New Salem, Illinois Population 2024

116

New Salem is a city located in Pike County Illinois. New Salem has a 2024 population of 116. New Salem is currently declining at a rate of -1.69% annually and its population has decreased by -4.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 122 in 2020.

The average household income in New Salem is $103,678 with a poverty rate of 14.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Salem is 34.5 years, 41.3 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

New Salem Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Salem was:

  • White: 98.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.9%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
110.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.92% (-6)
The current population of New Salem, Illinois is 116 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 122.

New Salem, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20698.1%
Two or more races41.9%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Salem Population by Race

New Salem Population Pyramid 2024

New Salem Median Age

34.5

Total

41.3

Male

34.3

Female

New Salem Adults

There are 148 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in New Salem.

New Salem Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

New Salem Sex Ratio

Female9846.67%
Male11253.33%

New Salem Population by Age

New Salem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All693.0479.720.3
Married293.521000
Female183.285050
Non Family161.2568.831.3
Male64.831000
showing: 5 rows

3.34

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Salem Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Salem Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Salem Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.11%.

New Salem Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$85,813

Average Earnings

$88,060

Average Male

$

Average Female

New Salem Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Salem Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Salem Language

100% of New Salem residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

New Salem Language

New Salem Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2063115.05%
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14.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.93%

Male Poverty Rate

21.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Salem

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Salem is White, with 15.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Salem is White, with 15.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 46.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.69%.

New Salem Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School37.5%
Bachelors or Greater26.67%
Less Than 9th Grade5.88%
Some College2.82%
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New Salem Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed11.9%
Male Employed3.33%
Female Unemployed
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New Salem Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Salem Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Salem Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

New Salem Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Salem Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

New Salem Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Salem Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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New Salem Veterans by War

count

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New Salem Veterans by Age

count

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New Salem Veterans by Race

New Salem Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Salem Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

New Salem Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Salem Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Salem Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.05%

Born in New Salem

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of New Salem residents were born in the United States, with 69.05% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Salem Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029106-2-1.85%
2028108-2-1.82%
2027110-2-1.79%
2026112-2-1.75%
2025114-2-1.72%
2024116-2-1.69%
2023118-2-1.67%
2022120-2-1.64%
2021122
2020122-12-8.96%
2019134-1-0.74%
201813521.5%
2017133-1-0.75%
2016134
2015134-1-0.74%
2014135-1-0.74%
2013136-1-0.73%
201213710.74%
2011136-1-0.73%
2010137
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New Salem Population by Year