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People

Total Population 7,015
Male Share of the Population 52.4%
Female Share of the Population 47.6%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,826
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 66.3%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.1%
Median Earnings25+ $42,756
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,953
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,333

Wealth

Median Family Income $80,000
% Above Poverty Level 91.3%
% Below Poverty Level 8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 11.1%
Median Gross Rent $919
Median House Value $261,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 30.8%
Irish 3.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Salem Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 327 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Utah
Metro Area Provo - Orem
Standard Zip Codes 84653
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.053
Longitude -111.672

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 SPANISH FORK PWR HOUSE
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Station BIRDSEYE
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 37 F
Apr Temp 26 to 59 F
Jul Temp 44 to 88 F
Oct Temp 26 to 66 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Station OLMSTEAD P H
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elk Ridge 2,856 $86,204
Mapleton 8,788 $95,580
Payson 19,313 $63,750
Santaquin 10,054 $64,930
Spanish Fork 36,916 $69,800
Woodland Hills 1,389 $96,354

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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