Salem County

Salem County, New Jersey

PO Box 18
Salem, NJ 08079
Phone: (856) 935-7510
Fax: (856) 935-8882

In southwestern NJ along Delaware River, east of Wilmington, DE; original county, organized May 17, 1694. Name Origin: Anglicization of Hebrew shalom 'peace.'

Area (sq mi):: 372.57 (land 337.88; water 34.69) Population per square mile: 196.40
Population 2005: 66,346 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 64,285 (White 79.60%; Black or African American 14.80%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,874; median household $45,573; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,665-$29,568
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Meanwhile, Bergen County topped the list for most overall clean energy jobs with 6,426 a long way away from Salem County, listed 21st with 177 clean energy jobs.
Connie Waller of the Salem County Humane Society said, "She was eating the carcass of a dead other dog that they had, and the people had moved out and just left them," ( CBS Local reported.
The publicly traded company sold the two-hospital Mary Black Health System (332 beds), four hospitals in South Carolina (650 beds) and Memorial Hospital of Salem County (126 beds) in New Jersey.
Festival goers visiting will enjoy pumpkin desserts, 100+ craftsmen, Salem County Fall Home Show, fun contests, give-a-ways, wine sampling, Food Trucks, NJ Largest Baked Pumpkin Pie, pony rides and hayrides around the fairgrounds.
While in the Salem County area, these workers will live and shop locally giving a major boost to the local economy.
In May, a training exercise in New Jersey led to a dire "NUCLEAR POWER PLANT WARNING" being broadcast to two counties near the Hope Creek nuclear power plant in Salem County, N.J.
Earlier this month, e-commerce giant agreed to lease a 705,000 s/f distribution facility in Oldmans Township, Salem County.
Farmers of Salem also said its employees participated in the annual women's build for Habitat for Humanity of Salem County, N.J..
Direct inpatient competition in the primary service area is limited to Memorial Hospital of Salem County, which secures about 8%-9% inpatient market share.
Senior Open will return to Salem County Club in Peabody on June 29-July 2, 2017.
* Kent Jones, CPCU, CPA, CPIA, AIAF, ARe, President & CEO, Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Salem County