Salem, New Hampshire 

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Population

28,951

+0.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$78,395

Median Home Price

$346,900

Boston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Salem, New Hampshire

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Salem, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Salem, NH Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living


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

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Country: United States
State: New Hampshire
County: Rockingham County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
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 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salem jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 17.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Salem's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Rockingham county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.2% to 48.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Salem's population is 28,951 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Salem is Real Estate: $346,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Salem

It's a good time to buy in Salem. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Salem is $346,900.

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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

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