Our Community Health Improvement Plan:

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June 2022 Annual Report to the Community.

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Three Year Substance Misuse Prevention Plan:

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Permanent Medication Drop Box Locations

salem-2016The Town of Salem has a total population of 28,841 people of which 50.3% are male, 92.7% are white, and 15.5% are 65 and over.


Of the 11,093 households in Salem, 30.9% have children under the age of 18, 57.3% are married couples, and 10.1% are female householders with no husband present. 21.9% of households are individuals living alone and 9.4% of households are individual living alone who are 65 and over. The average household size is 2.59 and 3.4% of households have no vehicle available.

Functional Needs

9.7% of the people in Salem have a functional need that results from hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, or independent living difficulty. 39.7% of these individuals have two or more types of disability. 10.3% of females and 31.2% of individuals 65 and over have one or more disability.

Local Resources

For local resources or to report a public health nuisance or concern, please contact the Salem Health Officer.

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