Salem, UT Population

Population: 4,372. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,725 (+8.1% change)
Males: 2,211 (50.6%), Females: 2,161 (49.4%)

Utah County

Zip code: 84653

Median resident age: 24.2 years
Median household income: $54,812
Median house value: $158,600

Races in Salem:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: English (38.1%), German (11.5%), Danish (10.3%), United States (8.5%), Swedish (6.3%), Irish (4.9%).

Elevation: 4600 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Map of Salem, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Salem

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem city

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

2.3% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.5% North America, 0.4% Europe, 0.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,652 (+60.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Salem:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PAYSON, UT)
  • UTAH VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; PROVO, UT)
  • UTAH STATE HOSPITAL-PSYCHIATRIC (about 13 miles; PROVO, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salem:

  • PROVO MUNI (about 12 miles; PROVO, UT; Abbreviation: PVU)
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 55 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: SLC)
  • HILL AFB (about 77 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: HIF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Salem:

  • SPANISH FORK-SPRINGVILLE (about 6 miles; SPANISH FORK, UT; Abbreviation: U77)
  • NEPHI MUNI (about 26 miles; NEPHI, UT; Abbreviation: U14)
  • JAKE GARN (about 28 miles; EAGLE MOUNTAIN, UT; Abbreviation: 17U)

Amtrak station near Salem:

  • 13 miles: PROVO (600 SOUTH & 3OO WEST). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 46 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 49 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 51 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)

Public primary/middle schools in Salem:

  • MT LOAFER ELEM SCH (Students: 699; Location: 1025 S 250 W; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SALEM ELEM SCH (Students: 564; Location: 140 W 100 S; Grades: KG – 05)