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|Crow Haven Corner, first "witch" store in Salem.||Roger Conant Statue, Salem, MA||Salem Witch Museum|
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Salem is a city in Essex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Hebrew for "peace."
The latitude of Salem is 42.519N. The longitude is -70.897W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 42,067.
Early shipping fortunes were built on tea from China and pepper from Sumatra.
Scene of infamous witch trials in the late 17th century
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Essex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01970 ZIP code.
3% of Salem residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Salem ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Salem was $23,857, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Salem include Chestnut Street District, Derby Waterfront District, Salem Common Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $634. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,400.
Libraries in Salem include Salem Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Salem workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Salem, MAPros: Very walkable city
Cons: Parking is tight, cost of living is a bit high.
This is a good place to Stroll around and discover...Blog about Salem
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