Salem, New Mexico 

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Population

737

+53.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$19,688

Median Home Price

$174,900

Best Places to Live in Salem, New Mexico

Small city/College town - South-central New Mexico along Rio Grande Valley, 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas. April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Salem, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Pleasant winters
-Future job growth
-Historic interest
Cons
-Isolation
-Air quality
-Entertainment

Local Listings in Salem
 $735,000 
1410 Ted Brown Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1275 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Las Cruces Metro Area

Las Cruces is a small agricultural and transportation center and home to 17,000 New Mexico State University students. It is also the gateway to historic, geologic, and recreational sites, including White Sands National Monument to the northeast. The downtown is small, clean, and quiet, with an old-west style historic district converted to a pedestrian mall. The campus lies south of downtown with commercial/retail areas just east.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Salem
Zip Codes: 87941
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3881 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Salem is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salem jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 20.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Salem's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Dona Ana county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Salem's population is 737 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 53.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Salem is $174,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Salem public schools spend $11,540 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Salem. More Education


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$735,000
1410 Ted Brown Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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