Salem, UT
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Salem is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 68% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Salem is one in 96. Compared to communities within Utah, Salem‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 73% 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.

For Salem, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Salem than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1869, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 101.

Salem Crime Data

 
Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Salem Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

74

78

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

9.90

10.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Salem 0.54
Utah 2.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,869

in Salem

1 in 424

in Utah
Salem VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,475
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.00 0.40
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Salem 9.90
Utah 29.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Salem

1 in 34

in Utah
Salem Property CRIMES
Population: 7,475
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 66 0
Rate per 1,000 1.07 8.83 0.00
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Salem Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Salem 8
Utah 42