Salem, NH Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 28,112. Estimated population in July 2020: 29,558 (+5.1% change)
Males: 13,994 (49.8%), Females: 14,118 (50.2%)

Rockingham County

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $58,090
Median house value: $168,900

Races in Salem:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.0%), Italian (20.1%), English (16.1%), French (15.0%), French Canadian (8.3%), German (7.4%).

Elevation: 131 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Salem

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem town

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

6.4% Foreign born (2.4% Asia, 2.1% Europe, 1.1% North America, 0.9% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Salem:

  • NORTHEAST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (70 BUTLER STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Salem:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salem:

  • MANCHESTER (about 19 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Abbreviation: MHT)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 23 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Abbreviation: BED)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 33 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Abbreviation: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Salem:

  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 7 miles; METHUEN, MA; Abbreviation: MA2)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 8 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; Abbreviation: LWM)
  • BOIRE FIELD (about 21 miles; NASHUA, NH; Abbreviation: ASH)
Amtrak stations near Salem:

  • 9 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE). Services: ticket office.
  • 20 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.). Services: ticket office.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,388)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,384)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 14 miles; LOWELL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,373)
  • MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,501)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DANVERS, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,663)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,251)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; MEDFORD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)

Schools

Public high school in Salem:

  • SALEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,181; Location: 44 GEREMONTY DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Salem:

  • WOODBURY SCHOOL (Students: 1,233; Location: 206 MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTH SALEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 140 ZION HILL RD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • WILLIAM T BARRON ELEMENTARY (Students: 394; Location: 55 BUTLER ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • WILLIAM E LANCASTER SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 54 MILLVILLE ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • MARY A FISK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 14 MAIN ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • DR L F SOULE SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 173 SOUTH POLICY ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • WALTER F HAIGH SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 24 SCHOOL ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Salem:

  • ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 40 MAIN ST.; Grades: KG – 8)
  • LITTLE SCHOLARS LEARNING VILLA (Students: 392; Location: 1 SAND HILL RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SALEM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 101 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SALEM BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB (Students: 104; Location: 3 GEREMONTY DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CREATE – DISCOVER LEARNING CTN (Students: 99; Location: 176 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • GRANITE STATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 1 SANDHILL RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MERRIMACK VLY MONTESSORI SCHL (Students: 74; Location: 111 LOWELL ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WONDER YEAR LEARNING CENTER (Students: 56; Location: 401 MAIN STREET UNIT 106; Grades: PK – 1)
  • KIDS WORLD CHILD CARE LRN CNT (Students: 43; Location: 76 LAWERENCE ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ENDLESS OPP. FOR CHILDREN (Students: 37; Location: 47 PELHAM ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Salem:

  • KELLEY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,114,429; Location: 234 MAIN STREET; 108,161 books; 5,223 audio materials; 5,275 video materials; 328 serial subscriptions)

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