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Salem, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Salem had a population of 7,353 as of July 1, 2016.

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.

The City of Salem is located within Township of Salem, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

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, 2016.


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Salem, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,353
Population in Households 7,083
Population in Familes 5,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 270
Population Density1 1,059
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,092
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,928
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,994 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,098 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $73,426
Average Home Value $90,627
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,132
Average Household Income $50,494
Per Capita Income $21,659
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.24%
Households -0.16% -0.16%
Families -0.38% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Salem, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salem to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 281 80th
Population Density1 # 719 48th
Diversity Index2 # 687 50th
Median Household Income # 1192 13th
Per Capita Income # 1090 20th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.