055.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Salem

22.0
Violent Crimes
188.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-48.48%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 529.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Salem each year. That compares to a 1 in 341.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Salem is 188.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -48.48% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -35.55% lower than the Ohio violent crime rate of 293.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Salem

341.0
Property Crimes
2,928.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
38.80%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Salem each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Salem is 2,928.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.80% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 42.46% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 2,055.7 per 100,000 people.

Salem Crime Compared To Ohio Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Ohio.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Salem

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Youngstown, OH 64,282 2,713 4,220.5 3,554.6 665.8
Austintown, OH 35,029 709 2,024.0 1,904.1 119.9
Alliance, OH 21,536 586 2,721.0 2,591.0 130.0
Struthers, OH 10,148 170 1,675.2 1,497.8 177.4
Girard, OH 9,304 260 2,794.5 2,493.6 300.9
Campbell, OH 7,815 62 793.3 678.2 115.2
Canfield, OH 7,199 47 652.9 652.9 0.0
Columbiana, OH 6,209 51 821.4 789.2 32.2
Sebring, OH 4,200 99 2,357.1 2,238.1 119.0
Lisbon, OH 2,653 24 904.6 753.9 150.8
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