Salem, IN Demographics

The total population of Salem is estimated to be 6,330 with 3,053 males (48.23%) and 3,277 females (51.77%). There are 224 more females than males in Salem.
The median household income in Salem was $46,502 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,369(7.81%) from $43,133 in 2020. This income is 62.33% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Salem sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $65,494. Overall, the median household income for the city of Salem stands at $46,502.
In Salem, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $30,272 for males and $24,532 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,706 for males and $43,039 for females.
In Salem, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $47,372, while Two or More Races households have a median household income of $33,955.
In 2022, the population of Salem was 6,307, a 0.25% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Salem's population was 6,323, a decline of 0.91% compared to a population of 6,381 in 2020.
The median age in Salem, IN is 37.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.98% were under the age of 15, 18.99% aged 15 to 29, 43.07% aged 30 to 64, 15.74% aged 65 to 84, and 3.22% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Salem population: 95.78% are White, 0.03% are Black or African American, 0.05% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.06% are Asian, 0.54% are some other race and 3.54% are multiracial.