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 2016: $68,806 (it was $54,392 in 2000)
Salem:

$68,806
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,966 (it was $22,814 in 2000)

Salem town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $202,802 (it was $136,900 in 2000)
Salem:

$202,802
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $199,451; detached houses: $212,992; townhouses or other attached units: $167,360; in 2-unit structures: $143,243; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,584; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,870; mobile homes: $33,502
  • Races in Salem, WI (2010)
    • 11,24693.2%White alone
    • 5424.5%Hispanic
    • 900.7%Two or more races
    • 670.6%Black alone
    • 610.5%Asian alone
    • 530.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.05%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Wisconsin as of August 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Salem is 754 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


March 2016 cost of living index in Salem: 111.2 (more than average, 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

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

This town:

2.3%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Salem town:

1.9% ($2,565)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

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 )
.

Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code: 262

Distribution of median household income in Salem, WI in 2016
Salem satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $269,500
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $340,600
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $329,900
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $301,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Salem, WI residents
Average permit cost in Salem, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Salem, WI
Historical housing units in Salem, WI
Most common industries in Salem, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Salem, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Salem, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Salem, Wisconsin average temperatures Salem, Wisconsin average precipitation Salem, Wisconsin humidity Salem, Wisconsin wind speed Salem, Wisconsin snowfall Salem, Wisconsin sunshine Salem, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.8. This is about average.

City:

88.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

8.46

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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 (13).
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

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)

Public high school in Salem:

  • CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,369, Location: 24617 75TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Salem:

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Harry W. Griswold - Politician.

Kenosha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Salem:

Marital status in Salem, WI
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salem, WI (based on Kenosha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,00814
Evangelical Protestant15,18355
Mainline Protestant9,67529
Other1,63511
Orthodox3002
Black Protestant1993
None104,426-
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: 32
Kenosha County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kenosha County:

13.9%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

5.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lake County, IL  1.50% ($57,683 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.94% ($43,226)
from Cook County, IL  0.45% ($60,762)


6.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,674 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.60%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Racine County, WI  1.29% ($43,422 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.77% ($49,104)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.48% ($41,702)
Businesses in Salem, WI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1True Value1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1

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)
Salem fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Salem fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 2016 12:22 AM, Cr-60th St, Lat: 42.58147, Lon: -88.07418, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.7mTotal length
  • 20,222Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,297Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2015, 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, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2015, 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:
  • SILVER LAKE, 7808 288th Avenue (Lat: 42.562750 Lon: -88.160611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQYP465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2016, Expiration Date: 11/29/2026, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (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
Fire incident types in Salem, WI

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salem, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Salem, WI
  • 92.8%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Salem, WI
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Salem compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.

Salem on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: carpenters (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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