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Demographics

People

Total Population2,664
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens19.9%
Employed Population 16+1,317
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married54.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,648
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,827
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone28.6%
Median Gross Rent$814
Median House Value$151,700

Ancestry

German19.3%
Irish18.1%
English15.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.8%
Italian9.4%
French Except Basque7.8%
Scottish5%
Dutch3.5%
Canadian3.2%
Polish2.2%
Norwegian1.9%
Welsh1.3%
Swedish1.1%
Greek1.1%
Ukrainian0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Finnish0.6%
Russian0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Guyanese0.6%
Czech0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Lithuanian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
County Washington County
Standard Zip Codes12865
Phone Area Codes518
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.17
Approximate Longitude-73.32

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
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp9 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp56 to 82 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationGLENS FALLS AP
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationSARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hudson Falls7,202$50,914
Schuylerville1,653$67,273

Salem Public Libraries

Bancroft Public Library
181 MAIN STREET
Salem, New York
(518) 854-7463

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Salem Public Schools

Salem Elementary School
41 E Broadway
ZIP: 12865
(518) 854-9505
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Salem High School
41 E Broadway
ZIP: 12865
(518) 854-7600
High
Total Enrollment 244
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