New Salem, MA

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New Salem Profile


Overview

New Salem is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 1,764 people and just one neighborhood, New Salem is the 295th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in New Salem are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.

Occupations and Workforce

New Salem is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Salem is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Salem who work in teaching (22.32%), office and administrative support (11.69%), and management occupations (10.92%).

Also of interest is that New Salem has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, New Salem is also a town of artists. New Salem has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape New Salem’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.06% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, New Salem is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making New Salem a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, New Salem has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, New Salem’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

New Salem Demographics

If knowledge is power, New Salem is a pretty powerful place. 65.46% of the adults in New Salem have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in New Salem in 2010 was $38,709, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $154,836 for a family of four. However, New Salem contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call New Salem home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Salem residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Salem include Irish, German, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in New Salem is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Salem 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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New Salem 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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New Salem 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 31 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 5 districts:

AMHERST-PELHAM


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Amherst Regional High
21 Mattoon Street
Amherst, MA, 01002
09-12
Amherst Regional Middle School
170 Chestnut Street
Amherst, MA, 01002
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.3% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.2% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

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RALPH C MAHAR


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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Pathways Early College Innovation School
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA, 01440
11-12
The Gateway To College
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA, 01440
09-12
Ralph C Mahar Regional
507 South Main Street
Orange, MA, 01364
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.5% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.4% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.2% 4.7%

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SHUTESBURY


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Shutesbury Elementary
23 West Pelham Rd
Shutesbury, MA, 01072
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.6% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.4% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 4.7%

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NEW SALEM-WENDELL


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Swift River
201 Wendell Rd
New Salem, MA, 01355
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.3% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.8% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

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LEVERETT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Leverett Elementary
85 Montague Rd
Leverett, MA, 01054
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.8% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.7% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 4.7%

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