Salem, New Jersey

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Population in 2013: 5,021 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 2,191  (43.6%)
Females: 2,830  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08079.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,876 (it was $25,846 in 2000)
Salem:

$26,876
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,110 (it was $13,559 in 2000)

Salem city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,974 (it was $74,100 in 2000)
Salem:

$119,974
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2009: 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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Salem races chart
  • 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%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salem: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.2%), Irish (7.8%), English (6.1%), Italian (4.0%), United States (2.6%), West Indian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,924 people per square mile   (low).

Salem,NJ real estate house value index trend

Salem, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem city:

  • Never married: 46.6%
  • Now married: 28.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

283 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

This city:  5.4%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Salem, New Jersey as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 344 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:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,500
  • 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

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: +945 (+18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 312 (18.9%)

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) 501.4766.8689.2658.4599.3616.0755.4804.3469.0593.7530.7527.0

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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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
New Jersey:

6.4%

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%)

Work and jobs in Salem: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Salem, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 4% smaller 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 86% 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 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 291.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.1 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Salem topographic map

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 Recipients

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Salem:

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

Airports and heliports located in Salem:

See details about airports and heliports located in Salem, NJ

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 11 miles; New Castle, DE; Full-time enrollment: 10,072)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 13 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • University of Delaware (about 18 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Rowan University (about 21 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Neumann University (about 22 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Gloucester County College (about 24 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,490)

Public high school in Salem:

Public elementary/middle schools in Salem:

See full list of schools located in Salem, map of school districts:

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00001. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00001
U.S.:

0.01468

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

LEISURE ARMS COMPLEX (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-22-2012 and AUG-31-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-04-2012 and AUG-16-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-28-2012 to AUG-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-24-2012 and JUN-28-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-28-2012 to JUN-28-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-30-2011 and JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VFW POST 253 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • SALEM WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 6,199, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • SUGAR & SPICE PRESCHOOL/DAYCARE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Salem compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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.

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 (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • 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%
Here: 30.1%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$31,294$41,7251$1,180
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$5,284
Judicial and Legal 3$6,904$27,6160$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$143,854$78,46613$7,900
Police - Other 3$9,642$38,5680$0
Streets and Highways 7$30,976$53,1020$0
Water Transport and Terminals 6$26,404$52,8080$0
Solid Waste Management 7$30,974$53,0980$0
Sewerage 5$27,124$65,0980$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$10,850$32,5500$0
Water Supply 4$27,124$81,3720$0
Totals for Government 70$345,146$59,16824$14,364

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $770,000 ($153.36)
    Sewerage: $150,000 ($29.87)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($29.87)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $1,771,000 ($352.72)
    Police Protection: $1,690,000 ($336.59)
    General - Other: $1,017,000 ($202.55)
    Sewerage: $730,000 ($145.39)
    Water Utilities: $730,000 ($145.39)
    Regular Highways: $417,000 ($83.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $266,000 ($52.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $227,000 ($45.21)
    Financial Administration: $216,000 ($43.02)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($32.26)
    Libraries: $85,000 ($16.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $71,000 ($14.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000 ($12.75)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($5.97)
    Health Services - Other: $30,000 ($5.97)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($4.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $363,000 ($72.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,734,000 ($544.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,151,000 ($229.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $511,000 ($101.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000 ($21.91)
    All Other: $8,000 ($1.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,735,000 ($345.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($1.19)
    Health & Hospitals: $5,000 ($1.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $285,000 ($56.76)
    Interest Earnings: $120,000 ($23.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,151,000 ($229.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,890,000 ($376.42)
    All Other: $426,000 ($84.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $64,000 ($12.75)
    Health & Hospitals: $14,000 ($2.79)
  • Tax - Property: $2,148,000 ($427.80)
    NEC: $56,000 ($11.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,054,000 ($1205.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,888,000 ($1172.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $166,000 ($33.06)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $826,000 ($164.51)
    End of Fiscal Year: $801,000 ($159.53)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,234,000 ($245.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,500,000 ($298.75)

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: 144
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 105
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 250
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
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
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Cricket Wireless1McDonald's1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1
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