New Salem demographics profile

StatisticNew SalemIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)12522291
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%
New Salem, IL has a population of 131 and is the 26,134th largest city in the United States. The population density is 125 per sq mi which is 44% lower than the Illinois average and 38% higher than the national average. The median age in New Salem is 25 which is approximately 34% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In New Salem, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 86% of New Salem residents were born in Illinois, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in New Salem is 44% 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 or African American.
  • In New Salem 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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New Salem population breakdown by race

RaceNew SalemIllinoisNational
Black or African American0.00%14.30%12.63%
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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Source: The New Salem, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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