South 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than South Salem. With an annual crime rate of only 0 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 3147. These crime statistics put South Salem in the elite group of the safest communities in both New York and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to South Salem, and we found that the crime rate in South Salem is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means South Salem is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how South 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 South Salem.

For South 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 South Salem than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 9441, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in South Salem compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in South Salem is just 0 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, South Salem is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

South Salem Crime Data

 

Crime Index

97

(100 is safest)


Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

South Salem Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

2

3

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.11

0.21

0.32

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.11
3.59
National Median: 4
    South Salem
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 9,441

in South Salem

1 in 279

in New York State

South Salem VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,441
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
0.21
13.73
National Median: 21
    South Salem
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 4,721

in South Salem

1 in 73

in New York State

South Salem Property CRIMES

Population: 9,441
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

South Salem Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
0
35
National Median: 28.3
    South Salem
    New York

Popular Neighborhoods in South Salem

Zip Codes in South Salem, NY