The City of Salem had a population of 6,304 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||4,689|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,551|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,240|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.31|
|Population in Households||6,107|
|Population in Familes||4,744|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||197|
|Median Household Income||$36,509|
|Average Household Income||$48,797|
|Per Capita Income||$20,448|
|Total Housing Units||2,935 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,639 (55.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||954 (32.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||342 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,033|
|Average Home Value||$139,405|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.81%|
|Per Capita Income||2.5%|
The table below compares Salem to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 384||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 626||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 561||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.