New Salem, PA Population

Population: 648. Estimated population in July 2020: 640 (-1.2% change)
Males: 320 (49.4%), Females: 328 (50.6%)

Zip code: 15468

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $51,944
Median house value: $118,000

Races in New Salem:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Chinese (1.7%)

Ancestries: German (46.6%), Irish (7.9%), United States (7.7%), English (6.5%), Dutch (3.4%), French (2.5%).

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Salem

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Salem borough

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-4.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Salem:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSP YORK (about 5 miles; YORK, PA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL YORK (about 7 miles; YORK, PA)
  • HANOVER GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HANOVER, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Salem:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 20 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 39 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 52 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; Abbreviation: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Salem:

  • YORK (about 6 miles; YORK, PA; Abbreviation: THV)
  • SHOESTRING AVIATION AIRFIELD (about 14 miles; STEWARTSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 0P2)
  • KAMPEL (about 15 miles; WELLSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 2N5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Salem:

  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 16 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 21 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 23 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE (about 27 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,245)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 29 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 31 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
Public primary/middle school in New Salem:

  • CARDALE EL SCH (Students: 316; Grades: KG – 06)

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