Salem is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 742 people and just one neighborhood, Salem is the 295th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Salem isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Salem are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Salem is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Salem who work in office and administrative support (14.49%), sales jobs (10.87%) and management occupations (7.61%).
Also of interest is that Salem has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Salem’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Salem has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Salem a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Salem is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.