Salem 83 Exceptional
Salem Livability #4 ranked city in Arkansas#1,821 ranked city in the USARanks better than 93% of areas

Livability Awards

D- Salem Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
B- Salem Cost of Living Cost of living is 11% higher than Arkansas
Salem
937% less expensive than the US average
Arkansas
8416% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Salem cost of living
A+ Salem Crime Total crime is 70% lower than Arkansas
Total crime
1,03858% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9758% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-12%Year over year crime is down
Salem crime
C Salem Employment Household income is 55% higher than Arkansas
Median household income
$65,69419% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,0586% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%19% lower than the US average
Salem employment
B+ Salem Housing Home value is 32% higher than Arkansas
Median home value
$151,50018% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$81714% lower than the US average
Home ownership
88%38% higher than the US average
Salem real estate or Salem rentals
B+ Salem Schools HS graduation rate is 14% higher than Arkansas
High school grad. rates
90%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/aequal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
A+ Salem User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Salem
Overall user rating
91% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
91% 5 total surveys
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      Salem transportation information

      StatisticSalemArkansasNational
      Average one way commute25min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.9%82.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.6%10.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.6%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%1.7%2.8%
      Working from home1.9%3.2%4.6%

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      Source: The Salem, AR data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).