Salem Essex County, Massachusetts
Salem: City in Massachusetts, United States
Salem is a city located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 41,340 and a population density of 872 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 43,581 inhabitants.
The city was created 396 years ago in 1625.
Salem Quick Facts
|Population :||43,581 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Massachusetts (United States)|
|County :||Essex County|
|Head of government :||mayor|
|Postal code :||01970|
|Area :||47.4 km2|
|Official name :||Salem|
|Altitude :||26 feet / 8 meters|
|Capital city :||Salem is capital of Essex County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1626 (396 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00|
|Local time :||15:56:09 (23rd May 2022)|
|Density :||919 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||5.14% (2010-2020)|
Salem is located at 42°31'10"N 70°53'48"W (42.5195400, -70.8967200).
- Official Website
Official website of Salem
Kimberley Driscoll ,
The population of Salem increased by 5.14% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||389,938|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||382,437|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||2.0%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||397,532|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||382,368|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||7.0%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||25.2%|
|People over 65 (%) :||14.0%|
|Female persons, % :||50.8%|
|White only, percent :||74.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||10.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||1.0%|
|Asians alone % :||5.1%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.1%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||4.4%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||17.2%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||62.8%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||23,198|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||10.2%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||58.8%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||58.8%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$133,400|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$1,242|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$470|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$809|
|2015-2019 Households :||153,279|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||2.51|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||81.9%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||17.4%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||88.6%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||81.1%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||88.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||30.1%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||10.1%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||13.9%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||66.7%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||62.0%|
|Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) :||918,849|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||3,313,760|
|Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) :||10,181,670|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||6,284,947|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$16,300|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||18.6|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$52,620|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$28,806|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||15.9%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||31,140|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||16,025|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||10,507|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||5,635|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||23,907|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||2,693|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||26,061|
|2010 population per square mile :||2,400.4|
|2010 land area in square miles :||159.29|
Best Things to Do in Salem
1 Salem Witch Museum
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2 Salem Willows Park
165 Fort Ave, Salem, MA 01970, United States ➦ Show Map
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3 The Witch House at Salem
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4 Salem Witch Trials Memorial
24 Liberty St, Salem, MA 01970, United States ➦ Show Map
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5 Salem Maritime National Historic Site
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Where to Stay in Salem
1 Clipper Ship Inn
40 Bridge St, Salem, MA 01970, United States ➦ Show Map
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2 Northey Street House
30 Northey St, Salem, MA 01970, United States ➦ Show Map
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Other Places in Salem
1 Salem City Hall
93 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970 ➦ Show Map
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2 Salem City Hall Annex
98 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970 ➦ Show Map
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People born in Salem (200)
- Norman D. Vaughan (American writer and musher) he was born in 19/12/1905
- Kyle Cooper (American graphic designer) he was born in 13/07/1962
- William Crowninshield Endicott (American politician and judge (1826-1900)) he was born in 19/11/1826
- Samuel McIntire (American architect) he was born in 16/01/1757
- George Cabot (American Senator (1752-1823)) he was born in 03/12/1752
- Timothy Pickering (American statesman (1745-1829)) he was born in 17/07/1745
- Benjamin Peirce (American mathematician) he was born in 04/04/1809
- William Hickling Prescott (American Historian and Hispanist) he was born in 04/05/1796
- Harriet Low (American writer) she was born in 18/05/1809
- Patricia S. Goldman-Rakic (American neuroscientist) she was born in 22/04/1937
- Mary Curtis Verna (singer) she was born in 09/05/1921
- Andy Buckley (American actor) he was born in 13/02/1965
- Richard Joseph Malone (Catholic bishop) he was born in 19/03/1946
- Arthur Bowler (American author) he was born in 05/09/1950
- Arthur Foote (American composer) he was born in 05/03/1853
- Gardner Dozois (American science fiction editor) he was born in 23/07/1947
- Stephen Palfrey Webb (American politician (1804-1879)) he was born in 20/03/1804
- Benjamin Goodhue (American politician (1748-1814)) he was born in 20/09/1748
Schools in Salem
College & universities near Salem, MA
|167729||Salem State University||Salem (MA)||01970|
Amtrak & bus stations near Salem, MA
|WOB||Anderson Regional Transportation Center||100 Atlantic Ave.||RAIL|
|BON||North Station||100 Legends Way||RAIL|
|BOS||South Station||2 South Station||RAIL|
|BBY||Back Bay station||145 Dartmouth St.||RAIL|
|HHL||Haverhill station||Washington Street at Railroad Square||RAIL|
Post offices near Salem
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Salem Post Office||Salem (MA)||01970|
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Other cities in Essex County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County , MA. (more)
|Lynn||94,539||City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Lawrence||80,007||City in Massachusetts, United States|
|Haverhill||64,098||City in Massachusetts|
|Peabody||53,063||City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Methuen||50,910||City in Massachusetts|
|South Peabody||50,293||City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States of America|
|Beverly||42,242||City in Massachusetts, USA|
|Beverly Cove||40,365||City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States of America|
|Andover||36,554||Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States|
|North Andover||31,460||Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Gloucester||30,539||City on Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States|
|Saugus||28,542||Town in Massachusetts|
|Danvers||27,571||Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Marblehead||20,551||Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Newburyport||18,495||City in Massachusetts|
|Amesbury||17,537||City in Massachusetts|
Distance to Other Cities
Salem distances to largest Massachusetts cities