The unemployment rate in Salem is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Salem jobs have decreased by 0.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 26.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Salem, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Dent county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Salem's population is 4,939 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Salem is $90,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%. Check out the homes in the area
Salem public schools spend $8,329 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Salem. More Education