The unemployment rate in Salem is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salem jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 10.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Salem city county remained very strongly Republican, 58.9% to 39.4%. More Voting Stats
Salem's population is 25,521 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Salem is Real Estate: $174,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.7%.
Salem public schools spend $14,357 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Salem. More Education