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Demographics

People

Total Population1,552
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+596
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married38%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,569
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,784
% Above Poverty Level78%
% Below Poverty Level22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.2%
% Using Public Transportation5.9%

Housing

People Living Alone25.6%
Median Gross Rent$513
Median House Value$57,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.1%
Irish13.7%
German13.6%
English7.4%
Italian6.4%
Dutch4.1%
Polish2.8%
Scottish2.3%
Welsh1%
Belgian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Russian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.4%
Greek0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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Salem Almanac

CategoryValue
County Harrison County
Standard Zip Codes26426
Phone Area Codes304,681
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
Clarksburg16,226$50,160
Lost Creek556$59,375
Lumberport881$57,891
Nutter Fort1,698$54,074
West Milford823$57,750
West Union1,018$45,417

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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