New Salem

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  4. New Salem Employment Information
  5. New Salem Family Information
  6. New Salem Education Information
  7. New Salem Public Benefits Information
  8. New Salem Immigration & Civil Rights Information


New Salem Legal Resources

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New Salem Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 2,925
  • Land Area (2000): 176.014 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.000 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 1,159

New Salem Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 0 0.00%
 Rural, Farm 292 10.34%
 Rural, Non-farm 2,533 89.66%

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New Salem Employment Information

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New Salem Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 236 27.00%
2. Metal Manufactuing 84 9.61%
3. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 65 7.44%
4. Truck Transportation 52 5.95%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 42 4.81%
6. Educational Services 30 3.43%
7. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 28 3.20%
8. Public Administration 28 3.20%
9. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 27 3.09%
10. Utilities 26 2.97%
11. Machinery Manufacturing 24 2.75%
12. Repair and Maintenance 19 2.17%
13. Accommodation and Food Services 18 2.06%
14. Finance and Insurance 18 2.06%
15. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 12 1.37%
16. Electrical Goods, Wholesale 11 1.26%
17. Food Manufacturing 11 1.26%
18. Machinery / Equipment / Supplies, Wholesale 11 1.26%
19. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 11 1.26%
20. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 10 1.14%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Personal and Laundry Services 54 9.02%
2. Educational Services 51 8.51%
3. Finance and Insurance 40 6.68%
4. Metal Manufactuing 36 6.01%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 35 5.84%
6. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 30 5.01%
7. Department and Other General Stores 29 4.84%
8. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 28 4.67%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 26 4.34%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 23 3.84%
11. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 22 3.67%
12. Social Assistance 20 3.34%
13. Health Care 19 3.17%
14. Construction 16 2.67%
15. Public Administration 16 2.67%
16. Machinery Manufacturing 12 2.00%
17. Utilities 12 2.00%
18. Apparel Manufacturing 11 1.84%
19. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 11 1.84%
20. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 11 1.84%

New Salem Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 87 9.95%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 66 7.55%
3. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 59 6.75%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 47 5.38%
5. Carpenters 43 4.92%
6. Other Management Occupations 42 4.81%
7. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 38 4.35%
8. Farmers and Farm Managers 37 4.23%
9. Other Construction Trades 33 3.78%
10. Top Executives 31 3.55%
11. Business Operations Specialists 27 3.09%
12. Other Production Occupations 27 3.09%
13. Construction Laborers 26 2.97%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 25 2.86%
15. Vehicle Mechanics 23 2.63%
16. Agricultural Workers 22 2.52%
17. Operations Managers Non Finance 20 2.29%
18. Cashiers 18 2.06%
19. Financial Managers 16 1.83%
20. Assemblers and Fabricators 15 1.72%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Personal Appearance Workers 49 8.18%
2. Business Operations Specialists 36 6.01%
3. Other Production Occupations 34 5.68%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 32 5.34%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 30 5.01%
6. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 29 4.84%
7. Customer Service Representatives 26 4.34%
8. Assemblers and Fabricators 25 4.17%
9. Secretaries and Admins 25 4.17%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 23 3.84%
11. Waiters and Waitresses 19 3.17%
12. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 17 2.84%
13. Other Financial Specialists 17 2.84%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 17 2.84%
15. Accountants and Auditors 16 2.67%
16. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 15 2.50%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 15 2.50%
18. Other Management Occupations 14 2.34%
19. Registered Nurses 14 2.34%
20. Cashiers 13 2.17%

New Salem Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 1,341 60.38%
15-35 hours 224 10.09%
1-14 hours 15 0.68%
No regular hours 641 28.86%

New Salem Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 58 4.00%
5 AM-5:29 AM 64 4.42%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 51 3.52%
6 AM-6:29 AM 158 10.90%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 206 14.22%
7 AM-7:29 AM 319 22.02%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 230 15.87%
8 AM-8:29 AM 137 9.45%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 37 2.55%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 32 2.21%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 17 1.17%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 6 0.41%
Noon-3:59 PM 97 6.69%
4 PM-11:59 PM 37 2.55%

New Salem Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 75 5.18%
5-9 102 7.04%
10-14 106 7.32%
15-19 122 8.42%
20-24 276 19.05%
25-29 106 7.32%
30-34 251 17.32%
35-39 35 2.42%
40-44 67 4.62%
45-59 144 9.94%
60-89 98 6.76%
At least 90 67 4.62%

New Salem Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 787 54.31%
30-44 0 0.00% 353 24.36%
45-59 0 0.00% 144 9.94%
At least 60 0 0.00% 165 11.39%

New Salem Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 283 19.13%
 Car / truck / van, solo 1,136 76.81%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 5 0.34%
 Public transportation 0 0.00%
 Walked 25 1.69%
 Worked at home 30 2.03%

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New Salem Family Information

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Households (2000): 1,104 (2,825 people)
Families (2000): 862 (2,523 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 358
People at same address in 1995: 1,909

New Salem Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 116 10.51%
$10,000-$14,999 50 4.53%
$15,000-$19,999 26 2.36%
$20,000-$24,999 60 5.43%
$25,000-$29,999 77 6.97%
$30,000-$34,999 74 6.70%
$35,000-$39,999 70 6.34%
$40,000-$44,999 66 5.98%
$45,000-$49,999 95 8.61%
$50,000-$59,999 132 11.96%
$60,000-$74,999 125 11.32%
$75,000-$99,999 115 10.42%
$100,000-$124,999 54 4.89%
$125,000-$149,999 18 1.63%
$150,000-$199,999 11 1.00%
$200,000 or more 15 1.36%

New Salem Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 210 19.06%
 Family, 2 people 388 35.21%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 15 1.36%
 Family, 3 people 173 15.70%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 2 0.18%
 Family, 4 people 220 19.96%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 1 0.09%
 Family, 5 people 69 6.26%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 1 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 15 1.36%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 8 0.73%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

New Salem Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 929 32.68%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 319 11.22%
Public Assistance 0 0.00%
Retirement 102 3.59%
Self Employment 206 7.25%
Social Security 263 9.25%
Supplemental Security 48 1.69%
Wage / Salary 858 30.18%
Other 118 4.15%

New Salem Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 435 59.10%
 With children under 18 301 40.90%

New Salem Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 88 7.45%
 Married 805 68.16%
 Never Married 264 22.35%
 Widowed 24 2.03%

New Salem Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 49 4.58%
 Married 784 73.34%
 Never Married 159 14.87%
 Widowed 77 7.20%

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New Salem Education Information

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New Salem Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 150 6.86%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 410 18.75%
 High school diploma or equivalent 922 42.16%
 Some college, no degree 348 15.91%
 Associate degree 112 5.12%
 Bachelors degree 194 8.87%
 Graduate or professional degree 51 2.33%

New Salem Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 15 0.51% 17 0.58% 32 1.09%
Kindergarten 35 1.20% 0 0.00% 35 1.20%
Grades 1-4 133 4.55% 21 0.72% 154 5.26%
Grades 5-8 158 5.40% 6 0.21% 164 5.61%
Grades 9-12 114 3.90% 23 0.79% 137 4.68%
Undergrad college 58 1.98% 0 0.00% 58 1.98%
Graduate or professional school 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Total 513 17.54% 67 2.29% 580 19.83%

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New Salem Public Benefits Information

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New Salem Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 2,620 92.91%
 Below Poverty Level 200 7.09%

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New Salem Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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New Salem Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 426 14.56%
10-19 Years 401 13.71%
20-29 Years 363 12.41%
30-39 Years 487 16.65%
40-49 Years 476 16.27%
50-59 Years 335 11.45%
60-69 Years 210 7.18%
70-79 Years 153 5.23%
80-89 Years 65 2.22%
90+ Years 9 0.31%

New Salem Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 1,447 49.47%
 Female 1,478 50.53%

New Salem Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 2,769 94.67%
 African-American 97 3.32%
 Hispanic/Latino 41 1.40%
 Multiracial 9 0.31%
 Asian 7 0.24%
 Amerindian 2 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%
 Other Race 0 0.00%

New Salem Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 661 42.10%
2. German 273 17.39%
3. English 191 12.17%
4. Scottish 126 8.03%
5. Irish 102 6.50%
6. Italian 90 5.73%
7. French Non-Basque 36 2.29%
8. Scotch Irish 21 1.34%
9. Polish 15 0.96%
10. Dutch 11 0.70%

New Salem Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 2,531 95.33%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 103 3.88%
3. French 15 0.56%
4. Scandinavian 6 0.23%

New Salem Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 2,803 99.22%
 Naturalized immigrant 6 0.21%
 Not a citizen 16 0.57%

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New Salem Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.