Salem, MA Real Estate
Salem, Massachusetts is located in Essex County. Nearby cities and towns include Marblehead, Swampscott, Peabody, Beverly, Lynn, Danvers, Nahant, Saugus, Lynnfield, Revere, Wakefield, Melrose, Topsfield, Malden, Essex, Winthrop Town, Stoneham, Chelsea, Reading, Everett, Boxford, Ipswich, Medford, Gloucester, Woburn, Winchester, Somerville, Wilmington, Rowley, Cambridge, Arlington, Burlington, Hull, Andover, Belmont, Boston, Rockport, Pinehurst, Watertown Town, Lexington, Brookline, Lawrence, Hingham, Quincy, Waltham, Newton, Newburyport, Haverhill, Milton, Methuen Town, Weymouth Town, North Scituate, Braintree Town, Salisbury, Lowell, Dedham, Amesbury Town, Needham, Scituate, Randolph, and Wellesley. Salem is a suburban community with a population of 41,703. The median household income is $59,201. In Salem, 39% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 28% of the households. Half the population of Salem commutes 21 minutes or less to work, with 73% of residents holding white collar jobs and 27% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Salem, MA is 63 years, with 46% of those homes owned, 48% rented, and 6% not occupied. In the previous year, 781 Salem properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Salem in the previous year was $252,811.