In 2019, Salem, MA had a population of 43.3k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $68,808. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Salem, MA declined from 43,302 to 43,252, a −0.115% decrease and its median household income grew from $65,565 to $68,808, a 4.95% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salem, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.8%), Other (Hispanic) (7.17%), White (Hispanic) (7.17%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.72%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.51%). 0% of the households in Salem, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.9% of the residents in Salem, MA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Salem, MA are Salem State University (2,361 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Salem, MA was $367,200, and the homeownership rate was 51.5%. Most people in Salem, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem, MA was 2 cars per household.