Salem in Essex county, Massachusetts

Salem, MA

Welcome to Salem

Located in Essex county, Massachusetts, Salem is a wonderful place to live.

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Salem, MA Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Salem, MA Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
$385K
Down 3.1 % since April 2016
Average Sales Price
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
$364K
Down 12.8 % since April 2016
Days on Market
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
91
Down 22.2 % since April 2016

Salem, MA Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Salem, MA Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
April 2017 - Condos
$281K
Up 1.6 % since April 2016
Average Sales Price
April 2017 - Condos
$316K
Up 9.9 % since April 2016
Days on Market
April 2017 - Condos
79
Down 32.5 % since April 2016

Salem, MA Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Salem, MA

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 6.12 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 5,285.6
Household Size (people) 2.23
Households w/ Children 23.81 %
Annual Residential Turnover 18.04 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $1,039
One Bedroom $1,194
Two Bedroom $1,486
Three Bedroom $1,859
Four Bedroom $2,048

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 43,869
Households: 18,902
Median Age: 39.00

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $61,406)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Salem, MA

Public Elementary

School

CARLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
10 SKERRY ST
SALEM, MA 01970

BENTLEY ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
25 MEMORIAL DR
SALEM, MA 01970

HORACE MANN LABORATORY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
33 LORING AVE
SALEM, MA 01970

WITCHCRAFT HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
1 FREDERICK ST
SALEM, MA 01970

BATES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
53 LIBERTY HILL AVE
SALEM, MA 01970

NATHANIEL BOWDITCH
Grades: K-8
79 WILLSON ST
SALEM, MA 01970

SALTONSTALL SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
211 LAFAYETTE ST
SALEM, MA 01970

Public Middle

School

COLLINS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
29 HIGHLAND AVE
SALEM, MA 01970

SALEM ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL
Grades: 6-12
45 CONGRESS ST
SALEM, MA 01970

Public High

School

SALEM HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
77 WILLSON ST
SALEM, MA 01970

SALEM PREP HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
114 DERBY ST
SALEM, MA 01970

SALEM COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1 E INDIA SQUARE MALL
SALEM, MA 01970

Private/Catholic

School

THE GREENHOUSE SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
145 LORING AVE
SALEM, MA 01970

PHOENIX
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
89 MARGIN ST
SALEM, MA 01970

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Salem, MA Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Salem, MA

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Featured Homes for Sale in Salem, MA

5 Waters Street, Salem, MA 01970
$334,900

5 Waters Street,
Salem, MA 01970

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
130 Boston Street 6, Salem, MA 01970
$259,900

130 Boston Street 6,
Salem, MA 01970

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
328 Essex Street 3, Salem, MA 01970
$595,000

328 Essex Street 3,
Salem, MA 01970

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
4 Sutton Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
$474,900

4 Sutton Avenue,
Salem, MA 01970

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
78 Beaver Street 3, Salem, MA 01970
$280,000

78 Beaver Street 3,
Salem, MA 01970

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
78 Beaver Street 4, Salem, MA 01970
$270,000

78 Beaver Street 4,
Salem, MA 01970

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
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