IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About Salem, IA

Salem, IA is located in Henry County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for Salem is about 384 with about 242 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 887.

The Average Home Value is $109,600.00, which is roughly 6% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,338.00, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 32% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Salem is about 12.2%.

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Henry County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 49.81% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 65.37%
Democratic: 32.81%
Libertarian: 1.28%
Other: 0.39%
Green: 0.15%


Nearby Locations

Hillsboro, IA (4.86 mi.)
Pilot Grove, IA (7.07 mi.)
Saint Paul, IA (7.33 mi.)
Mt Pleasant, IA (8.69 mi.)
Stockport, IA (11.06 mi.)
Lockridge, IA (11.93 mi.)
New London, IA (12.45 mi.)
Lowell, IA (12.45 mi.)
West Point, IA (13.00 mi.)
Bonaparte, IA (14.32 mi.)
Donnellson, IA (14.47 mi.)
Farmington, IA (15.62 mi.)
Mount Union, IA (15.92 mi.)
Mt Union, IA (15.92 mi.)
Danville, IA (16.20 mi.)
Birmingham, IA (17.01 mi.)
Middletown, IA (18.93 mi.)
Keosauqua, IA (19.55 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 52649
Latitude : 40.842774
Longitude : -91.602983
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 699 ft.
Area Code(s) : 319

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.38
Male Population Estimate : 48.25%
Female Population Estimate : 51.75%
Median Age : 44.5
Male Median Age : 44.5
Female Median Age : 44.5

White Population Estimate : 98.99%
Black Population Estimate : 0.45%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.13%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.56%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.45%
Other Population Estimate : 0.11%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Salem specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Henry County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Henry County: About 225 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Henry County is about 22% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.