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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 Road
$1,299,000 
723 Harmersville Canton Road
Salem, NJ

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
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Courtesy of GOLDCOAST SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
36 Cream Ridge Road
$699,999 
36 Cream Ridge Road
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
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Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY-WASHINGTON TWP
0 Afton Dr
$300,000 
0 Afton Dr
Salem, NJ

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Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY
72 Hancocks Bridge Fort Elfsborg Rd
$299,000 
72 Hancocks Bridge Fort Elfsborg Rd
SALEM, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
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Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CUMBERLAND COUNTY
75 Howard Ave
$220,000 
75 Howard Ave
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
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Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
0 Cross Road
$179,000 
0 Cross Road
Salem, NJ

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Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY
986 Main Street
$178,000 
986 Main Street
Salem, NJ

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Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY-MILLVILLE
348 Grant St
$119,900 
348 Grant St
Salem, NJ

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Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
10 Plasket Ave
$112,500 Price reduced from $115,000 (-$2,500)
10 Plasket Ave
Salem, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
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Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CUMBERLAND COUNTY
204 NEW UNION ST
$85,000 
204 NEW UNION ST
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
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Courtesy of BETTER HOMES and GARDENS REAL ESTATE MATURO REALTY GROUP
328 Quaker Neck Road
$63,900 
328 Quaker Neck Road
Salem, NJ

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
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Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
227 Chestnut St
$59,900 Price reduced from $69,000 (-$9,100)
227 Chestnut St
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
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Courtesy of CENTURY 21 GRAHAM REALTY
24 Lake Ave
$54,900 Price reduced from $69,900 (-$15,000)
24 Lake Ave
SALEM, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
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Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
419-421 Afton Dr
$50,000 
419-421 Afton Dr
Salem, NJ

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Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER EXCEL REALTY
44 Union Street
$30,000 
44 Union Street
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Baths
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Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CUMBERLAND COUNTY
601 Salem Quinton Rd.
$27,500 
601 Salem Quinton Rd.
SALEM, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
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Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
46 Elm Street
$24,500 
46 Elm Street
Salem, NJ

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
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Courtesy of S KELLY REAL ESTATE LLC
393 E Broadway
$17,999 
393 E Broadway
Salem, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
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Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CUMBERLAND COUNTY
69 Thompson Street
$9,999 
69 Thompson Street
Salem, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
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Courtesy of WHEATON REAL ESTATE LLC
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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
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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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