The town of Salem is located in the county of New London. It covers a total area of 77.2 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, construction, courier, information technology, metal, insurance, real estate and logistics, enhance the economic viability of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by restaurants, road side services, parks, parking lot stations, garden centers and clinics and beverage shops, contributes to the financial viability of the city.