New Salem is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the New Salem Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fayette County at latitude 39.9242 and longitude -79.8356. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,043 feet.
The formal boundaries for the New Salem Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local New Salem, PA area
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|Population in Households||584|
|Population in Familes||471|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||280 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||150 (53.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||96 (34.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||35 (12.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$72,945|
|Average Home Value||$86,242|
|Median Household Income||$31,637|
|Average Household Income||$41,351|
|Per Capita Income||$17,441|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.51%|
|Per Capita Income||4.4%|
The table below compares New Salem to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1240||30th|
|Population Density1||# 1400||21st|
|Diversity Index2||# 574||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 1660||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1652||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.