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Salem, NJ Real Estate

Salem is a city in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 5,146, reflecting a decrease of 711 (-12.1%) from the 5,857 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 1,026 (-14.9%) from the 6,883 counted in the 1990 Census, an overall drop of more than 25% over the two decades. It is the county seat of Salem County, the state's most rural county. The name "Salem", in both the city and county, is derived from the Hebrew word shalom, meaning "peace".

The town and colony of Salem was laid out in 1675 by John Fenwick and the community was given permission to choose officers in October 1693. It was incorporated on February 21, 1798, as one of the initial group of 104 townships established by the New Jersey Legislature. On February 25, 1858, it was reincorporated as Salem City.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Salem, NJ

139 RIVER LN
$305,000 
139 RIVER LN
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,270 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Preferred-Mullica Hill
541 HARMERSVILLE PECKS CORNER
$299,000 Price reduced from $319,000 (-$20,000)
541 HARMERSVILLE PECKS CORNER
SALEM, NJ

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,437 sqft
Courtesy of Ronald Bruce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill
16 HARRIS RD
$159,900 
16 HARRIS RD
SALEM, NJ

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,213 sqft
Courtesy of McHugh Realty
179 HILLIARD AVE
$155,000 
179 HILLIARD AVE
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,504 sqft
Courtesy of American Dream Realty of SJ
116 W BROADWAY
$100,000 
116 W BROADWAY
SALEM, NJ

1,593 sqft
Courtesy of Warner Real Estate & Auction Company
123 SHERRON AVE
$99,900 
123 SHERRON AVE
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,578 sqft
Courtesy of A J Falciani Realty
414 GRIEVES PKWY
$90,000 
414 GRIEVES PKWY
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,976 sqft
Courtesy of Pino Agency-Pennsville
325 FENWICK AVE
$84,900 
325 FENWICK AVE
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,404 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Voorhees
L:8 FORT ELFSBORG RD
Courtesy of Ronald Bruce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill
221-223 CHURCH ST
$61,000 
221-223 CHURCH ST
SALEM, NJ

1,824 sqft
Courtesy of Barbara McKale, BHHS Fox & Roach-Marlton
L:1 BOOKER ST
Courtesy of Ronald Bruce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill
64 ROUTE 45
$61,000 
64 ROUTE 45
SALEM, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,360 sqft
Courtesy of Ronald Bruce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill
16 OLD KINGS HWY
$60,000 
16 OLD KINGS HWY
SALEM, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,126 sqft
Courtesy of Ronald Bruce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill
296-298 E BROADWAY
Courtesy of River Beach Realty Inc
200 GRIFFITH ST
$25,000 
200 GRIFFITH ST
SALEM, NJ

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,927 sqft
Courtesy of Bruce Associates Inc
41 TILBURY RD
$24,000 
41 TILBURY RD
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,456 sqft
Courtesy of Daner Realty Company Inc
151 GRANT ST
$20,000 
151 GRANT ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,454 sqft
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Excel Realty
153 GRANT ST
$20,000 
153 GRANT ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,454 sqft
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Excel Realty
38 8TH ST
$19,000 
38 8TH ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,387 sqft
Courtesy of American Dream Realty of SJ
54 7TH ST
$18,700 
54 7TH ST
SALEM, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,152 sqft
Courtesy of American Dream Realty of SJ

Salem, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2016 21 $137,105 $145,000

Salem, NJ School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ELSINBORO TOWNSHIP K-6, K-8 08079 3
LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWN K-6, K-8 08079 2
MANNINGTON TOWNSHIP K-6, K-8 08079 3
SALEM CITY K-12 08079 1
SALEM COUNTY SPECIAL SERVICES K-12 08098 No Rating

Salem, NJ School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

SALEM 2 out of 5
NEW JERSEY 2 out of 5

Salem, NJ School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

SALEM
NEW JERSEY
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

Salem, NJ Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 4,888
Households: 2,049
Median Age: 35

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