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Salem is a village in Washington County, in the Glens Falls metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Salem. For links to other places called Salem, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Salem is 43.172N. The longitude is -73.328W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 961.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Glens Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12865 ZIP code.
10% of Salem residents report German ancestry, and 22% 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 $19,233, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Salem include Salem Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $870.
Libraries in Salem include Bancroft Public Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Salem political report.
The average commute time for Salem workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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