New Salem, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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New Salem, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Salem had a population of 751 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for New Salem is located at latitude 39.9015 and longitude -76.7894 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Salem (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Borough of New Salem (GNIS ID: 1215756) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Salem: York New Salem.

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New Salem, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 751
Population in Households 751
Population in Familes 634
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,589
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $67,268
Average Household Income $79,597
Per Capita Income $32,030


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $211,250
Average Home Value $227,390


Total Households 299
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.44% 0.53%
Households 0.37% 0.53%
Families 0.33% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

New Salem, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Salem to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1102 38th
Population Density # 822 53rd
Diversity Index # 892 49th
Median Household Income # 327 81st
Per Capita Income # 435 75th

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