Salem, South Carolina

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Salem Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Oconee
Standard Zip Codes 29676
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.889
Longitude -82.976

Salem Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALEM 5 NNE
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 66.8 inches
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 42 to 73 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 73 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 62.9 inches
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Salem Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 126 100%
Male 58 46%
Female 68 54%
Under 18 30 23.8%
18+ 96 76.2%
65+ 28 22.2%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.94
White 120 95.2%
African-American 1 0.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Salem Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 130
Growth 4
Growth % 3.2%

Salem Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 37.2%
German 23.3%
US/American 14%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
English 11.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Salem 126 $33,125
Norris 847 $37,024
Pickens 3,012 $36,316
Seneca 7,652 $44,487
Six Mile 553 $51,667
Walhalla 3,801 $34,184
West Union 297 $35,000
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Serves 184 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.3

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