Salem Marion County, Illinois

Salem: City in Illinois

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About

Salem is a city located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,485 and a population density of 407 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,952 inhabitants.

William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home image
William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home
William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home image

Geography

Salem is located at 38°37'37"N 88°56'44"W (38.6269900, -88.9456200).

Salem map

Weather

Salem forecast: Cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 7 mph. more

Salem Quick Facts

Population : 6,952 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Marion County
Postal code : 62881
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 18.39 km2
Continent : North America
Capital city : Salem is capital of Marion County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:21:45 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 378 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.67% (2010-2020)
Weather : 48℉ Cloudy 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Salem decreased by 7.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,485 - census
2011 7,394 -1.23% estimation process
2012 7,368 -0.35% estimation process
2013 7,306 -0.85% estimation process
2014 7,283 -0.32% estimation process
2015 7,238 -0.62% estimation process
2016 7,172 -0.92% estimation process
2017 7,112 -0.84% estimation process
2018 7,044 -0.97% estimation process
2019 7,011 -0.47% estimation process
2020 6,952 -0.85% estimation process

Salem zip code is 62881. County name: Marion, County fips: 17121

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People born in Salem (12)

People born in Salem, including United States Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan, musician Bill Laswell, politician Charles Wayland Bryan, you can see a list of people who born in Salem.

  • Clifford Coffin (American photographer) he was born in 18/06/1913
  • Rockette Morton (American bass guitarist) he was born in 14/07/1949
  • Charles Wesley Vursell (American politician) he was born in 08/02/1881
  • John C. Martin (American politician) he was born in 29/04/1880
  • Phillip Leckrone (American RAF World War II pilot) he was born in 01/01/1912
  • William G. Kline (American college football player, college football coach, college baseball coach, college basketball coach, university professor, author) he was born in 21/06/1882
  • Jess Marlow (American journalist) he was born in 29/11/1929
  • Morrie Steevens (American baseball player) he was born in 07/10/1940
  • Erastus D. Telford (American politician and lawyer) he was born in 23/04/1874

Schools in Salem

College & universities near Salem, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146366 Kaskaskia College Centralia (IL) 62801
145372 Greenville University Greenville (IL) 62246

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Salem, IL

Code Name Address Type
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS

Post offices near Salem

Post Office Name City ZIP
Salem Post Office Salem (IL) 62881
Odin Post Office Odin (IL) 62870
Alma Post Office Alma (IL) 62807
Iuka Post Office Iuka (IL) 62849
Kell Post Office Kell (IL) 62853

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  • Salem , Oregon city and capital of Oregon, USA with a population of 175,891 people.
  • Salem , Massachusetts city in Massachusetts, United States with a population of 43,581 people.
  • Salem , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire, United States with a population of 30,641 people.
  • Salem , Virginia City in Page County, Virginia, United States with a population of 25,340 people.
  • Salem , Utah city in Utah County, Utah, United States with a population of 8,866 people.
  • Salem , Michigan township in Washtenaw County, Michigan with a population of 6,464 people.
  • Salem , Pennsylvania township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania with a population of 6,367 people.
  • Salem , Indiana city in Washington Township, Washington County, Indiana, United States with a population of 6,236 people.
  • Salem , Indiana city in Washington Township, Washington County, Indiana, United States with a population of 6,217 people.
  • Salem , Missouri city in Missouri, United States with a population of 4,874 people.
  • Salem , New Jersey city in Salem County, New Jersey, USA with a population of 4,713 people.
  • Salem , Connecticut town in New London County, Connecticut, United States with a population of 4,083 people.
  • Salem , New York city in Washington Township, Washington County, Indiana, United States with a population of 2,607 people.
  • Salem , North Carolina township in Burke County, North Carolina with a population of 2,218 people.
  • Salem , Arkansas city in Arkansas, United States with a population of 1,655 people.
  • Salem , West Virginia city in West Virginia with a population of 1,511 people.
  • Salem , Ohio city in Ohio with a population of 956 people.
  • Salem , Kentucky city in Kentucky, United States with a population of 717 people.
  • Salem , Wisconsin civil town in Kenosha County, Wisconsin with a population of 529 people.
  • Salem , Iowa city in Iowa, United States with a population of 380 people.
  • Salem , Kansas city (possibly historical) with a population of 305 people.
  • Salem , South Dakota city in South Dakota, United States of America with a population of 153 people.
  • Salem , South Carolina town in South Carolina, United States with a population of 153 people.
  • Salem , Nebraska village in Nebraska, United States with a population of 103 people.

Other cities in Marion County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marion County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Centralia 12,142 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Sandoval 1,205 Village in Marion County, Illinois, United States
Wamac 1,117 City in Marion County, Illinois, United States
Central City 1,107 City in Illinois, USA
Odin 1,004 Village in Illinois
Kinmundy 919 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Tonti 903 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Patoka 544 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Iuka 495 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Junction City 468 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Omega 466 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Hickory Hill 398 City in Cook County, Illinois, United States
Alma 302 City in Illinois, USA
Kell 204 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Vernon 119 Village in Illinois, United States
Walnut Hill 101 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Salem distances to largest Illinois cities