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Population in 2012: 111 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
 

Males: 57  (51.7%)
Females: 54  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  49.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68433

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,549 (it was $28,500 in 2000)
Salem:

$37,549
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,374

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,784 (it was $20,300 in 2000)
Salem:

$22,784
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $28,645; Detached houses: $28,403; Mobile homes: $30,311

Median gross rent in 2012: $381.

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  • White alone - 111 (99.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salem: 73.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.5%), Irish (20.7%), English (19.7%), Swedish (3.5%), Swiss (2.0%), Czech (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 178 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem village:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 21.6%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Nebraska as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 56 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $269 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $379 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (51.9 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (71.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (437.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Verdon, NE (2.2 miles ), Falls City, NE (2.6 miles ), Dawson, NE (2.6 miles ), Morrill, KS (3.2 miles ), Reserve, KS (3.3 miles) , Stella, NE (3.3 miles ), Preston, NE (3.4 miles) , Shubert, NE (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.08 N, Longitude: 95.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Salem household income distribution Salem home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-13.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (64%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (14%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.4 miles away from the Salem village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 tornado 38.6 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from Salem center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richardson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Salem:

  • FALLS CITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • IN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • KETTER MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 49 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,793)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 55 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 70 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Washburn University (about 72 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 73 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Bellevue University (about 76 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • Kansas State University (about 77 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)

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Notable locations in Salem: Salem Grain Company Elevator (A), Salem Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Richardson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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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
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


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%

Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  53.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Salem, NE

Salem compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above 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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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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

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Religion statistics for Salem village (based on Richardson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.59%
Here58.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents22.9%17.9%16.5%15.1%13.8%
Congregations15.6%21.9%12.5%9.4%9.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA) The (Ashland, Ohio) Brethren ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.9%2.5%1.6%3.7%
Congregations3.1%3.1%6.3%3.1%15.6%
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
This county:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Richardson County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Richardson County:

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Richardson County:

19.6%
Nebraska:

12.9%

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$350
Firefighters 0$0 1$15
Water Supply 0$0 1$425
Totals for Government 0$0 3$790

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $29,000 ($261.26)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($54.05)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($45.05)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($27.03)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($9.01)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($9.01)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($180.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($198.20)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $12,000 ($108.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($117.12)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($27.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($216.22)
    Highways: $19,000 ($171.17)
    General Support: $8,000 ($72.07)
  • Tax - NEC: $7,000 ($63.06)
    Property: $5,000 ($45.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $133,000 ($1198.20)

4.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

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 Lancaster County, NE  0.44% ($29,733 average AGI)
from Nemaha County, NE  0.44% ($24,467)
from Brown County, KS  0.35% ($18,833)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

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 Lancaster County, NE  0.82% ($24,821 average AGI)
to Nemaha County, NE  0.50% ($31,294)
to Douglas County, NE  0.47% ($20,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $936,000
Total average daily traffic: 830
Total average daily truck traffic: 58
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,105


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • SALEM TOWER, 6th & Spring St (Lat: 40.076417 Lon: -95.729139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KNIR528
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHz, 156.127 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, 622 Neptune Drive, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Fax: (785) 336-3400, Email:
  • City Water Twr (Lat: 40.078056 Lon: -95.731944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WPQF435
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/25/2005, Expiration Date: 06/22/2015, Certifier: Paul H Benitz
    Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, Rr 3 Box 9 E Hwy 36, Seneca, KS 66538, Fax: (785) 336-3400
  • Rr Mp 26.9 (Lat: 40.090278 Lon: -95.722500), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPKJ613
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 03/13/2022, Certifier: W A Miller
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Intersection Of Nebraska Hwy 8 And B N Railroad Tracks (Lat: 40.081389 Lon: -95.713306), Overall height: 22.3 m, Call Sign: WHI839
    Assigned Frequencies: 2191.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2008
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0IWP, Licensee ID: L01305603
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 10/15/2017, Certifier: Kimberly L Goff
    Registrant: Kimberly L Goff, Rr 1 Box 61, Salem, NE 68433
  • Call Sign: WE0C, Licensee ID: L00050789
    Grant Date: 11/30/2007, Expiration Date: 02/26/2018, Certifier: Lonnie D Goff
    Registrant: Lonnie D Goff, Rr 1 Box 61, Salem, NE 68433

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 670TW , Serial Number: D-8434, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Terry D Whitten Dds Pc, 64438 707 Trl, Salem, NE 68433
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 946TW , Serial Number: 8792, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Terry D Whitten, 64438 707 Trl, Salem, NE 68433


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