For population 25 years and over in South Salem:
For population 15 years and over in South Salem village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $738 (0.8%)
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 ), Bainbridge, OH (2.8 miles ), Frankfort, OH (2.9 miles ), Leesburg, OH (3.6 miles ), Clarksburg, OH (3.8 miles ), North Fork Village, OH (3.9 miles ), New Holland, OH (3.9 miles ), Washington, OH (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 83.31 W
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-6.2%).
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
South Salem-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 66% 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 significantly below Ohio state average. It is 95% 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 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ross County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Esther Boise Van Deman - Archaeologist, Henry L. Dickey - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near South Salem:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Salem:
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Public elementary/middle school in South Salem:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.4%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
South Salem compared to Ohio state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for South Salem (based on Ross County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,342 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:
4.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,359 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 South Salem:
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TV broadcast stations around South Salem:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.