Salem Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Salem, KY

General Salem Information

State: Kentucky

County: Livingston County

Close cities: Tiline, KY, Salem, KY, Hampton, KY, Willisburg, KY, Tolu, KY, Burna, KY, Carrsville, KY, Dycusburg, KY

Salem Population (census data)
Total 751 (-2.1% since 2000)
Male 335 (44.6%)
Female 416 (55.4%)

Population Density: 965 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.5 (US Avg is 100)

Salem Elevation: 448 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1869

Land Area: 0.78 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,376

Zip Codes: 42078.

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Salem Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (17.7%)
  • German (10.9%)
  • Irish (10.3%)
  • English (7.0%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)
  • Scottish (2.5%)

Local Salem Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Murray State University, Western Kentucky University

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