Salem Information

Salem Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Salem, NH

General Salem Information

State: New Hampshire

County: Rockingham County

Close cities: Derry, NH, Plaistow, NH, Atkinson, NH, Pelham, NH, Windham, NH, East Hampstead, NH, Hampstead, NH

Salem Population (census data)
Total 29,498 (+5.0% since 2000)
Male 14,683 (49.8%)
Female 14,815 (50.2%)

Population Density: 1,194 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 119.7 (US Avg is 100)

Salem Elevation: 131 feet above sea level

Land Area: 24.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $75,851

Zip Codes: 03079.

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Salem Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (24.0%)
  • Italian (20.1%)
  • English (16.1%)
  • French (15.0%)
  • French Canadian (8.3%)
  • German (7.4%)
Foriegn Born: 1,803 people (6.1%)
  • Asia (36.9%)
  • Europe (32.3%)
  • North America (16.9%)
  • Latin America (13.8%)

Local Salem Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Harvard University, Boston University, Northeastern University, University of New Hampshire

Salem School Information

High Schools
Salem High School (44 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)
Elementary Schools
Mary A Fisk Elementary School (14 Main Street, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)
North Salem Elementary School (140 Zion Hill Road, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)
William T Barron Elementary School (55 Butler Street, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Dr. L F Soule School (173 South Policy Street, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)
Walter F Haigh School (24 School Street, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)
William E Lancaster School (54 Millville Street, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)
Woodbury School (0206 Main Street, Salem, NH, 03079 - Salem School District District)

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