New Salem, North Dakota Population 2021

1,049
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New Salem is a city located in Morton County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,049, it is the 50th largest city in North Dakota and the 10110th largest city in the United States . New Salem is currently growing at a rate of 2.94% annually and its population has increased by 10.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 946 in 2010. New Salem reached it's highest population of 1,049 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, New Salem has a population density of 758 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Salem is $72,134 with a poverty rate of 6.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $658 per month, and the median house value is $141,200. The median age in New Salem is 45.4 years, 46.1 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

New Salem Demographics

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

  • White: 97.45%
  • Native American: 2.20%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of New Salem, North Dakota is 1,049 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 959.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 946.

New Salem, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,10897.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native252.20%
Asian40.35%
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New Salem Population by Race

New Salem Population Pyramid $2021

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New Salem Median Age

45.4


Total

46.1


Male

43.6


Female

New Salem Adults

There are 928 adults, (339 of whom are seniors) in New Salem.

New Salem Age Dependency

93

Age Dependency Ratio

57.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

New Salem Sex Ratio

Female

619

54.44%

Male

518

45.56%

New Salem Population by Age

New Salem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Salem Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.2%4.8%
All84.5%15.5%
Female72.3%27.7%
Non Family64.1%35.9%

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Salem Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5112.0884.5
Married3142.5695.2
Non Family142064.1
Female472.0472.3
Male82.75100

2.41

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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New Salem Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade708.07%
9th to 12th Grade263.00%
High School Graduate33038.06%
Some College12614.53%
Associates Degree13715.80%
Bachelors Degree11913.73%
Graduate Degree596.81%
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New Salem Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Salem Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White808717170
Hispanic34344
Native American2116
Asian444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

New Salem Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,329$52,917$29,583
Less Than 9th Grade$41,250$41,250$
High School Graduate$33,816$48,875$25,417
Some College$50,365$56,083$24,167
Bachelors Degree$44,286$43,750$48,750
Graduate Degree$54,091$$54,432

$45,329

Average Earnings

$52,917

Average Male

$29,583

Average Female

New Salem Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Salem Language by Age

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New Salem Language

96.41% of New Salem residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

New Salem Language

New Salem Poverty by Race

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6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.67%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Salem

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Salem is White, with 7.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Salem is White, with 7.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.31%.

New Salem Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.03%
High School10.60%
Bachelors or Greater7.06%
Some College2.00%

New Salem Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed1.12%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

New Salem Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Salem Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,702$72,134
Families$80,382$87,395
Married Families$80,833-
Non Families$20,682$29,254
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Income by Household Type

New Salem Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.4%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

Female Marriage Rate

New Salem Married by Age and Sex

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New Salem Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

New Salem Marital Status by Race

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New Salem Marital Status

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47

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War15
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War

New Salem Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+13
55 to 6410
18 to 3410
65 to 749
35 to 545

New Salem Veterans by Age

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New Salem Veterans by Race

New Salem Veterans by Education

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10.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Salem Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

New Salem Employment by Age

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New Salem Employment by Race

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New Salem Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.24%

Born in New Salem

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of New Salem residents were born in the United States, with 79.24% having been born in North Dakota. 0.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,049302.94%
20201,019303.03%
2019989303.13%
2018959151.59%
2017944141.51%
2016930242.65%
201590610.11%
2014905-15-1.63%
2013920-21-2.23%
2012941-11-1.16%
2011952-6-0.63%
20109580.00%

New Salem Population by Year