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North Salem is a town in Hendricks County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The community was named for a town in KY
The latitude of North Salem is 39.859N. The longitude is -86.642W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 617.
Sections below provide additional information and links about North Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hendricks County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46165 ZIP code.
25% of North Salem residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Salem ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Salem was $18,034, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of North Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in North Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $429. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $845.
Hendricks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Salem political report.
The average commute time for North Salem workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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