In 2020, Salem, MA had a population of 43.4k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $66,428. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Salem, MA grew from 43,252 to 43,350, a 0.227% increase and its median household income declined from $68,808 to $66,428, a −3.46% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salem, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.6%), White (Hispanic) (8.61%), Other (Hispanic) (5.44%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.81%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%).
None of the households in Salem, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95% of the residents in Salem, MA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Salem, MA are Salem State University (2,242 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Salem, MA was $379,400, and the homeownership rate was 49.8%. Most people in Salem, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem, MA was 2 cars per household.