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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Demographic Statistics

Salem, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

Total population40,407100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male18,74546.4
Female21,66253.6
Under 5 years2,2645.6
5 to 9 years2,4536.1
10 to 14 years2,2475.6
15 to 19 years2,3285.8
20 to 24 years3,0737.6
25 to 34 years6,87717.0
35 to 44 years6,60616.3
45 to 54 years5,51713.7
55 to 59 years1,8694.6
60 to 64 years1,4573.6
65 to 74 years2,7976.9
75 to 84 years2,1745.4
85 years and over7451.8
Median age (years)36.4(X)
18 years and over32,25079.8
Male
14,67236.3
Female
17,57843.5
21 years and over30,42975.3
62 years and over6,55216.2
65 years and over5,71614.1
Male
2,2065.5
Female
3,5108.7
RACE
One race39,40897.5
White
34,49785.4
Black or African American
1,2743.2
American Indian and Alaska Native
870.2
Asian
8072.0
Asian Indian
1200.3
Chinese
1580.4
Filipino
910.2
Japanese
1170.3
Korean
520.1
Vietnamese
2000.5

Other Asian 1

690.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
190.0
Native Hawaiian
70.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
30.0
Samoan
10.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

80.0
Some other race
2,7246.7
Two or more races9992.5

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White35,30387.4
Black or African American1,5623.9
American Indian and Alaska Native2360.6
Asian9552.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander730.2
Some other race3,3198.2
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population40,407100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,54111.2
Mexican
1310.3
Puerto Rican
7591.9
Cuban
440.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,6078.9
Not Hispanic or Latino35,86688.8
White alone
33,27782.4
RELATIONSHIP
Total population40,407100.0
In households39,24797.1
Householder
17,49243.3
Spouse
6,79016.8
Child
10,35125.6
Own child under 18 years
7,46518.5
Other relatives
1,7964.4
Under 18 years
5431.3
Nonrelatives
2,8187.0
Unmarried partner
1,1212.8
In group quarters1,1602.9
Institutionalized population
1620.4
Noninstitutionalized population
9982.5
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households17,492100.0
Family households (families)9,70755.5
With own children under 18 years
4,22924.2
Married-couple family
6,79038.8
With own children under 18 years
2,62115.0
Female householder, no husband present
2,31913.3
With own children under 18 years
1,3527.7
Nonfamily households7,78544.5
Householder living alone
6,10534.9
Householder 65 years and over
2,01511.5
Households with individuals under 18 years4,58426.2
Households with individuals 65 years and over4,28124.5
Average household size2.24(X)
Average family size2.95(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units18,175100.0
Occupied housing units17,49296.2
Vacant housing units6833.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
720.4
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.9(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)2.5(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units17,492100.0
Owner-occupied housing units8,58649.1
Renter-occupied housing units8,90650.9
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.40(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.09(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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