Salem, Utah

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Population in 2017: 8,210 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +87.8%
Males: 4,333  (52.8%)
Females: 3,877  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

28.9 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84653.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,214 (it was $54,813 in 2000)
Salem:

$84,214
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,819 (it was $16,507 in 2000)

Salem city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $305,658 (it was $157,600 in 2000)
Salem:

$305,658
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $346,350; detached houses: $356,413; townhouses or other attached units: $381,725; in 2-unit structures: $212,817; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $292,347; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $219,043; mobile homes: $34,533

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,187.

March 2019 cost of living index in Salem: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.0%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.2% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Salem, UT (2010)
    • 6,03994.0%White alone
    • 2313.6%Hispanic
    • 590.9%Two or more races
    • 280.4%Black alone
    • 230.4%Asian alone
    • 220.3%American Indian alone
    • 170.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Utah as of January 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Salem is 1,087 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Salem by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
2
(28.4)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.8)
1
(14.6)
4
(56.7)
3
(40.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
1
(11.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(319.9)
29
(594.4)
21
(362.7)
30
(493.3)
11
(165.8)
14
(202.7)
18
(274.9)
14
(209.2)
21
(305.8)
12
(170.2)
8
(107.4)
1
(13.0)
2
(24.7)
10
(117.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(2,020)
77
(1,578)
66
(1,140)
51
(838.5)
60
(904.3)
71
(1,028)
65
(992.8)
79
(1,181)
64
(932.0)
55
(779.9)
66
(886.4)
56
(727.7)
33
(408.1)
57
(670.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(220.0)
7
(143.5)
3
(51.8)
2
(32.9)
4
(60.3)
1
(14.5)
4
(61.1)
3
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
2
(24.7)
2
(23.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)128.8116.280.374.091.856.563.874.4102.479.461.831.132.439.3

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City-data.com crime index in Salem, UT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Utah average:

1.51
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Ancestries: English (28.9%), European (14.0%), American (9.3%), German (5.3%), Danish (3.5%), Welsh (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 4600 feet

Land area: 5.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,549 people per square mile   (low).

Salem, Utah map

213 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.7%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,848 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,756 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (13.4 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (329.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (451.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Elk Ridge, UT (1.6 miles ),
Woodland Hills, UT (1.7 miles ),
Payson, UT (1.8 miles ),
Benjamin, UT (2.0 miles ),
Spanish Fork, UT (2.0 miles ),
Palmyra, UT (2.3 miles ),
Spring Lake, UT (2.3 miles ),
West Mountain, UT (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 111.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

Distribution of median household income in Salem, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Salem, UT in 2017
Salem satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Utah:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,652 (+60.7%).
Most common industries in Salem, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Chemicals (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Salem, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Salem, Utah

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Salem, Utah environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.7. This is about average.

City:

80.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.0825. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0825
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.95. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 271% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 316.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 309.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 299.2 miles away from Salem center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 142.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 359.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 342.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Utah County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Salem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Salem:

  • ABSOLUTE COMPASSION HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL CONTINUING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • PAYSON REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MEDSHARES CENTRAL UTAH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • PARKWAY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • SPANISH FORK NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SPANISH FORK, UT)

Amtrak station near Salem:

  • 13 miles: PROVO (600 SOUTH & 3OO WEST) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 14 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 16 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 44 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 46 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 46 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Snow College (about 48 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Westminster College (about 49 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public high schools in Salem:

  • SALEM HILLS HIGH (Students: 1,138, Location: 150 N SKYHAWK BLVD, Grades: 10-12)
  • LIBERTY ACADEMY (Location: 1195 S ELK RIDGE DRIVE, Grades: KG-9, Charter school)
  • SALEM JUNIOR HIGH (Location: 598 NORTH MAIN, Grades: 7-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Salem:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Salem Fire Department and Ambulance (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Salem: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Dixon Pond (A), Lower Pond (B), Grimes Pond (C), Salem Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Inn Management Inc (Po Box 924).

Utah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.7 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

87.2%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
15 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Salem (2011 data):

  • AmericanWest Bank: Salem Branch at 135 East 200 North On Highway 91, branch established on 1977/12/01. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • Capital Community Bank: Salem Office at 549 State Road 198, branch established on 2007/02/26. Info updated 2012/03/09: Bank assets: $112.2 mil, Deposits: $96.7 mil, headquarters in Provo, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Capital Community Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Salem:

Marital status in Salem, UT
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Utah average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Salem
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salem, UT (based on Utah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Utah County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Utah County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.4%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.2%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.0%
State:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Salem:

9.2%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Here:

58.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Salem, UT Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 8$36,221$54,3327$477
Other and Unallocable 6$29,304$58,6083$2,130
Electric Power 4$18,673$56,0193$1,435
Parks and Recreation 3$9,680$38,7200$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,636$54,5440$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,419$44,5140$0
Sewerage 1$4,231$50,7720$0
Police - Other 1$2,791$33,4920$0
Financial Administration 1$3,804$45,6480$0
Local Libraries 1$2,197$26,3640$0
Water Supply 1$3,832$45,9840$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$131,788$51,01513$4,042

Salem government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $190,000 ($23.14)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,570,000 ($434.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,557,000 ($189.65)
    Police Protection: $1,044,000 ($127.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $941,000 ($114.62)
    Sewerage: $665,000 ($81.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $307,000 ($37.39)
    Regular Highways: $272,000 ($33.13)
    Central Staff Services: $213,000 ($25.94)
    General Public Buildings: $187,000 ($22.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000 ($18.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $84,000 ($10.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $72,000 ($8.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($14.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $196,000 ($23.87)
    Sewerage: $105,000 ($12.79)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($10.60)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($5.72)
    Electric Utilities: $27,000 ($3.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($1.83)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,021,000 ($367.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($21.44)

Salem government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $512,000 ($62.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $325,000 ($39.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000 ($30.33)
    Other: $245,000 ($29.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $49,000 ($5.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($2.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($1.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $169,000 ($20.58)
    Special Assessments: $87,000 ($10.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($3.17)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.97)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,151,000 ($383.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,345,000 ($163.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $208,000 ($25.33)
    Other: $58,000 ($7.06)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.61)
  • Tax - Property: $643,000 ($78.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $642,000 ($78.20)
    Other License: $587,000 ($71.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $276,000 ($33.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $104,000 ($12.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($1.22)

Salem government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,683,000 ($1301.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,174,000 ($1239.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $509,000 ($62.00)

Salem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,491,000 ($303.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $215,000 ($26.19)

6.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.04%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.84% ($57,427 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.31% ($54,501)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($90,684)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Utah average:

6.65%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.12%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Salt Lake County, UT  2.26% ($50,623 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.30% ($49,422)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,713)

Businesses in Salem, UT

  • Burger King: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • KHQN (1480 AM; 1 kW; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: SACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KEYY (1450 AM; 1 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: BIBLICAL MINISTRIES WORLDWIDE)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:

  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K34DW (Channel 34; PROVO, UT; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Salem fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Salem fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 2015 12:31 AM, Sr-198, 1600 West, Lat: 40.048575, Lon: -111.691831, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 2014 10:48 AM, 100 S, 100 E, Lat: 40.053014, Lon: -111.671436, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 2013 05:10 AM, Cr-2862 Arrowhead Trail Rd, Lat: 40.057811, Lon: -111.715894, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 2005 09:05 AM, Sr-198, Lat: 40.062920, Lon: -111.669330, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 1977 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • 3,132Total average daily traffic
  • 180Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,806Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • L7 Sec 20 T9s R3e Slbm (11191) (Lat: 40.018750 Lon: -111.614528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 1.8 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA704
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2017, Expiration Date: 10/01/2027, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3mi E Of Payson (Lat: 40.041056 Lon: -111.659083), Call Sign: WGM357,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2001, Expiration Date: 02/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2011, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.053056 Lon: -111.672778, Call Sign: WPTS827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2001, Expiration Date: 12/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2012, Certifier: Kipp N Johnson, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA AIRCRAFT CO LC41-550FG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-C (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11390 , Serial Number: 411139, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Randy Jay Young, 666 Strawberry Rd, Salem, UT 84653
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION DREAM MACHINE 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3519G , Serial Number: 4871, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Damian Fink, 9851 S 400 E, Salem, UT 84653
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20R (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35FC , Serial Number: 29-0369, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Convoyant LLC, 185 E 200 N, Salem, UT 84653
  • Aircraft: DESJARDINS RONALD V KITFOX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 547RD , Serial Number: 547, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 377 W Salem Canal Rd, Salem, UT 84653
  • Aircraft: SKYKITS CORP SAVANNAH VGW (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 81SK , Serial Number: 09-06-51-834, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney Miller, 135 W 100 S, Salem, UT 84653

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$208,98414$202,742202$189,8977$86,7814$173,3281$147,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$243,8002$201,91521$198,2640$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$184,5494$189,95544$194,0483$55,7803$134,3531$93,170
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$207,3801$199,68032$199,3551$172,0500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$158,6700$07$179,7740$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.01 , 0104.01, 0104.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$261,4888$266,268
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$224,0705$268,958
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$398,1503$253,513
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$407,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.01 , 0104.01, 0104.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Salem, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Salem, UT - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Salem, UT
  • 92.8%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Salem, UT
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Electricity


Salem compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Salem on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 (84653) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 (84653) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #39 (84653) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 (84653) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
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