Salem, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Salem is 674, a change of -23.50% when compared to 2014. With an area of 0.86 square miles, this works out to a population density of 788.19 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 294, with an average household size of 2.09.
Salem's 2018 unemployment rate was 5.65%.
The average household income in Salem for 2018 was $49,481, while the median was $37,300.

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Salem Fertility Rate

4 estimated births

Salem Household Characteristics

Salem Median Age over Time

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Type of Housing

Salem Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $844

Salem Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $543

Salem Average Commute

Salem Primary Transportation

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Salem Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Salem city, Kentucky 881
2015 Salem city, Kentucky 809
2016 Salem city, Kentucky 767
2017 Salem city, Kentucky 822
2018 Salem city, Kentucky 674