Salem, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 4,027.
Males: 2,016  (50.1%)
Females: 2,011  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Alabama median age:

35.8 years

Zip code: 35647

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,615 (it was $39,280 in 2000)
Salem:

$58,615
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,745 (it was $17,154 in 2000)

Salem CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,198 (it was $72,400 in 2000)
Salem:

$142,198
AL:

$141,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Salem: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Salem, AL (2000)
    • 3,47796.8%White alone
    • 451.3%Black alone
    • 330.9%Hispanic
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 130.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Salem detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Alabama as of August 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Salem is 134 to 1.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 93.2 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

Salem, Alabama map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Salem CCD:

0.3% ($199)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (25.6 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (87.7 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (479.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lester, AL (2.0 miles),
Anderson, AL (2.7 miles ),
Minor Hill, TN (2.8 miles ),
Elkmont, AL (3.1 miles ),
Rogersville, AL (3.3 miles ),
Prospect, TN (3.3 miles ),
Five Points, TN (3.5 miles ),
Lexington, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 87.15 W

Distribution of median household income in Salem, AL in 2017
Salem satellite photo by USGS

Salem tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Salem, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Salem, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Salem, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Salem place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 26.2 miles away from the place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Salem center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 105.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from Salem center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from Salem center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Limestone County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Salem:

  • LIMESTONE HEALTH FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ATHENS, AL)
  • LIMESTONE COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ATHENS, AL)
  • ATHENS-LIMESTONE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ATHENS, AL)
  • ATHENS REHABILITATION CENTER AND SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ATHENS, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF LIMESTONE COUNTY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ATHENS, AL)
  • ATHENS-LIMESTONE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ATHENS, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • Athens State University (about 14 miles; Athens, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 22 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • University of North Alabama (about 32 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 33 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 33 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 35 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 48 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)

Public elementary/middle school in Salem:

  • WACOOCHEE ELEM SCH (Location: 125 LEE ROAD 254, Grades: PK-6)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Salem: Elk River Fish Hatchery (A), Maple Store (B), Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department (C), West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department (D), Good Springs Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Salem include: Pleasant Valley Church of Christ (A), Holbert Springs Primitive Baptist Church (B), Gaston Church (C), Carriger Church of Christ (D), Lentzville United Methodist Church (E), Union Hill Church (F), Salem Church (G), Mount Nebo Church (H), Cairo Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Cemetery (1), Craig Cemetery (2), Cunningham Cemetery (3), Dupree Cemetery (4), Tedd Cemetery (5), Oak Grove Cemetery (6), Evans Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Todd Lake (A), Wheeler Reservoir (B), Maple Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sugar Creek (A), Stinnet Branch (B), Stewart Branch (C), Shack Branch (D), Scarce Grease Branch (E), Mechanic Branch (F), Shoal Creek (G), McGowan Branch (H), McConnell Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Limestone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.9%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.8%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

7.3%

For population 15 years and over in Salem:

Marital status in Salem, AL
  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alabama average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salem, AL (based on Limestone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,582122
Mainline Protestant4,89925
Catholic2,4621
Other1,2094
Black Protestant86614
None39,764-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Limestone County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Limestone County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Limestone County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Limestone County:

27.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Limestone County:

23.1%
Alabama:

13.5%

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,007 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, AL  2.75% ($62,168 average AGI)
from Morgan County, AL  0.63% ($51,596)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.27% ($43,941)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, AL  2.32% ($53,079 average AGI)
to Morgan County, AL  0.45% ($35,239)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.24% ($49,747)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKAC (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: LIMESTONE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSLV (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ARDMORE, TN; Owner: B & E BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEUZ (92.1 FM; MINOR HILL, TN; Owner: BROADCAST ONE, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWXQ (92.5 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W238AD (95.5 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WLLX (97.5 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ROGER WRIGHT DBA PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WAYH (88.1 FM; HARVEST, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSR-FM (98.3 FM; PULASKI, TN; Owner: PULASKI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:

  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 70.3mTotal length
  • $18,186,000Total costs
  • 18,338Total average daily traffic
  • 403Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,684Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Salem, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Salem, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Salem)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Salem, AL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BLEECKER, 111 Lee Road 251 (Lat: 32.587500 Lon: -85.177778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 74.6 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPZS441,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2004, Expiration Date: 03/03/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2004, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place (Mc:ga3b1reg), Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4269, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:
  • BLEEKER, 111 Lee Road 251 (Lat: 32.587639 Lon: -85.177889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 74.7 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQER593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2006, Expiration Date: 03/29/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SALEM ALLTEL, 4426 Lee Road 145 (Lat: 32.597444 Lon: -85.251472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 74.7 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQQN951,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • PRINCE - GRAESSLER, 10278 Highway 169 (Lat: 32.515222 Lon: -85.242056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQWR349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2015, Expiration Date: 10/28/2025, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • BLEECKER, Us Hwy 280, 2 Mi Wnw Of Bleecker (Lat: 32.588972 Lon: -85.195306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: WQZH960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 05/23/2017, Expiration Date: 05/23/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salem)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SNYDER RAYMOND J RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 103V , Serial Number: 80323, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Rici E Lucas, 793 Lee Road 339, Salem, AL 36874
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3756P , Serial Number: 22-3477, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William A Creech, 401 Lee Road 281, Salem, AL 36874, Other Owners: Barbara A Creech
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50WE , Serial Number: 30-654, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Rici E Lucas, 793 Lee Road 339, Salem, AL 36874
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8208A , Serial Number: 28-8216161, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Theibeaux Aviation Inc, 1732 Lee Road 279, Salem, AL 36874

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 61 took place in 2012, and the least - 8 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Salem, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (50.9%), and Structure Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Salem, AL
    • 23750.9%Outside Fires
    • 14430.9%Structure Fires
    • 6012.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 255.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salem, AL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Salem, AL
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 40.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Salem, AL
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 32.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Salem compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Salem on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Louis Kevin Horne (2)
  • Scott A. Kay (2)
  • Debbie Motycka (1)
  • Aaron G. Sell (1)
  • Franklin Brent Butts (1)
  • Charlton Martin (1)
  • Jerry B. Scarborough (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.