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Population in 2012: 5,165 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 

Males: 2,253  (43.6%)
Females: 2,912  (56.4%)

Median resident age:  34.4 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08079.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,113 (it was $25,846 in 2000)
Salem:

$28,113
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,385

Salem city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,579 (it was $74,100 in 2000)
Salem:

$122,579
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $130,322; Detached houses: $140,114; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,776; In 2-unit structures: $107,278

Median gross rent in 2012: $798.

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  • Black alone - 3,087 (60.0%)
  • White alone - 1,515 (29.4%)
  • Hispanic - 344 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 153 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salem: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.7%), Irish (7.9%), English (6.7%), Italian (4.0%), West Indian (2.4%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,979 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 25.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem city:

  • Never married: 45.8%
  • Now married: 28.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

276 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:  5.3%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Salem, New Jersey as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 369 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,613 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,813 (2.9%)

Salem satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, DE (13.2 miles , pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (34.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Quinton, NJ (1.8 miles ), Hancocks Bridge, NJ (2.1 miles ), Harmony, NJ (2.3 miles ), Alloway, NJ (2.5 miles ), Pennsville, NJ (2.6 miles ), Delaware City, DE (2.6 miles ), New Castle, DE (2.9 miles ), Red Lion, DE (3.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,500
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $41,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $40,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $40,900
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,900
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $40,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $40,900
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $38,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.57 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +954 (+18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 316 (19.0%)

Area codes: 856, 609

Salem household income distribution Salem home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Salem by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 111121130300
per 100,000 16.916.717.217.134.517.217.453.20.051.20.00.0
Rapes 335210803534
per 100,000 50.850.286.134.317.20.0138.90.053.285.458.177.5
Robberies 174613172228223718202217
per 100,000 287.8769.4223.8291.4379.3481.4382.1656.7319.1341.6426.1329.6
Assaults 306257523957475129333928
per 100,000 508.01037.0981.4891.3672.4980.1816.3905.2514.1563.6755.4542.8
Burglaries 60871281331068012111876746678
per 100,000 1015.91455.12203.92279.71827.61375.52101.42094.41347.31263.91278.31512.2
Thefts 212181177185165184212190151160138180
per 100,000 3589.63027.33047.53171.12844.83163.73681.83372.42676.82732.72672.93489.7
Auto thefts 162131301711242417546
per 100,000 270.9351.2533.7514.2293.1189.1416.8426.0301.485.477.5116.3
Arson 11354610381731
per 100,000 186.350.286.168.6103.4171.952.1142.017.7119.658.119.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 501.9767.6689.8659.0599.9616.6756.1805.1469.5594.3531.3527.5

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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: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.27
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Salem, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,014 (-14.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other transportation workers (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Salem city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from Salem center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 4.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from Salem center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Salem County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rains: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: William J. Hughes - Member of the House of Representatives, Goose Goslin - Baseball player, John Chowning - Composer, Lydell Mitchell - Player of football, A. B. Brown - Football player, Alexander G. Cattell - Politician, Clement Hall Sinnickson - New Jersey politician, Corey Smith - College football player (Cincinnati Bearcats), Duke Esper - Baseball player, Meg Burton Cahill - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Salem: George W. Stewart.


Hospitals/medical centers in Salem:

  • RCG SALEM DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, 310 WOODSTOWN ROAD)
  • HOMECARE AND HOSPICECARE OF SOUTH JERSEY (Home Health Center, FENWICK PLAZA BROADWAY AND WALNUT)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF SALEM COUNTY (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 310 WOODSTOWN ROAD)
  • GOLDEN REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 438 SALEM-WOODSTOWN ROAD)
  • SALEM NH IND (Nursing Home, 438 WOODSTOWN RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Salem, NJ

Airports and heliports located in Salem:


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Amtrak stations near Salem:

  • 13 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Salem 2. General Electric Co.Public Service Electric & Gas Co.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Public Service Electric & Gas Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1106 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 08/1980. Commercial start: 10/1981..
  • Hope Creek . General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.Public Service Electric & Gas Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 1031 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 06/1986. Commercial start: 12/1986..
  • Salem 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Public Service Electric & Gas Co.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Public Service Electric & Gas Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1106 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 12/1976. Commercial start: 06/1977..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • Wilmington University (about 10 miles; New Castle, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,279)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 13 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 3,290)
  • University of Delaware (about 17 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Rowan University (about 21 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 3,333)
  • Neumann University (about 22 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Gloucester County College (about 24 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,805)

Public high school in Salem:

Public elementary/middle schools in Salem:

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Library in Salem:

  • SALEM FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $112,690; Location: 112 W. BROADWAY; 54,500 books; 2,000 audio materials; 800 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 95 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Salem: Majors Wharf (A), Fenwick Community Ambulance (B), North Bend Hose Company (C), Washington Fire Company 3 (D), Union Fire Company 1 (E), Liberty Fire Company 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Fenwick Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Salem: Market Street Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Salem County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 83 Market Street).

 
Salem 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
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.54
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1
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:

WILD OAKS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
VFW POST 253 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.4% for Black residents, 70.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.6% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Salem, NJ

People in group quarters in Salem in 2010:

  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Salem compared to New Jersey state average:

Salem, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Salem Branch at 443 East Broadway, branch established on 1983/11/09. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Mannington Branch at 125 Salem-Woodstown Road, branch established on 1993/12/15. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Franklin Bank: Salem Branch at 137 West Broadway, branch established on 1861/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $259.6 mil, Deposits: $208.7 mil, headquarters in Pilesgrove, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Harvest Community Bank: Salem City Branch at 473 E. Broadway, branch established on 2006/07/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $191.3 mil, Deposits: $175.7 mil, headquarters in Pennsville, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 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 (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.12%
Here30.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents39.0%22.5%8.9%7.8%4.8%
Congregations8.5%35.2%7.0%7.0%5.6%
NameAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the NazareneOrthodox Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%3.3%2.0%1.8%6.6%
Congregations7.0%2.8%4.2%1.4%21.1%
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: 16
Salem County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Salem County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Salem County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Salem County:

28.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.8%
State:

18.0%

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 4$14,362$43,0861$1,286
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$4,258
Police Protection - Officers 26$134,166$61,9230$0
Police - Other 5$13,778$33,06717$18,472
Streets and Highways 7$28,266$48,4560$0
Water Transport and Terminals 1$4,030$48,3600$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,522$42,2641$922
Sewerage 4$18,256$54,7680$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$29,200$38,9332$2,228
Water Supply 4$20,098$60,2940$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$4,080
Totals for Government 61$265,678$52,26535$31,246

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $770,000 ($149.08)
    Sewerage: $150,000 ($29.04)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($29.04)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $1,771,000 ($342.88)
    Police Protection: $1,690,000 ($327.20)
    General - Other: $1,017,000 ($196.90)
    Sewerage: $730,000 ($141.34)
    Water Utilities: $730,000 ($141.34)
    Regular Highways: $417,000 ($80.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $266,000 ($51.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $227,000 ($43.95)
    Financial Administration: $216,000 ($41.82)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($31.36)
    Libraries: $85,000 ($16.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $71,000 ($13.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000 ($12.39)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($5.81)
    Health Services - Other: $30,000 ($5.81)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($4.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $363,000 ($70.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,734,000 ($529.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,151,000 ($222.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $511,000 ($98.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000 ($21.30)
    All Other: $8,000 ($1.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,735,000 ($335.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($1.16)
    Health & Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $285,000 ($55.18)
    Interest Earnings: $120,000 ($23.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,151,000 ($222.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,890,000 ($365.92)
    All Other: $426,000 ($82.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $64,000 ($12.39)
    Health & Hospitals: $14,000 ($2.71)
  • Tax - Property: $2,148,000 ($415.88)
    NEC: $56,000 ($10.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,054,000 ($1172.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,888,000 ($1139.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $166,000 ($32.14)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $826,000 ($159.92)
    End of Fiscal Year: $801,000 ($155.08)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,234,000 ($238.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,500,000 ($290.42)

5.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

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 Gloucester County, NJ  1.65% ($52,502 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, NJ  0.83% ($40,081)
from New Castle County, DE  0.49% ($42,120)


5.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($210 average AGI)
Salem County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Gloucester County, NJ  1.13% ($35,198 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.75% ($36,630)
to New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($35,832)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • WFAI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SALEM, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGLS-FM (89.7 FM; GLASSBORO, NJ; Owner: ROWAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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

Salem, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 98
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 145
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 106
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Salem fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total average daily traffic: 21,875
Total average daily truck traffic: 857
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 25,630

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salem)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Salem, NJ)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salem)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Salem)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$101,12511$60,18232$102,0636$39,0001$155,00017$62,471
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$83,0000$05$79,0002$71,5000$01$82,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$90,0007$65,28639$106,97417$34,4121$175,0009$63,222
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$185,0002$125,50021$99,0480$00$04$85,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$50,0005$142,2001$128,0000$01$50,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.00 , 0220.00, 0221.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$133,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.00 , 0220.00, 0221.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Salem


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salem, NJ
Businesses in Salem, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1McDonald's1
GNC1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
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  • Jeanine M. Erdner-Tindall (8)
  • Hao A. Chen (4)
  • Kimberly A. Mcclain (4)
  • Dennis H. Bradway (2)
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  • Tam T. Phan (1)
  • Andrew Wayne Hill (1)
  • John M. Whispell (1)
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Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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