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Demographics

People

Total Population767
Male Share of the Population44.7%
Female Share of the Population55.3%
Senior Citizens30.8%
Employed Population 16+241
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married54.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.6%
Median Earnings25+$25,893
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,889
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,556
% Above Poverty Level82.2%
% Below Poverty Level17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34%
Median Gross Rent$475
Median House Value$75,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.9%
German11.7%
English11.5%
Irish9.4%
Italian5.3%
French Except Basque2.1%
Scottish1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Russian0.4%
Polish0.4%
Greek0.3%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
County Livingston County
Standard Zip Codes42078
Phone Area Codes270
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.26
Approximate Longitude-88.23

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)

StationSMITHLAND LOCK & DAM
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip47 inches
StationGILBERTSVILLE KY DAM
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationBROOKPORT DAM 52
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 42 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Calvert City2,544$67,898
Eddyville2,591$50,787
Fredonia487$60,893
Kuttawa699$64,688
Marion2,997$41,302
Smithland305$33,472

Salem Hospitals

Livingston Hospital And Healthcare Services
(Non-profit)
131 Hospital Drive
(270) 988-2299
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