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Demographics

People

Total Population1,935
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens19.8%
Employed Population 16+750
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married32.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.1%
Median Earnings25+$25,426
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,472

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,000
% Above Poverty Level70.7%
% Below Poverty Level29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.5%
Median Gross Rent$492
Median House Value$66,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.2%
Irish15.2%
English11.3%
German10.6%
French Except Basque2.9%
Italian2.1%
Polish2%
Scottish1.9%
Slovak1.6%
African1.1%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fulton County
Standard Zip Codes72576
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.37
Approximate Longitude-91.82

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)

StationMAMMOTH SPRING
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches
StationEVENING SHADE 1 NNE
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp21 to 47 F
Apr Temp43 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 94 F
Oct Temp44 to 75 F
Annual Precip48.4 inches
StationCALICO ROCK 2 WSW
Distance26 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp41 to 70 F
Jul Temp64 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 73 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ash Flat1,067$30,231
Cherokee Village4,669$44,569
Franklin199$55,625
Horseshoe Bend2,499$33,516
Oxford616$45,000
Viola430$45,938

Salem Hospitals

Fulton County Hospital
(Government - Local)
679 North Main Street
(870) 895-2691

Salem Public Schools

Salem Elementary School
313 Hwy 62 E Ste 4
ZIP: 72576
Primary
Total Enrollment 421
Salem High School
313 Hwy 62 E Ste 2
ZIP: 72576
High
Total Enrollment 345
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