In 2017, Salem, MA had a population of 43.1k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $65,528. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Salem, MA grew from 42,804 to 43,146, a 0.799% increase and its median household income grew from $61,093 to $65,528, a 7.26% increase.
The population of Salem, MA is 71.8% White Alone, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.87% Black or African American Alone. 23.3% of the people in Salem, MA speak a non-English language, and 94.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Salem, MA are Salem State University (2,306 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Salem, MA is $331,300, and the homeownership rate is 50.7%. Most people in Salem, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem, MA is 2 cars per household.