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The Salem Census Designated Place had a population of 329 as of July 1, 2016. Salem ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Salem is located at latitude 32.7586 and longitude -84.1936 in Upson County. The formal boundaries for the Salem Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Upson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 499 feet.
The Salem Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402817) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Salem Census Designated Place is located within Salem Division of Upson County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salem population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||329|
|Population in Familes||276|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||164 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||109 (66.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||38 (23.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||18 (11.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$88,830|
|Average Home Value||$131,075|
|Median Household Income||$38,353|
|Average Household Income||$46,809|
|Per Capita Income||$18,882|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.02%|
|Per Capita Income||1.32%|
The table below compares Salem to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 505||19th|
|Population Density1||# 619||1st|
|Diversity Index2||# 267||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 294||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 345||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.