Demographics

People

Total Population1,664
Male Share of the Population54.8%
Female Share of the Population45.2%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+605
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married38.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.5%
Median Earnings25+$27,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,656

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,063
% Above Poverty Level77.8%
% Below Poverty Level22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone17.8%
Median Gross Rent$638
Median House Value$62,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.5%
German17.7%
Irish14.1%
Italian7.8%
Polish6.1%
English5.8%
French Except Basque3.4%
Welsh2.3%
Dutch2%
Belgian1.9%
Scottish1.5%
Norwegian1.2%
Portuguese0.8%
African0.7%
Brazilian0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Arab0.1%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHarrison County
Standard Zip Codes26426
Phone Area Codes3,04,681
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.28
Approximate Longitude-80.56

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)

StationWEST UNION 2
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationMIDDLEBOURNE 3 ESE
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationBUCKHANNON
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 40 F
Apr Temp35 to 63 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarksburg15,830$60,233
Lost Creek551$59,583
Lumberport801$61,250
Nutter Fort1,431$64,500
West Milford613$64,583
West Union819$59,750

Salem Public Schools

Salem Elementary
Rt 1 Box 10a
ZIP: 26426
(304) 558-1598
Primary
Total Enrollment 290

Salem Private Schools

Miracle Meadows School
Buffalo Calf Rd
ZIP: 26426
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
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