The City of Salem had a population of 7,291 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Salem is located at latitude 38.6277 and longitude -88.9576 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salem (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 541 feet.
The City of Salem (GNIS ID: 2396526) 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||5,835|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,866|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||9,701|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.33|
|Population in Households||7,022|
|Population in Familes||5,493|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||269|
|Median Household Income||$39,256|
|Average Household Income||$52,457|
|Per Capita Income||$22,441|
|Total Housing Units||3,451 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,966 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,095 (31.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||390 (11.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$73,648|
|Average Home Value||$91,662|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.7%|
|Per Capita Income||2.94%|
The table below compares Salem to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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||# 283||79th|
|Population Density||# 723||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 666||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 1202||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1103||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.