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Salem, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 5 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Salem is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 83% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Salem is one in 203. Compared to communities within New York, Salem‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 79% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Salem has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Salem is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Salem does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Salem.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Salem has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Salem's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Salem is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Salem than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 203.

Salem Crime Data

 

Crime Index

83

(100 is safest)


Safer than 83% of U.S. Cities

Salem Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

4

4

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

4.93

4.93

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.0
3.48
National Median: 4
    Salem
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Salem

1 in 287

in New York State

Salem VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 811
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
4.93
13.5
National Median: 19
    Salem
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 203

in Salem

1 in 74

in New York State

Salem Property CRIMES

Population: 811
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Salem Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
1
36
National Median: 26.9
    Salem
    New York