The unemployment rate in Salem is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salem jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Salem, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Burke county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Salem's population is 2,181 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Salem is $117,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%. Check out the homes in the area
Salem public schools spend $8,764 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Salem. More Education