Salem, New Hampshire 

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Population

28,898

12% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$78,395

Avg. Home Price

$280,800

Best Places to Live in Salem, New Hampshire

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

City: Salem
Zip Codes: 03079
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Salem is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salem jobs have increased by 2.10%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 31.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Salem's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Salem's population is 28,898 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.24%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 13 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Salem is $280,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -15.04%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Salem public schools spend $14,120 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.7 students per teacher in Salem. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Salem

It's a good time to buy in Salem. Home Appreciation is up 2.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Salem Real Estate.

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Reviews for Salem    1 Reviews
cost of living - 1/23/2010
The cost of living is not bad, but the rents are high, and so are the tax's. Crime is very low and what crime does exist is usually perpertrated by non-residents and out... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN SALEM, NEW HAMPSHIRE
03079