Salem, UT Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
70
Total Crimes
823.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-67.92%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Salem, UT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Salem is 823.9 per 100,000 people. That's -67.92% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -68.44% lower than the Utah total crime rate of 2,610.6 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

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Salem
/ 100k People
Utah
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 70 823.9 2,610.6 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 39.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1 11.8 136.6 246.8
Violent Crime 1 11.8 233.1 368.9
Burglary 10 117.7 315.3 376.0
Larceny 57 670.9 1,817.7 1,594.6
Car Theft 2 23.5 244.5 228.9
Property Crime 69 812.1 2,377.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Salem

1
Violent Crimes
11.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-96.81%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 8,496.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Salem each year. That compares to a 1 in 429.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Salem is 11.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -96.81% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -94.95% lower than the Utah violent crime rate of 233.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Salem

69
Property Crimes
812.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-63.08%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 123.1 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 812.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -63.08% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -65.84% lower than the Utah property crime rate of 2,377.5 per 100,000 people.

Salem Crime Compared To Utah Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Utah.
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
Provo, UT 117,986 2,297 1,946.8 1,771.4 175.4
Orem, UT 99,221 1,896 1,910.9 1,841.3 69.5
Spanish Fork, UT 40,095 364 907.8 877.9 29.9
Springville, UT 33,824 650 1,921.7 1,853.7 68.0
Payson, UT 20,079 328 1,633.5 1,583.7 49.8
Mapleton, UT 10,041 57 567.7 557.7 10.0
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