Zip Code 03079 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSalem
Zip Code StateNew Hampshire
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Rockingham
Area Code603
Current Population:28776
Racial Majority:White 87.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$74357
Average Adjusted Gross Income$86840
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range138 - 259 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.79059700, -71.22017400

Zip Code 03079 Description

Zip Code 03079 is located in the state of New Hampshire in the Boston metro area. Zip code 03079 is primarily located in Rockingham County. The official US Postal Service name for 03079 is SALEM, New Hampshire. Portions of zip code 03079 are contained within or border the city limits of Methuen, MA, Haverhill, MA, . The area code for zip code 03079 is 603. 03079 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Hampshire.

The current unemployment level in 03079 is 4.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 03079 increased to 28776 from 28115 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 03079 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 03079 public schools is White. 17.5% of students in 03079 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 25366 87.95% 25958 -2%
 Black Or African American 150 0.52% 212 -29%
 Hispanic 1680 5.83% 1270 +32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.1% 36 -22%
 Asian 1058 3.67% 925 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.09% 8 +225%
 Other Race 56 0% 56 -100%
 Two Or More Races 311 1.85% 311 +71%

Zip Code 03079 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.5%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 6.5%
 Asian 3.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 03079 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2877628115
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households11145
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$74357
Income Under $50K Per Year31.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year33.80%
03079 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Hampshire District 2Ann McLane KusterDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All New Hampshire Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$281511
Average Real Estate Sale Price$239030
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59h - Gulf of Maine Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 03079 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)14162534445459584938302037
Avg Max Temp (°F)35374658697883817362503959
Avg Precip (In.)3.923.193.994.163.643.643.553.413.784.134.383.8645.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type03079
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours