Living in Salem, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Salem SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Salem, IL Crime Report

360
Total Crimes
5,048.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
96.56%
Above National Average

Salem, IL Cost Of Living

80
Salem's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Salem, Illinois Info Snack

Population
7,100
Unemployment
11.2%
Poverty
24.1%
Median Home
$75,800
Median Income
$40,434
Median Rent
$574

Salem, IL Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Salem in Illinois

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Map Of Salem, IL

Population over time in Salem

Year Population % Change
2017 7,100 0.8%
2016 7,044 1.6%
2015 6,930 -1.8%
2014 7,054 -1.1%
2013 7,135 -1.6%
2012 7,253 -2.1%
2011 7,407 -0.9%
2010 7,475 0.0%
2009 7,473 -
Crime/100k Salem IL USA
Violent Crime 252.4 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 14.0 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 154.3 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 4796.0 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 589.0 306.7 376.0
Larceny 4024.7 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 182.3 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Salem

White
93.5% (6,642)
African American
1.0% (72)
American Indian
0.4% (26)
Asian
1.2% (83)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (13)
Two Or More
1.8% (129)
Hispanic
1.9% (135)
Race Salem IL USA
White 93.5% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 1.0% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.9% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Salem, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.5% (60,329)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (49,683)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.4% (116,164)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (74,288)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.5% (124,208)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (124,445)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (63,168)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.3% (73,105)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (18,453)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (6,151)
Income Salem IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.4% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.5% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.3% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Salem

Female
51.9% (3,686)
Male
48.1% (3,414)
Gender Salem IL USA
Female 51.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Salem for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (213)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (497)
High School / GED
39.0% (2,769)
Some College
24.0% (1,704)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (781)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (639)
Master's Degree
6.0% (426)
Professional Degree
1.0% (71)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Salem IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

2 Reviews & Comments About Salem

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

James Steevens

I live in Salem, not the best city but not as bad as prople makes it sound. I'm sure almost every small city has drugs around. There are way way worse cites


melani hughes

Wow this s***s crazy i live in Salem and i love it

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