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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

72 Hancocks Bridge Fort Elfsborg Rd
$305,000 
72 Hancocks Bridge Fort Elfsborg Rd
SALEM, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,128 sqft
Listed 7/8/2017
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CUMBERLAND COUNTY
0 Afton Dr
$300,000 
0 Afton Dr
Salem, NJ

Listed 5/22/2017
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY
75 Howard Ave
$250,000 
75 Howard Ave
Quinton, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,715 sqft
Listed 7/14/2017
Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
986 Main Street
$178,000 
986 Main Street
Salem, NJ

2,196 sqft
Listed 1/31/2017
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY-MILLVILLE
348 Grant St
$119,900 
348 Grant St
Salem, NJ

Listed 1/28/2017
Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
10 Plasket Ave
$118,000 
10 Plasket Ave
Salem, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
13,238 sqft
Listed 7/23/2017
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CUMBERLAND COUNTY
204 NEW UNION ST
$85,000 
204 NEW UNION ST
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 2/13/2017
Courtesy of BETTER HOMES and GARDENS REAL ESTATE MATURO REALTY GROUP
977 Main Street
$79,900 Price reduced from $99,900 (-$20,000)
977 Main Street
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 7/11/2017
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY-WASHINGTON TWP
22-24 Walnut Street
$65,000 
22-24 Walnut Street
Salem, NJ

Listed 1/30/2017
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY-MILLVILLE
910 Main Street
$61,900 
910 Main Street
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
1,868 sqft
Listed 7/17/2017
Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
243 Chestnut Street
$59,900 
243 Chestnut Street
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
1,660 sqft
Listed 8/1/2017
Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
419-421 Afton Dr
$50,000 
419-421 Afton Dr
Salem, NJ

Listed 5/22/2017
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY
41 Slape Ave
$39,900 
41 Slape Ave
Salem, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
1,049 sqft
Listed 6/7/2017
Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
453 Stratford Dr
$24,900 Price reduced from $32,000 (-$7,100)
453 Stratford Dr
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
1,200 sqft
Listed 4/19/2017
Courtesy of CENTURY 21 GRAHAM REALTY
153 Grant St
$20,000 
153 Grant St
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 3/17/2017
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY
151 Grant St
$20,000 
151 Grant St
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 3/17/2017
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY
106 7th Street
$19,500 
106 7th Street
Salem, NJ

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
816 sqft
Listed 7/5/2017
Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
69 Thompson Street
$10,000 
69 Thompson Street
Salem, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
840 sqft
Listed 11/4/2016
Courtesy of WHEATON REAL ESTATE LLC
207 Hancocks Bridge Fort Elfsborg Road
$3,700 
207 Hancocks Bridge Fort Elfsborg Road
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 5/31/2017
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY-WASHINGTON TWP
694 Kenyon Ave
$2,200 
694 Kenyon Ave
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 5/4/2017
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY

Salem, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2017 15 $133,360 $120,100

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
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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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