Salem 67 Average
Salem Livability #775 ranked city in Iowa#15,408 ranked city in the USARanks better than 47% of areas
F Salem Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
A+ Salem Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than Iowa
Salem
7822% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Salem cost of living
D- Salem Crime Total crime is 49% higher than Iowa
Total crime
2,98027% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3427% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is up
Salem crime
F Salem Employment Household income is 35% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$35,27836% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,07139% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%57% higher than the US average
Salem employment
D+ Salem Housing Home value is 57% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$56,60069% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$57539% lower than the US average
Home ownership
74%16% higher than the US average
Salem real estate or Salem rentals
A+ Salem Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
85%77% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
Salem K-12 schools
N/A Salem User Ratings There are a total of 0 ratings in Salem
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n/a 0 total ratings
User reviews rating
n/a 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
n/a 0 total surveys
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      StatisticSalemIowaNational
      Average one way commute21min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.3%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.8%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.3%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home5.7%4.5%4.6%

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