Salem is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 6,195, it is the 104th largest city in Indiana and the 4216th largest city in the United States. Salem is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,319 in 2010. Salem reached it's highest population of 6,332 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Salem has a population density of 1,549 people per square mile.
The average household income in Salem is $44,604 with a poverty rate of 20.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $83,800. The median age in Salem is 38.2 years, 36.3 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.