Salem, New York Population 2020

2,606
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Salem is a city located in New York. Salem has a 2020 population of 2,606. Salem is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,715 in 2010. Salem reached it's highest population of 2,715 in 2010.

The average household income in Salem is $62,883 with a poverty rate of 10.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $889 per month, and the median house value is $159,300. The median age in Salem is 46.9 years, 45.6 years for males, and 48 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Salem Demographics

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

  • White: 96.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Salem, New York is 2,606, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,630.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,715.

Salem, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,57396.95%
Two or More Races401.51%
Some Other Race331.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.23%
Black or African American20.08%
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Salem Population Pyramid 2020

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Salem Median Age

46.9


Total

45.6


Male

48


Female

Salem Adults

There are 2,128 adults, (588 of whom are seniors) in Salem.

Salem Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Salem Sex Ratio

Female

1,350

50.87%

Male

1,304

49.13%

Salem Households and Families

Salem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salem Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.2%9.8%
All85.3%14.7%
Non Family80.3%19.7%
Female57.6%42.4%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1032.3885.3
Married6112.8290.2
Non Family3751.3180.3
Female663.5657.6
Male513.43100

2.85

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Salem Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade331.72%
9th to 12th Grade763.97%
High School Graduate69836.43%
Some College36619.10%
Associates Degree1859.66%
Bachelors Degree33017.22%
Graduate Degree22811.90%
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Salem Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8851,783557
Other Race2014
Hispanic1591
Native American66
Black1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.55%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,417$40,212$30,606
Less Than High School$21,667$23,750$
High School Grad$34,250$40,642$19,271
Some College$37,794$55,000$29,375
Bachelors Degree$30,208$$32,083
Graduate Degree$52,857$41,042$54,107

$36,417

Average Earnings

$40,212

Average Male

$30,606

Average Female

Salem Language

Salem Language by Age

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Salem Language

97.96% of Salem residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Salem Poverty

Salem Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,5452369.27%
Multiple403177.50%
Hispanic381744.74%
Other33618.18%

10.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.18%

Male Poverty Rate

11.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salem

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salem is Multiple, with 77.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salem is White, with 9.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.97%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.44%
High School13.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%
Some College3.27%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.33%
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed4.85%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Salem Income

Salem Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,639$62,883
Families$67,054$71,565
Married Families$72,981-
Non Families$27,109$41,964
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Salem Marital Status

Salem Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Salem Married by Age and Sex

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Salem Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Salem Marital Status by Race

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Salem Veterans

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144

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War27
Korea16
World War II7
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Age Group Veterans
75+51
65 to 7426
55 to 6426
35 to 5424
18 to 3417
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1386.67%
Indian6100.00%

Salem Veterans by Education

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4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salem Employment Status

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,606-12-0.46%
20192,618-12-0.46%
20182,630-12-0.45%
20172,642-10-0.38%
20162,652-18-0.67%
20152,670-6-0.22%
20142,676-11-0.41%
20132,687-12-0.44%
20122,699-6-0.22%
20112,705-10-0.37%
20102,7150.00%