Salem, Missouri

Population 4,941

Salem is located in Dent County, MO. The population is 4,941, making Salem the largest city in Dent County.

There are 9 public schools in Salem with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Salem is low , and there are 67 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Salem is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Salem property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Salem include Spring Creek East Township, Spring Creek West Township and Franklin Township.

Salem Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 30.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 8.8%

Crime Rate

20.83% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 61
  • Violent Crimes: 123
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 204
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

88.31% Higher than national avg.
  • 67 offenders in Salem
  • 135.60 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

37 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 33

Unemployment

Moderate 5.0%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 5.1%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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9 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 9 K-12 public schools in Salem, MO and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Salem's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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67 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$112,450 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.9%
  • Rented
    42.1%
  • Owned
    43%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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6 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Salem, MO issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Salem, MO issued 21 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 21 permits, 1 were issued for single family homes and 20 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $580
  • 1 Bedroom: $650
  • 2 Bedrooms: $840
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,100
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,290

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Environmental Hazards

37 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (238/250)
    Salem, MO has 95.2% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Salem, MO is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.68 Average
    Salem, MO is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.03°
  • February 34.3°
  • March 46.75°
  • April 57.03°
  • May 63.45°
  • June 72.56°
  • July 78.15°
  • August 75.17°
  • September 64.23°
  • October 54.83°
  • November 45.93°
  • December 34.53°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Salem, MO

Earthquakes
Salem, MO has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Salem, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Salem, MO has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Salem, MO has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Salem, MO: $27,957

Unemployment

Unemployment in Salem is 5.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.1% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 58.80%
White Collar - 41.20%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Jason Smith

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

17 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

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