Salem's Historical Population


This is a listing of the population of Salem, Massachusetts derived from each US census from 1790 to the present.

Year

  Population   Rank in top 100
1790   7,921   7
1800   9,457   8
1810   12,613   9
1820   12,731   10
1830   13,895   14
1840   15,082   26
1850   20,264   34
1860   22,252   42
1870   24,117   54
1880   27,563   72
1890   30,801   100
1900   35,956   -
1910   43,697   -
1920   42,529   -
1930   43,353   -
1940   41,213   -
1950   41,880   -
1960   39,212   -
1970   40,566   -
1980   38,220   -
1990   38,091   -
2000   40,407   -
2010   41, 340   -