U.S. Beacon January 6, 2014

Salem, NC

North Carolina

Latitude: 35.703920     Longitude: -81.698820
Population 2,923 (2000)

More data for Salem,NC: Demographic Profile - Social Profile - Economic Profile - Housing Profile

Population 2000: 2,923 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 2,680 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 1990 to 2000: 9.07%

Population (2000 Census): 2,923
Male: 1,768 (60.49%)
Female: 1,155 (39.51%)

Median age: 27.70 years

Races, 2000 Census:
White: 78.55%
Black or African American: 15.91%
Hispanic or Latino: 2.19%
Asian: 1.81%
Other race: 1.27%
Two or more races: 1.23%
American Indian: 0.48%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.44%

Housing Units: 962 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 4.2220 square miles

Most populous zip code:


Cities & Towns nearby Salem

Morganton, NC 2.7mi N
Glen Alpine, NC 5mi WNW
Drexel, NC 6.3mi NE
Valdese, NC 8.3mi ENE
Rutherford College, NC 10mi ENE
Connellys Springs, NC 10.2mi E
Connelly Springs, NC 11.3mi ENE
Nebo, NC 11.9mi WSW
Gamewell, NC 12.8mi NNE
Cajah's Mountain, NC 13.5mi NE

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Greensboro--Winston-Salem--High Point, NC Combined Statistical Area

Population: 1,455,627
Male: 709,826 (48.76%)
Female: 745,801 (51.24%)

Median age: 37.30 years

Races, 2005 Data:
White: 70.68%
Black or African American: 19.10%
Hispanic or Latino: 7.22%
Other race: 3.60%
Asian: 1.50%
Two or more races: 1.16%
American Indian: 0.56%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.01%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 98,676 (6.78%)
5 to 9 years: 97,731 (6.71%)
10 to 14 years: 102,668 (7.05%)
15 to 19 years: 92,628 (6.36%)
20 to 24 years: 86,978 (5.98%)
25 to 34 years: 198,798 (13.66%)
35 to 44 years: 228,247 (15.68%)
45 to 54 years: 210,598 (14.47%)
55 to 59 years: 90,321 (6.20%)
60 to 64 years: 68,611 (4.71%)
65 to 74 years: 99,164 (6.81%)
75 to 84 years: 62,820 (4.32%)
85 years and over: 18,387 (1.26%)

Median age: 37.30 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 1,095,420 (75.25%)
21 years and over: 1,047,799 (71.98%)
62 years and over: 220,060 (15.12%)
65 years and over: 180,371 (12.39%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 1,095,420 (75.25%)
Male: 525,836 (48.00% of this group)
Female: 569,584 (52.00% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 180,371 (12.39%)
Male: 75,596 (41.91% of this group)
Female: 104,775 (58.09% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 1,438,733 (98.84%)
Two or more Races: 16,894 (1.16%)
White: 1,028,849 (70.68%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 105,033 (7.22%)
Black or African American: 278,008 (19.10%)
Asian: 21,792 (1.50%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 147 (0.01%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 8,223 (0.56%)
Some other race: 52,380 (3.60%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 105,033 (7.22%)
Mexican: 83,118 (5.71%)
Puerto Rican: 5,536 (0.38%)
Cuban: 586 (0.04%)
Other Hispanic or Latino: 15,793 (1.08%)
Not Hispanic or Latino: 1,350,594 (92.78%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 16,894 (1.16%)
White and Black or African American: 6,872 (0.47%)
White and American Indian and Alaska Native: 2,587 (0.18%)
White and Asian: 1,407 (0.10%)
Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native: 1,357 (0.09%)
Two races including Some other race: 777 (0.05%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 11,909 (0.82%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 1,455,627 (100.00%)
Householder: 603,351 (41.45%)
Spouse: 300,355 (20.63%)
Child: 413,343 (28.40%)
Other relatives: 78,473 (5.39%)
Nonrelatives: 60,105 (4.13%)
Unmarried partner: 31,335 (2.15%)
Total households: 592,360
Family households (families): 402,398 (67.93%)
With own children under 18 years: 187,614 (31.67%)
Married-couple families: 294,085 (49.65%)
With own children under 18 years: 122,037 (20.60%)
Male householder, no wife present: 29,681 (5.01%)
With own children under 18 years: 15,899 (2.68%)
Female householder, no husband present: 78,632 (13.27%)
With own children under 18 years: 49,678 (8.39%)
Nonfamily households: 189,962 (32.07%)
Householder living alone: 161,363 (27.24%)
65 years and over: 54,243 (9.16%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 207,674 (35.06%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 135,266 (22.84%)
Average household size : 2.46
Average family size: 2.99

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