D+ Salem Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B+ Salem Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than North Carolina
Salem
8614% less expensive than the US average
North Carolina
955% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Salem cost of living
A Salem Crime Total crime is 52% lower than North Carolina
Total crime
1,36947% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7447% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Salem crime
F Salem Employment Household income is 1% lower than North Carolina
Median household income
$47,79114% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,97216% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%76% higher than the US average
Salem employment
B- Salem Housing Home value is 36% lower than North Carolina
Median home value
$99,90046% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$57639% lower than the US average
Home ownership
76%19% higher than the US average
Salem real estate or Salem rentals
C Salem Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than North Carolina
High school grad. rates
74%10% lower than the US average
School test scores
57%15% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Salem K-12 schools

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