Salem city demographics profile

StatisticSalem cityArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)5245591
Median age34.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%42%43%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%
Salem city, AR has a population of 1,935 and is the 11,211th largest city in the United States. The population density is 524 per sq mi which is 844% higher than the Arkansas average and 478% higher than the national average. The median age in Salem city is 35 which is approximately 7% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Salem city, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 56% of Salem city residents were born in Arkansas, 40% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Salem city is 844% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Salem city is 7% lower than Arkansas.
  • In Salem city 95.97% of the population is White.
  • In Salem city 0.47% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Salem city 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Salem city population breakdown by race

RaceSalem cityArkansasNational
Black or African American0.47%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.10%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race1.40%2.23%3.06%
Other race2.07%2.28%4.75%
In Salem city, 7.4% 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 Salem city, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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