Salem is a city located in Washington County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Washington County. With a 2020 population of 6,213, it is the 107th largest city in Indiana and the 4234th largest city in the United States . Salem is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -1.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,319 in 2010. Salem reached it's highest population of 6,329 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Salem has a population density of 1,553 people per square mile.
The average household income in Salem is $46,267 with a poverty rate of 19.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $557 per month, and the median house value is $82,600. The median age in Salem is 38.3 years, 36.3 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.