Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,608
Nationwide Rank 8440

Quick Facts

Salem, Arkansas is the 8,440th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Salem, Arkansas is a city.

Salem, Arkansas is currently 1.7% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Salem, Arkansas's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8430 Earlville, Illinois 1,610 -10.5%
8431 Homer City, Pennsylvania 1,610 -12.4%
8432 Smith Center, Kansas 1,610 -16.3%
8433 Warner, Oklahoma 1,610 6.0%
8434 Columbus, New Mexico 1,609 -8.3%
8435 Hatch, New Mexico 1,609 -1.6%
8436 Kingsley, Michigan 1,609 7.9%
8437 Union City, Ohio 1,609 -8.7%
8438 Walnut Grove, Mississippi 1,609 219.8%
8439 Adrian, Missouri 1,608 -10.3%
8440 Salem, Arkansas 1,608 -0.4%
8441 Shoreacres, Texas 1,608 7.8%
8442 Belleair Beach, Florida 1,607 -1.5%
8443 Corydon, Iowa 1,607 1.1%
8444 Jerome, Illinois 1,607 14.0%
8445 North Bennington, Vermont 1,607 12.8%
8446 Summit, Mississippi 1,607 0.3%
8447 Dayton, Virginia 1,606 19.0%
8448 East Dubuque, Illinois 1,606 -19.5%
8449 Chapin, South Carolina 1,604 143.3%
8450 Fulton, Texas 1,604 3.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arkansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6025 Pottsville 3,186 54.1%
6076 Corning 3,138 -14.4%
6143 DeWitt 3,085 -13.1%
6178 Alexander 3,057 39.9%
6182 Elkins 3,055 138.1%
6192 Atkins 3,038 5.7%
6200 Prescott 3,030 -17.4%
6347 Bald Knob 2,881 -10.5%
6369 Mountain View 2,853 -2.5%
6469 Bethel Heights 2,762 282.5%
6480 Little Flock 2,754 5.8%
6493 England 2,744 -9.9%
6535 Brinkley 2,714 -30.5%
6554 Hamburg 2,698 -10.8%
6579 Green Forest 2,679 -3.5%
6634 Hoxie 2,632 -6.0%
6674 Dermott 2,597 -30.5%
6689 West Fork 2,587 24.0%
6790 Marked Tree 2,501 -10.9%
6810 Clinton 2,486 -0.6%
6840 Mayflower 2,471 50.4%
6847 Charleston 2,463 -16.8%
6848 Lincoln 2,463 36.0%
6852 Huntsville 2,456 20.4%
6858 Lake City 2,451 22.7%
6875 Lavaca 2,444 32.8%
6901 Danville 2,420 1.2%
6956 Bono 2,379 56.8%
7005 Harrisburg 2,347 7.0%
7030 Lake Village 2,328 -17.4%
7043 Elm Springs 2,320 142.9%
7071 Wrightsville 2,304 65.0%
7170 Earle 2,244 -25.9%
7218 Fairfield Bay 2,207 -10.3%
7255 Carlisle 2,182 -5.4%
7330 Gassville 2,136 24.6%
7346 Horseshoe Bend 2,126 -6.9%
7356 Glenwood 2,122 -0.3%
7361 Star City 2,119 -14.6%
7405 Gurdon 2,098 -7.7%
7456 Eureka Springs 2,074 -9.1%
7591 Eudora 2,005 -28.6%
7616 Judsonia 1,992 0.0%
7622 Augusta 1,986 -25.0%
7705 Bull Shoals 1,944 -2.4%
7779 Cave City 1,909 -2.1%
7933 Lepanto 1,833 -13.9%
7969 Melbourne 1,813 7.7%
7991 Bay 1,805 -0.6%
8004 Decatur 1,799 24.4%
8005 Rector 1,799 -10.3%
8020 Leachville 1,792 -11.6%
8098 Calico Rock 1,760 76.8%
8099 Goshen 1,760 133.4%
8178 Tuckerman 1,726 -7.6%
8190 Smackover 1,721 -13.9%
8201 Lamar 1,715 18.8%
8356 Mulberry 1,641 0.8%
8382 Kensett 1,633 -9.1%
8386 Des Arc 1,630 -15.4%
8440 Salem 1,608 -0.4%
8475 Monette 1,593 34.6%
8549 McCrory 1,555 -15.3%
8552 Murfreesboro 1,554 -11.9%
8592 Redfield 1,540 29.3%
8675 Stamps 1,505 -29.0%
8837 Clarendon 1,445 -26.0%
8859 Perryville 1,436 -1.5%
8940 Dover 1,407 5.0%
8947 Greenland 1,406 55.0%
8972 Cedarville 1,399 23.4%
9019 Hazen 1,383 -15.1%
9171 Flippin 1,327 -1.9%
9240 Marshall 1,302 -2.9%
9317 Waldo 1,283 -19.4%
9327 Hampton 1,280 -18.5%
9343 Hughes 1,275 -31.4%
9392 Caraway 1,256 -7.1%
9396 Rison 1,256 -1.4%
9442 Marmaduke 1,242 6.8%
9480 Diaz 1,227 -4.2%
9488 Ola 1,225 1.7%
9625 Newark 1,185 -2.8%
9692 Mineral Springs 1,166 -7.0%
9720 Yellville 1,159 -11.3%
9753 Lewisville 1,150 -10.0%
9915 Dierks 1,102 -10.1%
9920 Mansfield 1,101 0.0%
9934 Highland 1,097 10.8%
9964 Ash Flat 1,089 3.2%
10068 Wooster 1,061 102.4%
10071 Luxora 1,060 -19.3%
10097 London 1,051 4.9%
10109 Oak Grove Heights 1,048 43.7%
10133 Horatio 1,041 4.5%
10187 Coal Hill 1,026 2.3%
10218 Parkin 1,017 -36.3%
10278 Mount Ida 1,005 2.8%
10295 Kibler 1,001 3.0%
10361 Marvell 986 -29.4%
10585 Cotter 938 1.4%
10598 Mammoth Spring 936 -18.4%
10631 Foreman 928 -17.2%
10768 Dyer 900 54.9%
10856 Bearden 877 -24.0%
10904 Fouke 867 6.5%
10968 Greers Ferry 858 -7.6%
10996 Wilson 853 -8.8%
11028 Altheimer 846 -29.0%
11056 East Camden 841 -6.2%
11098 Magazine 835 -8.7%
11152 Hackett 825 18.1%
11250 Stephens 809 -29.4%
11277 Norphlet 805 -1.9%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,608 8,440
2016 1,623 8,397
2015 1,634 8,361
2014 1,623 8,387
2013 1,648 8,325
2012 1,646 8,319
2011 1,647 8,323
2010 1,635 8,354
2009 1,592 8,349
2008 1,613 8,287
2007 1,619 8,255
2006 1,600 8,278
2005 1,619 8,219
2004 1,623 8,201
2003 1,601 8,247
2002 1,599 8,242
2001 1,603 8,231
2000 1,616 8,200
1990 1,486 8,109