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People

Total Population 4,979
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 22%
Employed Population 16+ 1,655
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.2%
Median Earnings25+ $25,608
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,151
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,138

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,031
% Above Poverty Level 72.6%
% Below Poverty Level 27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.4%
Median Gross Rent $479
Median House Value $81,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 18.6%

Salem Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles SW of St. Peters, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Dent
Standard Zip Codes 65560
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.645
Longitude -91.535

Salem Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SALEM
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station COOK STATION
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station LICKING 4 N
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Salem, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Doss (65560)

Gladden (65560)

Maples (65560)

Shannondale (65560)

Sligo (65560)

Timber (65560)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bunker 432 $24,632
Edgar Springs 244 $36,719
Licking 2,992 $32,917

Salem Public Libraries

Library
Salem Public Library
102 NORTH JACKSON
Salem, Missouri
(573) 729-4331
Library Web Site

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Salem Hospitals

SALEM MEMORIAL DISTRICT HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
PO BOX 774 HIGHWAY 72 NORTH
(573) 729-6626
Emergency Service: Yes

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Salem High Schools

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SALEM SR. HIGH
1400 W THIRD ST
573-729-6641
Serves 509 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

OZARK HILLS STATE SCHOOL
100 S WARFEL ST
573-372-6488
Serves 13 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.7

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