Salem, OH Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
436
Total Crimes
3,723.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
44.97%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Salem, OH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Salem is 3,723.3 per 100,000 people. That's 44.97% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 51.53% higher than the Ohio total crime rate of 2,457.1 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
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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 436 3,723.3 2,457.1 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 4.8 5.0
Robbery 3 25.6 78.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 14 119.6 151.2 246.8
Violent Crime 22 187.9 279.9 368.9
Burglary 34 290.4 412.2 376.0
Larceny 370 3,159.7 1,594.6 1,594.6
Car Theft 10 85.4 170.3 228.9
Property Crime 414 3,535.4 2,177.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Salem

22
Violent Crimes
187.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-49.07%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 532.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Salem each year. That compares to a 1 in 357.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Salem is 187.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -49.07% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -32.89% lower than the Ohio violent crime rate of 279.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Salem

414
Property Crimes
3,535.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
60.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Salem each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Salem is 3,535.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 60.74% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 62.39% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 2,177.1 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 21,723 558 2,568.7 2,370.8 197.9
Struthers, OH 10,193 152 1,491.2 1,383.3 107.9
Girard, OH 9,304 260 2,794.5 2,493.6 300.9
Campbell, OH 7,844 45 573.7 471.7 102.0
Canfield, OH 7,220 52 720.2 678.7 41.6
Columbiana, OH 6,218 38 611.1 530.7 80.4
Sebring, OH 4,217 83 1,968.2 1,873.4 94.9
Lisbon, OH 2,653 24 904.6 753.9 150.8
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