Living in Salem, IN

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Salem SnackAbility

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

Salem, IN Cost Of Living

84
Salem's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Salem, Indiana Info Snack

Salem is a city in Washington Township, Washington County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. Salem serves as the county seat. The population was 6,319 at the 2010 census.
Population
6,181
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
20.6%
Median Home
$83,800
Median Income
$34,775
Median Rent
$577

Salem, IN Photos

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Rankings for Salem in Indiana

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Map Of Salem, IN

Population over time in Salem

Year Population % Change
2017 6,181 -0.2%
2016 6,191 -0.4%
2015 6,214 -0.7%
2014 6,256 -0.1%
2013 6,264 -0.2%
2012 6,278 -0.4%
2011 6,302 -0.4%
2010 6,325 -0.2%
2009 6,338 -

Race / Ethnicity in Salem

White
96.5% (5,967)
African American
0.4% (24)
American Indian
0.6% (36)
Asian
0.1% (5)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (98)
Hispanic
0.8% (51)
Race Salem IN USA
White 96.5% 79.5% 61.1%
African American 0.4% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 2.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.8% 6.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Salem, Indiana

Less than $10,000
10.6% (65,789)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.6% (71,770)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (75,450)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.7% (97,074)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (94,543)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.8% (109,725)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (50,607)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (39,335)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.4% (2,300)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (11,501)
Income Salem IN USA
Less than $10,000 10.6% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.6% 4.6% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 10.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.7% 10.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.8% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 13.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.4% 4.4% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 3.8% 7.0%

Gender in Salem

Female
53.3% (3,291)
Male
46.7% (2,889)
Gender Salem IN USA
Female 53.3% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Salem for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (370)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (988)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,472)
Some College
14.0% (865)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (494)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (618)
Master's Degree
4.0% (247)
Professional Degree
1.0% (61)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (61)
Education Salem IN USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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