Salem in Essex county, Massachusetts

Salem

Welcome to Salem

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

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Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$395K
26.2 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$386K
0.9 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
77
36.4 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$267K
18.9 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$275K
9.1 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condominiums
98
1.0 % since November 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 4.51 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 5,218.0
Household Size (people) 2.23
Households w/ Children 24.26 %
Annual Residential Turnover 19.27 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $910
One Bedroom $1,081
Two Bedroom $1,359
Three Bedroom $1,687
Four Bedroom $1,863

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: 43,204
Households: 18,633
Median Age: 38.82

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $57,595)

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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Public Elementary

School

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

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

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

CARLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
10 SKERRY ST
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

SALEM EARLY CHILDHOOD
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
25 MEMORIAL DR
SALEM, MA 01970

BATES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
53 LIBERTY HILL AVE
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 COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1 E INDIA SQUARE MALL
SALEM, MA 01970

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

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

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
160 FEDERAL ST
SALEM, MA 01970

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Commuting to and from Salem

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Featured Listings

14 Burnside Street, Salem, MA 01970
$299,900

14 Burnside Street,
Salem, MA 01970

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
398 Jefferson Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
$279,900

398 Jefferson Avenue,
Salem, MA 01970

3 bedrooms, 10 baths
24 Weatherly Drive 4, Salem, MA 01970
$325,000

24 Weatherly Drive 4,
Salem, MA 01970

2 bedrooms, 2 baths
7 Conners Road, Salem, MA 01970
$420,000

7 Conners Road,
Salem, MA 01970

4 bedrooms, 1 bath
31 Juniper Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
$199,900

31 Juniper Avenue,
Salem, MA 01970

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
266 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970
$569,900

266 Lafayette Street,
Salem, MA 01970

5 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
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