StatisticNew SalemIllinoisNational
Population13112,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)12522891
Median age24.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1863%44%43%
Speak English100%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in New Salem is 45% lower than Illinois
  • The median age in New Salem is 34% lower than Illinois
  • In New Salem 97.71% of the population is White
  • In New Salem 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In New Salem 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare New Salem, IL Demographics

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      New Salem population breakdown by race

      RaceNew SalemIllinoisNational
      White97.71%72.14%73.35%
      Black0.00%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.00%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.29%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
      In New Salem, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      New Salem age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The New Salem, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).