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Demographics

People

Total Population4,974
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens23.5%
Employed Population 16+1,746
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married36.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.8%
Median Earnings25+$25,570
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$9,199
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,210

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,675
% Above Poverty Level69.1%
% Below Poverty Level30.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone37.6%
Median Gross Rent$444
Median House Value$82,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
Irish15.1%
German13.5%
English12.9%
French Except Basque3.9%
Scottish2.2%
Dutch1.8%
Italian1.5%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Polish0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dent County
Standard Zip Codes65560
Phone Area Codes573
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.63
Approximate Longitude-91.53

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)

StationSALEM
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationCOOK STATION
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 70 F
Jul Temp63 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 72 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationLICKING 4 N
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bunker449$36,250
Edgar Springs252$34,375
Licking2,957$37,321
St. James4,156$48,169
Steelville1,903$42,938
Viburnum746$55,417

Salem Public Libraries

Salem Public Library
403 N JACKSON ST
Salem, Missouri
(573) 729-4331

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Salem Public Schools

Dent-phelps Elem.
27870 Hwy C
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-4680
Primary
Total Enrollment 298
Green Forest Elem.
6111 Hwy F
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-3902
Primary
Total Enrollment 192
North Wood Elem.
3734 N. Hwy 19
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-4607
Primary
Total Enrollment 209
Oak Hill Elem.
6200 S Hwy 19
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-5618
Primary
Total Enrollment 115
Ozark Hills School
100 S Warfel St
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-6488
Other
Total Enrollment 11
Salem Middle School
1400 Tiger Pride Dr
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-6642
Middle
Total Enrollment 246
Salem Sr. High
1400 Tiger Pride Dr
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-6642
High
Total Enrollment 604
Salem Upper Elem.
1601 S Doss Rd
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-6642
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
Wm. H. Lynch Elem.
101 N Main St
ZIP: 65560
(573) 729-6642
Primary
Total Enrollment 253

Salem Private Schools

New Harmony Christian Academy
5841 Highway 32 W
ZIP: 65560
Elementary
Total Enrollment 42
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