The City of Salem had a population of 6,246 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Salem is located at latitude 38.6046 and longitude -86.0975 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salem (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 748 feet.
The City of Salem (GNIS ID: 2396525) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salem population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||6,050|
|Population in Familes||4,707|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||196|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,932 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,631 (55.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||948 (32.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||353 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,767|
|Average Home Value||$131,093|
|Median Household Income||$35,906|
|Average Household Income||$47,011|
|Per Capita Income||$19,784|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.23%|
The table below compares Salem to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 107||84th|
|Population Density1||# 256||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 408||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 611||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 559||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.