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Demographics

People

Total Population149
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens28.2%
Employed Population 16+68
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.6%
Median Earnings25+$21,346
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,143
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$75,000

Ancestry

English18.1%
Irish14.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
German5.4%
Welsh3.4%
Scottish2.7%
Italian1.3%
French Except Basque0.7%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oconee County
Standard Zip Codes29676
Phone Area Codes864
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.89
Approximate Longitude-82.97

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 5 NNE
Distance4.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 50 F
Apr Temp43 to 71 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip66.8 inches
StationWALHALLA
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 52 F
Apr Temp42 to 73 F
Jul Temp64 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 73 F
Annual Precip60.6 inches
StationLONGCREEK
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp27 to 50 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip62.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Norris839$52,500
Pickens3,166$41,310
Seneca8,228$51,904
Six Mile814$69,632
Walhalla4,263$28,203
West Union305$29,861

Salem Public Schools

Tamassee-salem Middle/high
4 Eagle Lane
ZIP: 29676
(864) 886-4545
Other
Total Enrollment 301
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