Salem is located in east South Dakota. Salem is between the Mccook, Lake, Miner county. Salem has 1.24 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Salem population is 1,377, which has grown 0.44% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 10.58% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Salem median household income is $50,729 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.04% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 42.67% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Salem median house value is $82,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.74% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 70.48% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Salem is much better than the state average in quality. The Salem area code is 605.