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Crime rate in Salem, Indiana (IN): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Salem, IN compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Salem, IN

The 2009 crime rate in Salem, IN is 31 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 8.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 10.4% U.S. cities. The 2009 Salem crime rate rose by 2% compared to 2008. In the last 5 years Salem has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Salem, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Salem:

30.7
Scottsburg:

239.6
Austin:

307.8
Brownstown:

209.3
Georgetown:

49.4
Sellersburg:

64.4
Charlestown:

190.1
New Albany:

319.5
Seymour:

280.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Salem by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(186.0)
2
(30.8)
8
(122.0)
5
(76.5)
6
(91.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(155.0)
14
(215.5)
13
(198.2)
7
(107.1)
3
(45.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(217.0)
9
(138.5)
11
(167.7)
12
(183.6)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index56.726.845.030.130.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Indiana as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Salem is 139 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2009
Salem:

61.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Salem:

38.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Salem:

61.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Salem:

15.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Salem:

93.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Salem:

33.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Salem:

13.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Salem:

20.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2009
Salem:

9.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Salem:

30.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Salem:

48.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Salem:

50.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Salem:

41.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Salem:

45.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Salem:

43.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Salem:

48.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Salem, IN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 47167.