New Salem strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):
College Educated Adults
Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
Comparing New Salem to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Nearest Medium City||28 miles NE of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||65 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||01355, 01364|
|Phone Area Codes||978|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||9 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||32 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||56 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||35 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||46.1 inches|
|Jan Temp||11 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||45.5 inches|
|Station||BIRCH HILL DAM|
|Jan Temp||8 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||30 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||55 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||32 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||45.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.88|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.5%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||8||0.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||988|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||9.4%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.3%|
|Trinidadian and Tobagonian||0.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, New Salem, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Blissville (01364)
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