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People

Total Population 1,671
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 624
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 37.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,198
% Above Poverty Level 78.4%
% Below Poverty Level 21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.9%
Median Gross Rent $545
Median House Value $58,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 13.3%

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

Salem Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 85 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 26426
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.282
Longitude -80.559

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 WEST UNION 2
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station MIDDLEBOURNE 3 ESE
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station BUCKHANNON
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bristol (26426)

Industrial (26426)

Wolf Summit (26426)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarksburg 16,347 $53,495
Lost Creek 481 $56,250
Lumberport 1,022 $54,063
Nutter Fort 1,625 $54,489
West Milford 772 $63,750
West Union 1,163 $40,568

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

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