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Demographics

People

Total Population1,367
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens21.4%
Employed Population 16+692
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married58.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,038
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,148
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$638
Median House Value$87,700

Ancestry

German56%
Norwegian15.8%
Irish14.1%
Swedish7.7%
Dutch6.1%
English4.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.5%
Danishn3%
Austrian1.8%
Scottish0.8%
Greek0.8%
Luxemburger0.7%
US/American0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Russian0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Czech0.5%
Italian0.4%
Romanian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Polish0.1%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
County McCook County
Standard Zip Codes57058
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.72
Approximate Longitude-97.38

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)

StationBRIDGEWATER
Distance13.3 miles
Jan Temp3 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip25.5 inches
StationALEXANDRIA
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 27 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip22.7 inches
StationHOWARD
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip23.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bridgewater445$53,750
Canistota682$47,750
Canova96$72,188
Humboldt719$65,875
Montrose464$66,797
Spencer131$48,125

Salem Public Schools

Goldenview Colony School - 04
25473 438th Ave
ZIP: 57058
(605) 425-2264
Primary
Total Enrollment 18
Mccook Central Elementary - 02
200 E Essex
ZIP: 57058
(605) 425-2264
Primary
Total Enrollment 164
Mccook Central High School - 01
200 E Essex
ZIP: 57058
(605) 425-2264
High
Total Enrollment 125
Mccook Central Middle School - 03
200 E Essex
ZIP: 57058
(605) 425-2264
Middle
Total Enrollment 80

Salem Private Schools

Salem St Mary's Elementary School
205 W Essex
ZIP: 57058
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
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