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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

723 HARMERSVILLE CANTON RD
$1,299,000 
723 HARMERSVILLE CANTON RD
SALEM, NJ

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,716 sqft
Courtesy of Goldcoast Sothebys International Realty
36 CREAM RIDGE RD
$699,999 
36 CREAM RIDGE RD
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - Washington Township
279 HARMERSVILLE PECKS CORNER
$525,000 
279 HARMERSVILLE PECKS CORNER
SALEM, NJ

8 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,915 sqft
Courtesy of Gail Gioielli, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill-South
99 7TH ST
$149,900 
99 7TH ST
SALEM, NJ

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,722 sqft
Courtesy of American Dream Realty of SJ
301 QUINTON MARLBORO RD
$109,900 
301 QUINTON MARLBORO RD
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,824 sqft
Courtesy of A J Falciani Realty
227 CHESTNUT ST
$69,000 
227 CHESTNUT ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
2,134 sqft
Courtesy of Century 21 Graham Realty
31 JOHNSON ST
$66,900 Price reduced from $71,900 (-$5,000)
31 JOHNSON ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,104 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty-Voorhees
221-223 CHURCH ST
$61,000 
221-223 CHURCH ST
SALEM, NJ

1,824 sqft
Courtesy of Barbara McKale, BHHS Fox & Roach-Marlton
L:33.02 PECKS CORNER COHANSEY RD
Courtesy of Ronald Bruce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill-South
21 OAK ST
$45,000 
21 OAK ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
2,976 sqft
Courtesy of Century 21 Graham Realty
147 7TH ST
$35,000 Price reduced from $40,000 (-$5,000)
147 7TH ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,760 sqft
Courtesy of Mahoney Realty
41 SLAPE AVE
$34,900 
41 SLAPE AVE
SALEM, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
1,076 sqft
Courtesy of A J Falciani Realty
225 JOHNSON ST
$34,000 
225 JOHNSON ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,352 sqft
Courtesy of American Dream Realty of SJ
171 7TH ST
$24,750 
171 7TH ST
SALEM, NJ

5 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,816 sqft
Courtesy of Toni Beltz, BHHS Fox & Roach-Mullica Hill North
453 AFTON DR
$21,500 
453 AFTON DR
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,280 sqft
Courtesy of Dwell Real Estate
54 CHESTNUT ST
$19,900 Price reduced from $24,900 (-$5,000)
54 CHESTNUT ST
SALEM, NJ

5 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,412 sqft
Courtesy of Pino Agency-Pennsville
393 E BROADWAY
$17,999 
393 E BROADWAY
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,156 sqft
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Cumberland County
304 NEW MARKET ST
$15,500 
304 NEW MARKET ST
SALEM, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
936 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Connection-Turnersville
31 UNION ST
$10,600 
31 UNION ST
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,212 sqft
Courtesy of Owners.com
7 OLIVE ST
$850 
7 OLIVE ST
SALEM, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,942 sqft
Courtesy of American Dream Realty of SJ

Salem, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 5 $132,220 $150,000

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: 5,016
Households: 2,103
Median Age: 35

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