Salem, Missouri


Salem, Missouri

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Salem, Missouri
settlement_type = City
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image_caption = Salem business district


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map_caption = Location of Salem, Missouri


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Missouri
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Dent
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area_total_km2 = 7.8
area_land_km2 = 7.8
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 3.0
area_land_sq_mi = 3.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 4854
population_density_km2 = 620.6
population_density_sq_mi = 1607.4

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 361
elevation_ft = 1184
latd = 37 |latm = 38 |lats = 29 |latNS = N
longd = 91 |longm = 32 |longs = 20 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 65560
area_code = 573
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 29-65234GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0725919GR|3
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Salem is a city in Dent County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,854 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Dent CountyGR|6.

Geography

Salem is located at 37° 38' 29" North, 91° 32' 20" West (37.641445, -91.538929)GR|1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,854 people, 2,115 households, and 1,269 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,607.4 people per square mile (620.6/km²). There were 2,368 housing units at an average density of 784.2/sq mi (302.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.05% White, 0.74% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 2,115 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 81.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,648, and the median income for a family was $29,460. Males had a median income of $27,006 versus $17,285 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,766. About 12.9% of families and 17.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Salem is home to an extension of Southwest Baptist University.

References

External links

[http://www.salemmo.com/ Salem Missouri website


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