For population 25 years and over in Lower Salem:
For population 15 years and over in Lower Salem village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $600 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (84.9 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (89.9 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (333.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Macksburg, OH (2.4 miles ), Lowell, OH (2.5 miles ), Devola, OH (2.8 miles ), Dexter City, OH (2.8 miles) , Marietta, OH (3.2 miles ), Williamstown, WV (3.4 miles ), Stafford, OH (3.5 miles) , Beverly, OH (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 39.56 N, Longitude: 81.39 W
Area code: 740
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+5.8%).
Average climate in Lower Salem, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lower Salem-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.5 miles away from the Lower Salem village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/28/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lower Salem-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lower Salem:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lower Salem:
See full list of schools located in Lower Salem
Public elementary/middle school in Lower Salem:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lower Salem that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 58.6%
(57.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lower Salem compared to Ohio state average:
Banks with branches in Lower Salem (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Lower Salem (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.97%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lower Salem government finances in 2002:
4.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,649 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,502 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lower Salem:
Strongest FM radio stations in Lower Salem:
TV broadcast stations around Lower Salem:
Lower Salem fatal accident list:
Aug 29, 1989 00:40 AM, 145, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,042
Total average daily truck traffic: 72
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,868
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lower Salem)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: