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New Salem is a town in Franklin County, in the Springfield metro area.
The latitude of New Salem is 42.504N. The longitude is -72.332W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 929.
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7% of New Salem residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Salem ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Salem was $23,234, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of New Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $443. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $884.
Libraries in New Salem include New Salem Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for New Salem workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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