Salem, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Salem, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Salem had a population of 110 as of July 1, 2018. Salem ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Salem is located at latitude 40.0769 and longitude -95.7285 in Richardson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Salem (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richardson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The Village of Salem (GNIS ID: 2399174) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Salem is located within Salem Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richardson County.

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Salem, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 110
Population in Households 110
Population in Familes 89
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 177
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $47,776
Average Household Income $58,439
Per Capita Income $26,176


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $53,125
Average Home Value $82,927


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.22% -0.18%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Salem, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salem to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 438 25th
Population Density # 528 9th
Diversity Index # 482 16th
Median Household Income # 371 36th
Per Capita Income # 414 29th

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