Livability Awards

D- Salem Amenities Some amenities close to this location
C+ Salem Cost of Living Cost of living is 20% lower than New Jersey
Salem
982% less expensive than the US average
New Jersey
12323% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Salem cost of living
F Salem Crime Total crime is 246% higher than New Jersey
Total crime
5,586117% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 18117% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
17%Year over year crime is up
Salem crime
F Salem Employment Household income is 64% lower than New Jersey
Median household income
$26,41952% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,62638% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
11%137% higher than the US average
Salem employment
F Salem Housing Home value is 69% lower than New Jersey
Median home value
$96,60048% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$8689% lower than the US average
Home ownership
35%45% lower than the US average
Salem real estate or Salem rentals
F Salem Schools HS graduation rate is 13% lower than New Jersey
High school grad. rates
75%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
26%47% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
11:129% lower than the US average
Salem K-12 schools

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