Salem is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 43,134, it is the 28th largest city in Massachusetts and the 907th largest city in the United States . Salem is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually but its population has increased by 4.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,340 in 2010. Salem reached it's highest population of 43,697 in 1910. Spanning over 18 miles, Salem has a population density of 5,201 people per square mile.
The average household income in Salem is $87,095 with a poverty rate of 14.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,289 per month, and the median house value is $367,200. The median age in Salem is 37.1 years, 36 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.