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Salem is a town in Oconee County, in the Seneca metro area.

The community was named for Salem, MA

The latitude of Salem is 34.889N. The longitude is -82.976W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,070 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 128.


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Median household income
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$30,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Salem demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Devils Fork State Park, Whitewater Falls

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30% of Salem residents report German ancestry, and 29% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Salem ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Salem was $14,980, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $170.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $725.


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Oconee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Salem political report.

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The average commute time for Salem workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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