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Salem is a city in Henry County.
The community was named for Salem, IN
The latitude of Salem is 40.852N. The longitude is -91.62W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 715 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 464.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52649 ZIP code.
35% of Salem residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $18,585, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.
Libraries in Salem include Crew Public Library ... View libraries
Henry 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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