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Population in 2012: 12,161 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 5,954  (49.0%)
Females: 6,207  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 44460.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,323 (it was $30,006 in 2000)
Salem:

$36,323
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,805

Salem city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,646 (it was $76,900 in 2000)
Salem:

$91,646
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,157; Detached houses: $113,513; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,194; In 2-unit structures: $74,890; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,146; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,185

Median gross rent in 2012: $578.

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  • White alone - 11,708 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 310 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 126 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 76 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salem: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.6%), Irish (14.6%), United States (9.9%), Italian (8.3%), English (7.1%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1226 feet

Land area: 5.47 square miles.

Population density: 2,222 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Salem:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

202 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Ohio as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 434 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,065 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,057 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (17.2 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (36.7 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (306.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Salem Heights, OH (1.4 miles ), Washingtonville, OH (2.2 miles ), Leetonia, OH (2.3 miles ), Damascus, OH (2.3 miles ), Beloit, OH (2.8 miles ), Columbiana, OH (2.9 miles ), Sebring, OH (3.0 miles ), Lisbon, OH (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $920,200
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.90 N, Longitude: 80.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,232 (+26.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,026 (39.5%)

Area code: 330

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Property values in Salem, OH


 

Crime rates in Salem by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0002000000211
per 100,000 0.00.00.016.20.00.00.00.00.00.017.18.18.2
Robberies 1000115000001
per 100,000 8.40.00.00.08.28.341.60.00.00.00.00.08.2
Assaults 5864011201112
per 100,000 41.865.548.932.40.08.38.316.80.08.58.68.116.3
Burglaries 4812199312325303523
per 100,000 33.565.597.8154.074.224.999.825.217.042.7256.9284.3187.5
Thefts 3139425558697014110654282370228
per 100,000 259.4319.2342.3445.9478.3571.8582.41183.4901.1461.22415.23005.21858.3
Auto thefts 7843125181236399
per 100,000 58.665.532.624.399.041.4149.8100.725.551.225.773.173.4
Arson 0000000000101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.60.08.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 27.034.131.447.833.230.653.957.837.526.0126.1147.1100.8

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Crime rate in Salem detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Ohio average:

1.99

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Salem, Ohio accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -286 (-2.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Salem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Salem city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/12/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salem-area historical earthquake activity is above Ohio state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from Salem center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from Salem center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbiana County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Salem topographic map

Birthplace of: JD Doyle - Radio producer, James McDonald Chaney - Theologian, Jerri Nielsen - Physician, Sam Willaman - Football player and coach, Theodate Pope Riddle - Architect, Howard Harpster - Football player and coach, Bill Jelen - Technology writer, Horace Phillips (baseball) - Major League Baseball manager, John Allen Campbell - Union Army General, Lloyd Yoder - Football player.

Main business address for: GIANT MOTORSPORTS INC (TRANSPORTATION SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Salem:

  • FMC - SALEM SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, 2345 EAST PERSHING STREET)
  • SALEM AREA VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, 718 EAST THIRD STREET, SUITE A)
  • SALEM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1995 EAST STATE STREET)
  • BLOSSOM NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 109 BLOSSOM LANE)
  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 767 BENTON RD)
  • ESSEX OF SALEM I (Nursing Home, 2511 BENTLEY DRIVE)
  • HUTTON NURSING CENTER III (Nursing Home, 230 CONTINENTAL DR)
  • PLEASANT VIEW NORTH RETIREMENT CTR (Nursing Home, 451 VALLEY ROAD)
  • SALEM CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1985 EAST PERSHING STREET)
  • SALEM CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, 1985 E PERSHING ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Salem, OH

Airports and heliports located in Salem:


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Amtrak stations near Salem:

  • 13 miles: ALLIANCE (MAIN & WEBB STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.salem.oh.us

Colleges/Universities in Salem:

  • Kent State University Salem Campus (Full-time enrollment: 1,134; Location: 2491 State Route 45 South; Public; Website: www.salem.kent.edu)
  • Hannah E Mullins School of Practical Nursing (FT enrollment: 74; Location: 230 North Lincoln Avenue, Suite 3; Public; Website: www.salem.k12.oh.us/www/mullins/mullins.html)
  • Allegheny Wesleyan College (FT enrollment: 51; Location: 2161 Woodsdale Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: awc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • Mount Union College (about 14 miles; Alliance, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • Youngstown State University (about 18 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 10,872)
  • Walsh University (about 28 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • Stark State College of Technology (about 31 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 5,339)
  • Kent State University Stark Campus (about 31 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,924)
  • Kent State University Kent Campus (about 31 miles; Kent, OH; FT enrollment: 20,286)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 37 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 18,925)

Public high school in Salem:

Private high school in Salem:

  • SALEM WESLEYAN ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 1095 NEW GARDEN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Salem:

Private elementary/middle school in Salem:

  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 925 E STATE ST; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Salem:

  • SALEM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $941,761; Location: 821 E. STATE ST.; 85,993 books; 7,567 audio materials; 10,801 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 197 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Amateur Radio - Salem Area Amateur Radio Association, Inc. ais a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1987 for the promotion of amateur radio. Know as SAARA this organization supports several area organizations with communications for civic related events and also provides communication for local government in times of emergency. Members maybe contacted by other amateur radio operators on the KA8OEB 147.255 or 444.675 repeaters, both of which have a 156.7 CCTSS (PL). SAARA meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Salem Salvation Army located on N. Ellsworth Ave. in Salem at 7 PM. Amateurs and general public are invited to attend.

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Notable locations in Salem: K L G Mobile Intensive Company (A), Salem Fire Department (B), Salem City Hall (C), Salem Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Plaza Shopping Center (1), Salem Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Salem include: Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church (A), Believers Christian Fellowship Church (B), Emmanuel Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Friends Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hope Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Salem include: Centennial Park (1), Waterworth Memorial Park (2), Kelley Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Barnetts Motel (31257 Salem Alliance Road), Colonial Motel (15036 Salem Alliance Road).

 
Columbiana County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 PM10 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.55
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.72. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salem and their reported violations in the past:

TIMASHAMIE FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
COLONIAL VILLA ESTATES (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PONDEROSA PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
SALEM HILLS GOLF & CC (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SALEM SAXON CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PHILLIPS CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-1997 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-1997), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-1997)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-1997), St Public Notif received (FEB-18-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-1997 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-1997), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STONERIDGE TERRACE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-1997), St Boil Water Order (OCT-27-1997), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-1997), St Boil Water Order (OCT-27-1997), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salem that have no violations reported:

  • LOCUST GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.0%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Black residents, 45.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 27.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Salem, OH

People in group quarters in Salem in 2010:

  • 244 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 171 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Salem in 2000:

  • 267 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Salem compared to Ohio state average:

Salem, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Salem (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Salem Giant Eagle Branch at 2401 East State Street, branch established on 2011/05/05; Salem West Branch at 193 South Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 1980/10/20. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Salem Branch at 123 North Broadway, branch established on 1846/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Home Savings and Loan Company: Salem Branch at 650 E State St, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $2,035.1 mil, Deposits: $1,617.8 mil, headquarters in Youngstown, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Salem at 2233 East Pershing St, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Woodforest National Bank: Salem Oh Walmart Branch at 2875 East State Street, branch established on 2008/08/30. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • The Farmers National Bank of Canfield: Salem Branch at 1858 East State Street, branch established on 1980/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,055.8 mil, Deposits: $846.0 mil, headquarters in Canfield, OH, positive income, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers National Banc Corp.
  • KeyBank National Association: Salem Downtown Branch at 315 East State Street, branch established on 1984/09/30. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Consumers National Bank: Salem Branch at 141 South Ellsworth, branch established on 1975/07/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $311.4 mil, Deposits: $263.3 mil, headquarters in Minerva, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Consumers Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Salem travel time to work - commute


Salem mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Salem city (based on Columbiana County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.43%
Here40.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents29.1%15.8%11.1%8.7%7.4%
Congregations6.8%17.4%15.5%8.1%5.0%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents4.8%3.4%3.1%2.3%14.4%
Congregations1.9%5.6%4.3%1.9%33.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Columbiana County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Columbiana County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Columbiana County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbiana County:

31.7%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

5.9%
State:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$15,401$36,96217$6,834
Other Government Administration 4$11,750$35,2502$3,556
Judicial and Legal 1$3,239$38,86815$6,561
Police Protection - Officers 24$83,753$41,8770$0
Police - Other 1$2,446$29,35217$11,159
Firefighters 16$61,698$46,2740$0
Correction 0$0 1$705
Streets and Highways 13$43,862$40,4880$0
Health 0$0 1$635
Sewerage 6$21,551$43,1020$0
Parks and Recreation 5$13,260$31,8240$0
Water Supply 15$53,895$43,1160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,513$30,1560$0
Totals for Government 91$313,368$41,32353$29,450

Salem government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $3,331,000 ($273.91)
    Sewerage: $715,000 ($58.79)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($2.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,821,000 ($149.74)
    Sewerage: $1,452,000 ($119.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,211,000 ($99.58)
    Fire Protection: $1,193,000 ($98.10)
    Regular Highways: $847,000 ($69.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $483,000 ($39.72)
    General - Other: $428,000 ($35.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $337,000 ($27.71)
    General Public Buildings: $193,000 ($15.87)
    Financial Administration: $187,000 ($15.38)
    Central Staff Services: $144,000 ($11.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $91,000 ($7.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $45,000 ($3.70)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,037,000 ($85.27)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($3.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $204,000 ($16.77)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($1.81)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.49)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,560,000 ($539.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Salem government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,284,000 ($270.04)
    All Other: $50,000 ($4.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($1.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $93,000 ($7.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,270,000 ($104.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $931,000 ($76.56)
    Special Assessments: $26,000 ($2.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,704,000 ($140.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $592,000 ($48.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $519,000 ($42.68)
    All Other: $413,000 ($33.96)
    General Support: $268,000 ($22.04)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,770,000 ($310.01)
    Property: $874,000 ($71.87)
    NEC: $95,000 ($7.81)
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000 ($0.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($0.74)

Salem government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $15,800,000 ($1299.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,147,000 ($423.24)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,995,000 ($328.51)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,187,000 ($426.53)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($6.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,674,000 ($548.80)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($6.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,720,000 ($1621.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $75,000 ($6.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,660,000 ($300.96)

Salem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,627,000 ($133.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,743,000 ($1130.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,720,000 ($1621.58)

4.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
Ohio average:

5.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($219 average AGI)
Columbiana County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mahoning County, OH  0.96% ($32,175 average AGI)
from Stark County, OH  0.38% ($32,753)
from Beaver County, PA  0.27% ($30,209)


4.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Ohio average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($116 average AGI)
Columbiana County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mahoning County, OH  1.00% ($27,630 average AGI)
to Stark County, OH  0.37% ($26,272)
to Beaver County, PA  0.20% ($29,488)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:

  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSOM (600 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:

  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZKL (92.5 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: D. A. PETERSON, INC.)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHBC-FM (94.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WNCD (93.3 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRMU-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: MOUNT UNION COLLEGE)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBG (106.1 FM; NILES, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:

  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVM-LP (Channel 52; CANTON, OH; Owner: LUCINDA DeVAUL-TONGES)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W52DS (Channel 52; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Salem fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 36 meters (118ft)
Total costs: $410,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,558
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,263
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 39,679

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salem)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Salem, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salem)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Salem)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$78,32280$82,020258$89,18115$16,68121$69,653
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$08$74,79442$83,6682$18,1751$94,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$92,55517$59,998108$86,53119$15,8546$62,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$09$103,20855$100,3482$25,8053$59,987
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$54,81013$100,6650$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9505.00 , 9506.00, 9507.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$80,80122$104,6633$58,083
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$77,6607$93,9090$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$53,0701$29,660
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$109,7902$100,4100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$71,4900$0
Choose year:  2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9505.00 , 9506.00, 9507.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 148
  • Hazardous Condition: 243
  • Service Call: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 25

Incident types - Salem


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salem, OH

Most common first names in Salem, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34181.2 years
John27575.1 years
William20374.8 years
Robert20071.0 years
Charles15874.6 years
Helen14181.3 years
James13472.6 years
George13075.9 years
Joseph11775.0 years
Margaret11380.3 years
Most common last names in Salem, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9076.8 years
Miller6376.4 years
Davis3678.7 years
Wilson3576.5 years
Jones3475.4 years
Thomas3479.0 years
Moore3377.7 years
Zimmerman2982.3 years
Jackson2972.3 years
Brown2876.4 years
Businesses in Salem, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts2RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid1
FedEx4Sears1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS4
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Salem, OH


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  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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