Salem Information

Salem Information

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

General Salem Information

State: New Jersey

County: Salem County

Close cities: Bridgeton, NJ, Woodbury Heights, NJ, Hancocks Bridge, NJ, Pennsville, NJ, Woodstown, NJ, Quinton, NJ, Carneys Point, NJ, Alloway, NJ

Salem Population (census data)
Total 5,678 (-2.4% since 2000)
Male 2,535 (44.6%)
Female 3,143 (55.4%)

Population Density: 2,176 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 98.4 (US Avg is 100)

Salem Elevation: 19 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.61 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,188

Zip Codes: 08079.

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Salem Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (56.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (6.9%)
  • English (4.9%)
  • Irish (4.7%)
  • Italian (3.8%)
  • United States (3.5%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)

Salem School Information

High Schools
Salem High (219 Walnut Street, Salem, NJ, 08079 - Salem City District)
Middle Schools
Salem Middle (51 New Market Street, Salem, NJ, 08079 - Salem City District)
Other/Private Schools
Elsinboro Township (631 Salem-Fort Elfsborg Road, Salem, NJ, 08079 - Elsinboro Township District)
John Fenwick (183 Smith Street, Salem, NJ, 08079 - Salem City District)
Lower Alloways Creek (967 Main Street Canton, Salem, NJ, 08079 - Lower Alloways Creek Town District)
Mannington (495 Route 45, Salem, NJ, 08079 - Mannington Township District)

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