Salem, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 12,067. Population change since 2000: +22.2%
Males: 6,224  (51.6%)
Females: 5,843  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54750.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,732 (it was $54,392 in 2000)
Salem:

$62,732
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,945 (it was $22,814 in 2000)

Salem town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $190,988 (it was $136,900 in 2000)
Salem:

$190,988
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $248,352; Detached houses: $251,705; Townhouses or other attached units: $344,983; In 2-unit structures: $584,521; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,136; Mobile homes: $81,639
Salem races chart
  • White alone - 11,246 (93.2%)
  • Hispanic - 542 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 90 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 67 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 61 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 53 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salem: 198.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.4%), Irish (15.8%), Polish (12.2%), English (8.1%), Italian (7.6%), United States (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 29.7 square miles.

Population density: 406 people per square mile   (low).

Salem,WI real estate house value index trend

Salem, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

224 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:  2.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Wisconsin as of January 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 1,785 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Salem town:  1.9% ($2,565)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Salem satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (15.0 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (37.5 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (52.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Camp Lake, WI (0.7 miles ), Silver Lake, WI (1.6 miles ), Wilmot, WI (1.7 miles ), Lake Catherine, IL (1.7 miles ), Lake Shangrila, WI (1.8 miles ), Channel Lake, IL (1.9 miles ), Paddock Lake, WI (1.9 miles ), Antioch, IL (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 1998: 105 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 1999: 87 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2000: 88 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2001: 97 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2002: 154 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2003: 169 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2004: 115 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2005: 105 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $251,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $269,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $382,000
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $307,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code: 262

Salem household income distribution Salem home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Salem, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Salem town center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 256.6 miles away from Salem center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 314.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from Salem center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 272.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kenosha County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Salem topographic map

Birthplace of: Harry W. Griswold - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Salem:

  • FMC - ANTIOCH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ANTIOCH, IL)
  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TWIN LAKES, WI)
  • WAUKEGAN ILLINOIS HOSPITAL COMPANY LLC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LINDENHURST, IL)
  • VILLAGE AT VICTORY LAKES, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LINDENHURST, IL)
  • HILLCREST RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL)
  • AURORA HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)
  • AURORA MED CTR KENOSHA Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)

Airports located in Salem:

Amtrak station near Salem:

  • 17 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • College of Lake County (about 14 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 16 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 17 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Carthage College (about 18 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • McHenry County College (about 23 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Harper College (about 31 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Carroll University (about 34 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
See full list of schools located in Salem

Library in Salem:

  • COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,122,711; Location: 24615 89TH ST.; 93,741 books; 8,825 e-books; 9,220 audio materials; 6,198 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 357 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Salem: Wilmot Hills Raceway (A), Silver Lake Rescue Squad (B), Salem Fire / Rescue Station 1 Trevor (C), Salem Fire / Rescue Station 3 Wilmot (D), Silver Lake Fire Department (E), Salem Fire / Rescue Station 2 Salem (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Salem include: Holy Family Convent (A), Salem United Methodist Church (B), Christ Lutheran Church (C), Saint Benedicts Abbey (D), Holy Name Church (E), Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Wilmot United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Mound Cemetery (1), Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery (2), Liberty Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Peat Lake (A), Rock Lake (B), Lake Shangrila (C), Silver Lake (D), Cross Lake (E), Benet Lake (F), Camp Lake (G), Voltz Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Salem include: Peat Lake State Natural Area (1), Silver Lake Bog State Natural Area (2), Fox River Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kenosha 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 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.477. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.477
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.14

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

SIEBERTS PUB (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2012), St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2012), St Public Notif issued (SEP-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2012)
PLAYERS PARK SOUTH (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2005)
SORENSEN FIELD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2014), St Boil Water Order (JUN-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif issued (JUN-04-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAY-19-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2006)

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

  • LUISAS PIZZA & RESTAURANT (Population served: 53, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAGNERS TAVERN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROBS RIVERSEDGE (Population served: 43, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUBWAY SANDWICHES (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRING VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARY ROSE PIAZZA (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PADDOCK LAKE SHELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RANCH SWEET SHOP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTOSHA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL - TENNIS COURTS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

3.7%
20 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
17 people in religious group quarters in 2000
9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Salem compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Salem (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: Salem Branch at 25360 75th Street, branch established on 2000/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $276.3 mil, Deposits: $242.0 mil, headquarters in Union Grove, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Community State Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Paddock Lake Branch at 24616 75th Street, branch established on 1968/03/29. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Southport Bank: Paddock Lake Branch at 23604 75th Street, branch established on 2000/02/29. Info updated 2011/06/15: Bank assets: $282.6 mil, Deposits: $227.0 mil, headquarters in Kenosha, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Southport Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salem town (based on Kenosha County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.19%
Here: 48.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodMuslim EstimateUnited Methodist Church
Adherents61.5%11.6%4.4%3.3%3.0%
Congregations16.3%9.8%7.6%2.2%10.9%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionNorth American Baptist ConferenceLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%1.7%1.4%1.0%9.2%
Congregations3.3%5.4%3.3%3.3%38.0%
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: 32
Kenosha County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kenosha County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Kenosha County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenosha County:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

13.0%

6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lake County, IL  1.94% ($44,480 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.91% ($38,998)
from Cook County, IL  0.55% ($52,063)


6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Racine County, WI  1.16% ($38,913 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.94% ($41,573)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.49% ($36,510)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,020
Total average daily truck traffic: 24
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 7,100

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MUD LAKE, 23100 98thstreet (Lat: 42.533389 Lon: -88.079444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WPXG704
    Assigned Frequencies: 10573.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street., N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • SILVER LAKE, 7808 288th Avenue (Lat: 42.562750 Lon: -88.160611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQMJ435
    Assigned Frequencies: 11157.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2010, Expiration Date: 08/23/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Salem

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salem, WI
Businesses in Salem, WI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1True Value1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David A. Degoey (25)
  • Charles A. Flentge (20)
  • Donald A. Smith (4)
  • Tracey H. Mayer (4)
  • Kevin Fallon (4)
  • Steven L. Mayer (4)
  • David Degoey (3)
  • Bernd Sieberth (3)
  • Matthew Anderson (2)
  • Don A. Smith (2)

Total of 69 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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