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People

Total Population 1,653
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 9.1%
Employed Population 16+ 711
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,107
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $84,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.6%
US/American 0%
English 14.2%
Irish 18.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Salem Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles S of Elyria, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 44287
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.971
Longitude -82.11

West Salem Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station OBERLIN
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station MANSFIELD 5 W
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West Salem, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Albion (44287)

Lattasburg (44287)

Pleasant Home (44287)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burbank 227 $55,417
Congress 162 $31,528
Lodi 2,780 $42,863

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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West Salem High Schools

NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
7473 N ELYRIA RD
419-846-3833
Serves 473 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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