South Salem, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 101  (49.0%)
Females: 107  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45681.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,031 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
South Salem:

$38,031
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,693 (it was $12,762 in 2000)

South Salem village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,841 (it was $62,900 in 2000)
South Salem:

$68,841
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $143,121; Detached houses: $151,976; Townhouses or other attached units: $527,822; In 2-unit structures: $71,093; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,626; Mobile homes: $52,658

Median gross rent in 2016: $776.

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  • Races in South Salem, OH (2010)

    South Salem races chart
    • 20198.5%White alone
    • 21.0%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

Races in South Salem detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Salem: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (20.3%), English (17.7%), Irish (13.9%), German (7.6%), Scottish (6.3%), European (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,004 people per square mile   (low).

South Salem,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in South Salem:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Salem village:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.5%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in South Salem, Ohio as of November 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in South Salem to the number of sex offenders is 126 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $885 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $386 (0.6%)

South Salem satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (48.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Greenfield, OH (2.1 miles ), Frankfort, OH (2.9 miles ), Bourneville, OH (3.0 miles) , Cynthiana, OH (3.4 miles) , Leesburg, OH (3.6 miles ), Highland Holiday, OH (3.6 miles ), Rocky Fork Point, OH (3.7 miles ), Clarksburg, OH (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 83.31 W

South Salem household income distribution South Salem home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-6.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in South Salem: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Salem, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Salem-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.3 miles away from the South Salem village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Salem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from South Salem center
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) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 253.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from South Salem center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 100.4 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 Ross County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Salem topographic map

Birthplace of: Esther Boise Van Deman - Archaeologist, Henry L. Dickey - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near South Salem:

  • HEARTH AND CARE AT GREENFIELD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GREENFIELD, OH)
  • LEIGH LANE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GREENFIELD, OH)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR OF GREENFIELD I (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GREENFIELD, OH)
  • GREENFIELD AREA MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GREENFIELD, OH)
  • VALLEY VIEW ALZHEIMER'S CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANKFORT, OH)
  • VALLEY VIEW MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRANKFORT, OH)
  • MAPLE VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BAINBRIDGE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Salem:

  • Southern State Community College (about 18 miles; Hillsboro, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,418)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 29 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Cedarville University (about 40 miles; Cedarville, OH; FT enrollment: 3,396)
  • Central State University (about 41 miles; Wilberforce, OH; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • Shawnee State University (about 46 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • DeVry University-Ohio (about 47 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,896)
  • Franklin University (about 47 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)

Public elementary/middle school in South Salem:

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Ross County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.7%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Ohio average:

10.7

South Salem travel time to work - commute South Salem mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Salem village (based on Ross County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,54872
Mainline Protestant6,94434
Catholic2,7502
Other5385
Black Protestant2903
None57,994-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Ross County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Ross County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Ross County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ross County:

31.6%
Ohio:

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

13.9%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Salem:

48.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Salem:

19.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Salem:

20.5%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
South Salem:

58.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
South Salem:

84.6%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Salem, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$800$9,6000$0
Other Government Administration 7$815$1,3970$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$100
Sewerage 0$0 2$150
Totals for Government 8$1,615$2,4233$250

4.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, OH  0.53% ($25,236 average AGI)
from Pike County, OH  0.49% ($31,489)
from Pickaway County, OH  0.41% ($27,527)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  0.69% ($27,172 average AGI)
to Pickaway County, OH  0.42% ($26,611)
to Pike County, OH  0.42% ($28,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Salem:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBEX (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHI (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Salem:

  • WOHC (90.1 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVNU (97.5 FM; GREENFIELD, OH; Owner: SOUTHERN OHIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVXC (89.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WKKJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXIZ (100.9 FM; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WCHO-FM (105.5 FM; WASHINGTON COURT HOU, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSRW-FM (106.7 FM; HILLSBORO, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around South Salem:

  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • W59DL (Channel 59; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5400 St Rt 28 (Lat: 39.352861 Lon: -83.239000), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPVS227
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.912 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Rick RiccardiRegistrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. Seventeenth Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (202) 828-5700, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Salem)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in South Salem, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1166.3 years
Mary570.0 years
Charles478.5 years
Richard473.2 years
Robert470.5 years
William474.2 years
Evelyn371.7 years
Harold373.6 years
Howard371.0 years
Gerald363.4 years
Most common last names in South Salem, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hester579.0 years
Smith456.3 years
Taylor457.2 years
Gray366.7 years
Johnson370.4 years
Jones363.1 years
Knisley374.4 years
Davis380.7 years
Miller376.0 years
Nolan373.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (9%)

South Salem compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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