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Population (year 2000): 28,112. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,558 (+5.1% change)
Males: 13,994 (49.8%), Females: 14,118 (50.2%)

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $58,090 (year 2000)
Median house value: $168,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Salem:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.0%), Italian (20.1%), English (16.1%), French (15.0%), French Canadian (8.3%), German (7.4%).

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Elevation: 131 feet

Salem,

For population 25 years and over in Salem

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem town

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

6.4% Foreign born (2.4% Asia, 2.1% Europe, 1.1% North America, 0.9% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Lawrence, (6.4 miles pop. 72,043).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (33.2 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (235.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Methuen, (4.3 miles NH (5.1 miles Atkinson, NH (6.1 miles Hampstead, MA Lawrence, (6.4 miles NH (7.1 miles Windham, Andover, MA (7.7 miles North NH Plaistow, (8.0 miles MA Haverhill, (8.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 99 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 1997: 83 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 1998: 141 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 1999: 192 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2000: 120 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2001: 126 buildings, average cost: $200,600
  • 2002: 119 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2004: 86 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $192,600

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 71.20 W

Area code: 603

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.0%), Retail trade (15.2%), Educational,health and social services (14.3%).

Average climate in Salem, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Salem,

Salem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/29/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Salem city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


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Main business address for: OMTOOL LTD (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), STOCKERYALE INC (OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS & LENSES), STANDEX INTERNATIONAL CORP/DE/ (REFRIGERATION & SERVICE INDUSTRY MACHINERY).


Hospital/medical center in Salem:
  • NORTHEAST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (70 BUTLER STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Salem:
  • HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; METHUEN, MA)
  • HAMPSTEAD HOSP (about 7 miles; HAMPSTEAD, NH)
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; HAVERHILL, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salem:
  • MANCHESTER (about 19 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 23 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 33 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Salem:
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 7 miles; METHUEN, MA; ID: MA2)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 8 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; ID: LWM)
  • BOIRE FIELD (about 21 miles; NASHUA, NH; ID: ASH)

Amtrak stations near Salem:
  • 9 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE). Services: ticket office.
  • 20 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.). Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,388)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,384)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 14 miles; LOWELL, MA; FT enrollment: 8,373)
  • MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; BEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,501)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DANVERS, MA; FT enrollment: 3,663)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; MEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 8,627)
Public high school in Salem:
  • SALEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,181; Location: 44 GEREMONTY DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Salem:
  • WOODBURY SCHOOL (Students: 1,233; Location: 206 MAIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTH SALEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 140 ZION HILL RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WILLIAM T BARRON ELEMENTARY (Students: 394; Location: 55 BUTLER ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WILLIAM E LANCASTER SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 54 MILLVILLE ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • MARY A FISK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 14 MAIN ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • DR L F SOULE SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 173 SOUTH POLICY ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WALTER F HAIGH SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 24 SCHOOL ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Salem:
  • ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 40 MAIN ST.; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LITTLE SCHOLARS LEARNING VILLA (Students: 392; Location: 1 SAND HILL RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SALEM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 101 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SALEM BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB (Students: 104; Location: 3 GEREMONTY DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CREATE - DISCOVER LEARNING CTN (Students: 99; Location: 176 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GRANITE STATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 1 SANDHILL RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MERRIMACK VLY MONTESSORI SCHL (Students: 74; Location: 111 LOWELL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WONDER YEAR LEARNING CENTER (Students: 56; Location: 401 MAIN STREET UNIT 106; Grades: PK - 1)
  • KIDS WORLD CHILD CARE LRN CNT (Students: 43; Location: 76 LAWERENCE ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ENDLESS OPP. FOR CHILDREN (Students: 37; Location: 47 PELHAM ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Salem:
  • KELLEY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,114,429; Location: 234 MAIN STREET; 108,161 books; 5,223 audio materials; 5,275 video materials; 328 serial subscriptions)

Salem compared to New Hampshire state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNW (800 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES, LP)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

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