Salem, Indiana 

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Population

6,236

-2.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$32,644

Median Home Price

$133,500

Median Age

39.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.1 / 5.5

summer / winter

IN Gifts

Best Places to Live in Salem, Indiana

Mid-sized city - Northern Kentucky along the Ohio River at the Indiana border, 100 miles southwest of Cincinnati. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Salem, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Indiana
County: Washington County
Metro Area: Louisville Metro Area
City: Salem
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: -18.4% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 488 ft above sea level
Salem, IN Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Arts and culture
Attractive historic districts
Cons
Economic cycles
High pollen/allergy score
Commute times


What Bert Has To Say About Louisville Metro Area

Louisville (pronounced lou-ah-vul locally) is an industrial, shipping, and commercial center. It has a prosperous river-town character with a distinct Southern accent. Downtown contains a few modern buildings, but the skyline is indistinct overall. The shady historic districts east and south of town with gracious Southern-style Victorian era homes are far more interesting.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Salem is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salem jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 18.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Salem's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Salem, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Washington county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 75.1% to 22.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Salem's population is 6,236 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Salem is Real Estate: $133,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.4%.

SCHOOLS
Salem public schools spend $9,701 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Salem. More Education



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Housing Market in Salem

It's a good time to buy in Salem. Home Appreciation is up 8.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Salem is $133,500.
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Reviews for Salem   1 Reviews
Small town living with comforts of city life nearb - 3/2/2007
Salem is a rural community which has grown tremendously in the past thirty years, although still very much a small town. Most people may not actually KNOW you, but will... Read More

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