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Population in 2012: 4,964 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 

Males: 2,335  (47.1%)
Females: 2,629  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 65560.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,688 (it was $21,648 in 2000)
Salem:

$27,688
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,103

Salem city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,450 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Salem:

$73,450
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,225; Detached houses: $85,275; Mobile homes: $62,673

Median gross rent in 2012: $515.

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  • White alone - 4,660 (94.3%)
  • Asian alone - 109 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 72 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 45 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salem: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.7%), German (18.2%), United States (15.8%), English (10.2%), French (3.1%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 1182 feet

Land area: 3.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,644 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

150 residents are foreign born (0.4% North America).

This city:  3.0%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Missouri as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $560 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $787 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (93.7 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (98.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (355.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Edgar Springs, MO (4.3 miles) , Licking, MO (4.5 miles ), Bunker, MO (4.7 miles ), Viburnum, MO (4.8 miles ), Rolla, MO (5.0 miles ), Steelville, MO (5.0 miles ), St. James, MO (5.0 miles ), Raymondville, MO (5.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $40,900
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.64 N, Longitude: 91.54 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Charcoal Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,037 (+21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 959 (55.0%)

Area code: 573

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Crime rates in Salem by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00100000100
per 100,000 0.00.020.90.00.00.00.00.020.40.00.0
Rapes 02300001012
per 100,000 0.041.762.70.00.00.00.020.50.020.140.3
Robberies 10000230021
per 100,000 20.30.00.00.00.041.262.30.00.040.320.1
Assaults 42412933311919137911
per 100,000 853.3854.3606.1685.4642.6390.9394.5266.8142.9181.2221.6
Burglaries 3337213625251917183218
per 100,000 670.5771.0438.9747.7518.2514.4394.5348.9367.5644.1362.5
Thefts 237211150167105137154187174164161
per 100,000 4815.14396.73134.83468.32176.62818.93197.73837.53552.53301.13242.7
Auto thefts 673075101645
per 100,000 121.9145.962.70.0145.1102.9207.620.5122.580.5100.7
Arson 20015001000
per 100,000 40.60.00.020.8103.60.00.020.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 427.9447.7375.9329.6264.6248.6270.9250.4248.1249.1246.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Salem detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Missouri average:

2.42

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Salem, Missouri accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -326 (-6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Salem city center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is below Missouri state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from Salem center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1999 at 08:18:00, a magnitude 3.9 (3.3 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.1 miles away from Salem center
On 4/30/1992 at 00:01:30, a magnitude 3.6 (2.9 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dent County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Elmer Jacobs - Major League Baseball pitcher, Ralph K. Hofer - World War II flying ace, Orien Crow - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Salem:

  • SALEM MEMORIAL DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, PO BOX 774)
  • SALEM CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1203 N JACKSON, PO BOX 29)
  • SEVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 35625 HIGHWAY 72, PO BOX 746)
  • SEVILLE NURSING CENTER,THE (Nursing Home, HWY 72 P O BOX 746)

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Airports and heliports located in Salem:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 26 miles; Rolla, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,765)
  • Mineral Area College (about 58 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • East Central College (about 62 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • Jefferson College (about 69 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Lincoln University (about 73 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 86 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Meramec (about 89 miles; Kirkwood, MO; FT enrollment: 5,544)

Public high school in Salem:

Public elementary/middle schools in Salem:

Private elementary/middle school in Salem:

  • NEW HARMONY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 54; Location: ROUTE 1 BOX 2870; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Salem:

  • SALEM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $170,875; Location: 102 NORTH JACKSON; 27,930 books; 1,215 audio materials; 1,775 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Salem: Dent County Fairground (A), Mark Twain National Forest Salem Ranger District (B), Dent County Fire Protection District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Crossroads Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Salem: Cedar Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Cedar Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Eagles Park (Arcades & Amusements; Route 5 Box 272), Bonebrake Center of Nature & History (Tours & Charters; 601 North Hickory Street).

Hotels: Crossroads Inn (1005 Highway 19 South), Holiday Inn Express Salem (1200 South Highway 19).

Courts: Dent County - Associate Division of the Circuit Court (112 East 5th Street), Dent County - Forty-Second Judicial Circuit Court Judge (112 East 5th Street).

 
Dent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.961. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.961
U.S.:

0.107
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.72. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salem and their reported violations in the past:

DENT CO PWSD #1 (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
REEDS CABIN (Population served: 67, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
JASON PLACE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-1998), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-1997), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-1997)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
USFS-LOGGERS LAKE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2000), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
USFS-SUTTON BLUFF REC AREA (Address: 1301 S MAIN ST , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2002), St BCA signed (DEC-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2001), St BCA signed (2 times from JUN-28-2002 to DEC-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-14-2004 to DEC-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2001), St BCA signed (DEC-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2000), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2000), St BCA signed (DEC-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-03-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2002), St BCA signed (DEC-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salem that have no violations reported:

  • MONTAUK STATE PARK (Population served: 1200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.3%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Salem, MO

People in group quarters in Salem in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Salem in 2000:

  • 76 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Salem compared to Missouri state average:

Salem, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Salem (2011 data):

  • Bank of Salem: Bank Of Salem at 100 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1883/10/10; Bank Of Salem Drive-In Branch at 1001 South Main Street, branch established on 1970/10/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.3 mil, Deposits: $71.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Salem Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Salem Pershing Branch at 600 Highway 32- 72 East, branch established on 1980/03/24; Salem Main Drive Up Branch at 218 West 4th Street, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Town & Country Bank: at 1009 East Highway 32/72, branch established on 1894/01/01; Scenic Rivers Blvd. Branch at 400 West Scenic Rivers Boulevard, branch established on 2000/10/23. Info updated 2009/04/24: Bank assets: $519.3 mil, Deposits: $444.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Town & Country Bancshares, Inc
  • Progressive Ozark Bank, Federal Savings Bank: at 904 W Scenic Rivers Blvd, branch established on 1965/06/02. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $109.9 mil, Deposits: $97.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Salem travel time to work - commute


Salem mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Salem city (based on Dent County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.22%
Here65.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents67.2%6.4%5.9%5.8%5.1%
Congregations38.5%7.7%5.1%10.3%5.1%
NameChurches of ChristLutheran ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate of CiliciaOther
Adherents3.1%2.2%1.1%0.8%2.5%
Congregations7.7%2.6%2.6%2.6%17.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Dent County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dent County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Dent County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dent County:

29.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.0%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,498$29,9920$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,320$41,2806$4,230
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$988
Police Protection - Officers 14$37,062$31,7670$0
Police - Other 5$10,931$26,2340$0
Streets and Highways 9$21,016$28,0210$0
Health 1$1,997$23,9642$1,643
Sewerage 2$4,504$27,0240$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,771$34,6260$0
Water Supply 8$18,150$27,2250$0
Electric Power 9$24,515$32,6870$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,587$30,3480$0
Totals for Government 59$149,351$30,3769$6,861

Salem government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,807,000 ($364.02)
    Water Utilities: $532,000 ($107.17)
    Electric Utilities: $515,000 ($103.75)
    General: $366,000 ($73.73)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($28.00)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($12.89)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($6.65)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,240,000 ($652.70)
    Police Protection: $620,000 ($124.90)
    Central Staff Services: $541,000 ($108.98)
    Regular Highways: $530,000 ($106.77)
    Sewerage: $411,000 ($82.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $216,000 ($43.51)
    General - Other: $190,000 ($38.28)
    Water Utilities: $143,000 ($28.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($25.18)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($3.42)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($7.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,797,000 ($362.01)

Salem government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $664,000 ($133.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000 ($44.92)
    All Other: $62,000 ($12.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $263,000 ($52.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $111,000 ($22.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($7.45)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,648,000 ($734.89)
    Water Utilities: $369,000 ($74.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($1.01)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.01)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,037,000 ($208.90)
    Property: $269,000 ($54.19)
    Public Utilities: $77,000 ($15.51)
    NEC: $33,000 ($6.65)

Salem government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $638,000 ($128.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $273,000 ($55.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $365,000 ($73.53)

Salem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,952,000 ($796.13)

7.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Phelps County, MO  1.09% ($25,717 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.31% ($32,867)
from Texas County, MO  0.27% ($27,000)


6.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Phelps County, MO  1.84% ($26,034 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.39% ($15,368)
to Crawford County, MO  0.27% ($24,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • KSMO (1340 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MO; Owner: KSMO ENTERPRISES)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KJPW (1390 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESVILLE, MO; Owner: PULASKI COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTTR (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • KKID (92.9 FM; SALEM, MO; Owner: ULTRA-SONIC BROADCAST STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUMR (88.5 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KZNN (105.3 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KDAA (97.5 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: KDAA-KMOZ, LLC)
  • KNSX (93.3 FM; STEELVILLE, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTTR-FM (99.7 FM; ST. JAMES, MO; Owner: KTTR-KZNN, INC.)
  • KMNR (89.7 FM; ROLLA, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF THE UNIV. OF MISSOURI)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Salem, Missouri:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Missouri average:
  • Fatal accident count: 107
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 165
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 272
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

Salem fatal accident list:

Apr 1, 2000 01:20 AM, Sr-32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 26, 1996 02:35 AM, Warfel, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 8, 1977 11:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 5, 1977 02:12 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $143,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,968
Total average daily truck traffic: 596
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 8,862

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salem)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Salem, MO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • SALEM, Cty Rd 325 (Lat: 37.696250 Lon: -91.533167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.2 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WMR734
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, 2124.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2009
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • STATION, Three Mi Nne Of (Lat: 37.691694 Lon: -91.517639), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WNTL887
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.718 MHz, 928.718 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2002, Expiration Date: 02/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2007
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 331-9495
  • SALEM TX, 2 Miles South Of Salem Mo On Hh Hwy (Lat: 37.613667 Lon: -91.627889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17.9 m, Call Sign: WQAA761
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: James J Mcdermott
    Registrant: Lake Area Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Camdenton, MO 65020, Phone: (573) 346-3200, Fax: (573) 346-1010, Email:
  • SALEM, Route Yy 10 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 37.498917 Lon: -91.607361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: KDD49
    Assigned Frequencies: 1975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/1998, Expiration Date: 09/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/05/2001
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4230, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • SALEM, 3 Mi Nne (Lat: 37.691667 Lon: -91.517778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WHC572
    Assigned Frequencies: 6705.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022
    Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 7231 E 34th Street, Joplin, MO 64803-2627, Phone: (417) 680-7200, Fax: (417) 682-7300, Email:
  • SALEM, 3 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 37.691694 Lon: -91.517639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 74.1 m, Call Sign: WLQ55
    Assigned Frequencies: 1895.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/1998, Expiration Date: 09/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/05/2001
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4230, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Hwy 19, 4.8 Km Nne Of Salem (Lat: 37.691667 Lon: -91.517639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KEK297
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Tom Jackson
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Ave, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Salem)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Salem


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salem, MO

Most common first names in Salem, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15374.7 years
William14475.5 years
Mary10578.7 years
John10376.0 years
Charles8376.4 years
Robert6273.3 years
George6178.2 years
Dorothy4379.0 years
Bessie4386.4 years
Walter4276.4 years
Most common last names in Salem, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7876.0 years
White5176.2 years
Gibbs4677.2 years
Halbrook4278.6 years
Thompson4273.5 years
Schafer4176.9 years
Martin3873.1 years
Parker3777.5 years
Davis3579.9 years
Wisdom3078.8 years
Businesses in Salem, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Sears1
Holiday Inn1Subway1
KFC1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul2
McDonald's1Walmart1
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