Salem Fayette County, West Virginia
Salem: City in West Virginia
Salem is a city located in the county of Fayette in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,586 and a population density of 458 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,511 inhabitants.
Salem Quick Facts
|Population :||1,511 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||West Virginia (United States)|
|County :||Fayette County|
|Postal code :||26426|
|Phone Area Codes :||304|
|Area :||3.47 km2|
|Altitude :||1,050 feet / 320 meters|
|Time Zone :||America/New_York|
|Local time :||21:48:39 (27th May 2022)|
|Density :||436 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-4.96% (2010-2020)|
Salem is located at 37°59'21"N 81°6'55"W (37.9892800, -81.1153800).
According to census records, the population of Salem decreased by 4.96% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||8,332|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||8,995|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||-7.4%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||9,005|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||8,987|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||5.9%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||20.2%|
|People over 65 (%) :||15.6%|
|Female persons, % :||50.9%|
|White only, percent :||71.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||17.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.0%|
|Asians alone % :||1.2%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.0%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||9.5%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||1.8%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||71.1%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||416|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||2.1%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||41.3%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||41.3%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$70,600|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$996|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$420|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$631|
|2015-2019 Households :||3,359|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||2.18|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||80.4%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||3.6%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||83.9%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||74.2%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||86.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||17.5%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||17.6%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||6.7%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||60.2%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||60.4%|
|Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) :||25,926|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||47,177|
|Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) :||151,384|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||178,270|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$20,293|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||21.7|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$32,899|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$19,238|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||28.9%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||586|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||307|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||165|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||55|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||478|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||73|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||438|
|2010 population per square mile :||4,223.6|
|2010 land area in square miles :||2.13|
Best Things to Do in Salem
1 Brandy Gap Tunnel #2
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Other Places in Salem
1 Salem Town Hall
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People born in Salem (4)
Schools in Salem
College & universities near Salem, WV
|413176||Fayette Institute of Technology||Oak Hill (WV)||25901|
Amtrak & bus stations near Salem, WV
|THN||Thurmond||Hwy 25 & Hwy 2||RAIL|
|PRC||Prince||Hwy 41 and County Road 25||RAIL|
|MNG||Montgomery||Third Avenue and Washington Street||RAIL|
|HIN||Hinton||Front St. and Fifth Ave.||RAIL|
|ALD||Alderson||1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza||RAIL|
Post offices near Salem
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Minden Post Office||Minden (WV)||25879|
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Other cities in Fayette County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fayette County , WV.
|Oak Hill||8,140||City in West Virginia|
|Fayette||4,619||City in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States|
|Fayetteville||2,684||Town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia|
|Mount Hope||1,377||City in West Virginia|
|Ansted||1,300||Town in Fayette County, West Virginia|
|Smithers||726||Human settlement in West Virginia, United States of America|
|Powellton||619||Census-designated place in Fayette County, West Virginia|
|Gauley Bridge||545||Human settlement in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States of America|
|Pine Grove||472||Unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia|
|Meadow Bridge||344||Human settlement in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States of America|
|Pax||150||Human settlement in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States of America|
Distance to Other Cities
Salem distances to largest West Virginia cities