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Salem, NC Real Estate

Salem, North Carolina is located in Burke County. Nearby cities and towns include Morganton, Glen Alpine, Drexel, Valdese, Rutherford College, Connelly Springs, Gamewell, Casar, Icard, Cajah's Mountain, Sawmills, Hildebran, Hudson, Rhodhiss, Granite Falls, Marion, Lenoir, Long View, Belwood, West Marion, Mountain View, Northlakes, Polkville, Brookford, Lawndale, Hickory, Cedar Rock, Fallston, Kingstown, Bethlehem, St. Stephens, and Bostic. Salem is a rural community with a population of 2,224. The median household income is $39,274. In Salem, 53% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 26% of the households. Half the population of Salem commutes 16 minutes or less to work, with 55% of residents holding white collar jobs and 45% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Salem, NC is 28 years, with 69% of those homes owned, 24% rented, and 7% not occupied. In the previous year, 13 Salem properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Salem in the previous year was $93,137.

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Salem offers a range of educational opportunities with one elementary school.

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Salem, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Salem, NC
  • 47% Single
  • 53% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Salem, NC
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male
North Carolina
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Salem, NC

  • 42
  • 38
  • Salem, NC
  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Salem, NC

  • 28
  • 22
  • Salem, NC
  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Salem, NC

  • 7%
  • 12%
  • Salem, NC
  • North Carolina

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $50,191
  • $62,851
  • Salem, NC
  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Salem, NC
  • 69% Owned
  • 24% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented