The City of Salem had a population of 6,372 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||6,175|
|Population in Familes||4,761|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||197|
|Median Household Income||$37,406|
|Average Household Income||$50,891|
|Per Capita Income||$21,364|
|Total Housing Units||2,959 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,649 (55.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||982 (33.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||328 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$94,586|
|Average Home Value||$141,551|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.83%|
|Per Capita Income||4.27%|
The table below compares Salem to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 103||85th|
|Population Density||# 249||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 416||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 633||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 557||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.