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Agricultural area

Salome is in La Paz County.

The community was named after Grace Salome Pratt, wife of the founder, who is said to have danced on the hot desert sand

The latitude of Salome is 33.781N. The longitude is -113.613W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,873 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,690.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$22,866
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Salome demographic reports
Salome is in the McMullen Valley
Well-known residents have included:
· Dick Wick Hall, humorist
Local festivals include:
  • Arizona Outback Spring Fiddlefest - April 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Salome web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Alamo Lake State Park, Harquahala Mountain Wilderness
Salome attractions: Harquahala Peak Smithsonian Observatory

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Salome demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Paz County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85348 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Salome residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Salome ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Salome was $12,872, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Salome residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Salome, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $235.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $646.


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Libraries in Salome include Indian Hills Branch Library ... View libraries

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La Paz County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Salome political report.

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The average commute time for Salome workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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