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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.


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Median household income
Local
$37,357
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Salem demographic reports
Salem is near the Vermont border.
Once a stop on the Troy-Rutland stagecoach line
Historic sites and museums: Rexleigh Covered Bridge

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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.

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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.

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24% of Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Salem include Salem Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $870.


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Libraries in Salem include Bancroft Public Library ... View libraries

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Washington 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other NY communities named Salem:
  �Washington County town

NY communities formerly known as Salem:
  �Lewisboro, Westchester County

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