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The population of Salem is approximately 41,756 (2005), 41340 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 17,161 (1990), 17842 (2010).

The amount of land area in Salem is 20.98 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Salem is 8.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 25.783 sq kilometers.
The distance from Salem to Washington DC is 419 miles. The distance to the Massachusetts state capital is 15 miles. (as the crow flies)
Salem is positioned 42.52 degrees north of the equator and 70.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Salem elevation is 9 feet above sea level.
Salem median income is $44,033 (2000).

The Salem median home price is $188,700 (2000).

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Salem location: in eastern Massachusetts about five miles from Lynn and about 19 miles from Boston. Other nearby communities include Marblehead, Swampscott, Beverly, Peabody and Danvers.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Salem is seasonal. Here is a climate page for Salem
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Salem attractions:

Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square
Salem, MA

Salem Maritime National Historic Site
The first National Historic Site in the National Park System, established to preserve and interpret the maritime history of New England and the United States.

The New England Pirate Museum

The Salem Witch Trial Dungeon & Museum

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