Salem is a city located in Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 43,873, it is the 28th largest city in Massachusetts and the 898th largest city in the United States. Salem is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 6.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,340 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Salem has a population density of 5,290 people per square mile.
The average household income in Salem is $83,387 with a poverty rate of 15.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,237 per month, and the median house value is $347,200. The median age in Salem is 36.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.3 males.