A new survey suggests that Salem’s cafes are the very best in the state.
According to a new survey conducted by the Salem Business Association, which was released Tuesday, Salem has the highest number of coffee shops per capita.
The survey found that Salem has over 30,000 coffee shops, while the city’s surrounding area has approximately 14,000.
Salem has also the highest concentration of restaurants per capita with 5,500 restaurants per square mile and the most bars per capita at 4,500.
Salem has the third highest number to the number of businesses per capita in the nation, with 2,848 restaurants per 100,000 residents.
That number is higher than the next four states, which are New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Vermont.
The study also found that the cities of Salem, Dover, Newington, Portsmouth and Portsmouth were the most diverse places to live, with African Americans making up 2.3 percent of residents and Hispanics at 1.9 percent.
The top 10 most diverse cities in the U.S. according to the report were:New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Miami, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Miami-Dade, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Detroit, Las Vegas and Philadelphia.
The next five most diverse areas were:Los Angeles, New Orleans, Denver, Boston and San Francisco.
In a statement, Salem Business Executive Director Kevin Miller said, “While there is much more diversity in our city than many people realize, we are still far behind in terms of diversity in this country.
This report demonstrates that we are on the right track.”
Miller added that Salem was named the most racially diverse city in the country in the 2016 Census.