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.