West Salem, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 884 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 
Males: 460  (52.1%)
Females: 424  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62476.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,308 (it was $27,031 in 2000)
West Salem:

$44,308
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,582 (it was $15,179 in 2000)

West Salem village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,054 (it was $39,700 in 2000)
West Salem:

$55,054
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $71,428; Detached houses: $71,846; Mobile homes: $64,475

Median gross rent in 2016: $383.

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  • Races in West Salem, IL (2010)

    West Salem races chart
    • 88198.2%White alone
    • 70.8%Black alone
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Salem: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.6%), American (15.6%), Irish (13.8%), English (9.3%), French (6.5%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/02/1914

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 567 people per square mile   (low).

West Salem, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in West Salem:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Salem village:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in West Salem, Illinois as of November 20, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in West Salem to the number of sex offenders is 171 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $879 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $617 (1.3%)

West Salem satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (45.1 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (121.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (230.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bone Gap, IL (2.3 miles ), Parkersburg, IL (2.3 miles ), Calhoun, IL (3.0 miles ), Browns, IL (3.2 miles) , Albion, IL (3.2 miles ), Bellmont, IL (3.3 miles ), Mount Erie, IL (3.5 miles) , Claremont, IL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 88.01 W

Area code: 618

West Salem household income distribution West Salem home values distribution

Crime rates in West Salem by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00113000
per 100,000 0.00.0101.7102.8307.10.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0104.90.00.0
Burglaries 00223240
per 100,000 0.00.0203.5205.5307.1209.9422.40.0
Theft 00546110
per 100,000 0.00.0508.6411.1614.1104.9105.60.0
Auto thefts 00000120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0104.9211.20.0
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.1) 0.00.0120.7113.1291.748.350.70.0

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Crime rate in West Salem detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -38 (-3.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in West Salem, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Salem-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the West Salem village center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 14.3 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Salem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 8.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 21.8 miles away from West Salem center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 6.7 miles away from West Salem center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 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 Edwards County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Salem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Salem:

  • REST HAVEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALBION, IL)
  • SHURTLEFF MANOR RESIDENTIAL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MOUNT CARMEL, IL)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; OLNEY, IL)
  • WABASH GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MOUNT CARMEL, IL)
  • OLNEY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; OLNEY, IL)
  • RIVER OAKS (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MOUNT CARMEL, IL)
  • RICHLAND MANOR (Hospital, about 16 miles away; OLNEY, IL)

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

  • Wabash Valley College (about 14 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,142)
  • Vincennes University (about 29 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 43 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 47 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Rend Lake College (about 57 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 65 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Lake Land College (about 67 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)

Public elementary/middle school in West Salem:

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Library in West Salem:

  • WEST SALEM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,598; Location: 112 WEST SOUTH STREET; 6,175 books; 40 audio materials; 192 video materials; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Salem: West Salem Fire Department First Responders (A), West Salem City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery (1), Evangelical Cemetery (2), Moravian Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Edwards County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.6%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
23 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

West Salem, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in West Salem (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of West Salem: First State Bank Of West Salem at 200 West Church Street, branch established on 1942/11/17. Info updated 2006/06/15: Bank assets: $17.9 mil, Deposits: $14.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Salem village (based on Edwards County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,88912
Mainline Protestant1,34014
None2,492-
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: 3
Edwards County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Edwards County:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Edwards County:

26.8%
Illinois:

25.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Salem:

50.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
West Salem:

26.4
Illinois:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
Illinois:

6.8

General health condition:
This city:

35.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Salem, IL 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$2,174$26,0880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,448
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,870$34,4401$299
Firefighters 0$0 1$60
Water Supply 2$6,619$39,7140$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,052
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$69
Totals for Government 4$11,663$34,98912$2,928

West Salem government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $62,000 ($70.14)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $119,000 ($134.62)
    Water Utilities: $87,000 ($98.42)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($98.42)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($58.82)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($55.43)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($52.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($32.81)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($11.31)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($9.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($4.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($7.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $191,000 ($216.06)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.13)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $179,000 ($202.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($6.79)

West Salem government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $58,000 ($65.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($38.46)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $223,000 ($252.26)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($18.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($104.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $146,000 ($165.16)
    All Other: $30,000 ($33.94)
    Highways: $28,000 ($31.67)
  • Tax - Property: $122,000 ($138.01)

West Salem government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($118.78)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $118,000 ($133.48)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $155,000 ($175.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $110,000 ($124.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($288.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($9.05)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($5.66)

West Salem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $703,000 ($795.25)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($10.18)

3.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.65%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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 Wabash County, IL  0.73% ($24,474 average AGI)
from Richland County, IL  0.54% ($33,643)
from White County, IL  0.42% ($25,000)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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 Wabash County, IL  0.86% ($24,261 average AGI)
to White County, IL  0.64% ($23,941)
to Richland County, IL  0.56% ($33,867)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Salem:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVMC (1360 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: WABASH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLN (740 AM; 0 kW; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Salem:

  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVJC (89.1 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS EASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGES)
  • WSEI (92.9 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WPTH (88.1 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: OLNEY VOICE OF CHRISTIAN FAITH, INC.)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IL; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRAY-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WAKO-FM (103.1 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL; Owner: LAWRENCEVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJD (100.5 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: WSJD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Salem:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
  • WNOI-LP (Channel 24; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

West Salem fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 1990 01:50 PM, Church, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 75Total average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Salem)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • West Salem Subst St 150 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 38.544222 Lon: -88.058083), Call Sign: WGZ909, Licensee ID: L00026067
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/1996, Expiration Date: 09/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2002Registrant: Soyland Power Cooperative Inc, 788 N Sunnyside Rd, Decatur, IL 62522
  • FARM, 3827 Hwy 11 (Lat: 38.525639 Lon: -87.915361), Call Sign: WQSA836
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.850 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2013, Expiration Date: 08/23/2023, Certifier: Dan G StrineRegistrant: Mobile Radio Specialists Inc, 2150 B North First Street, Grayville, IL 62844, Phone: (618) 375-7868, Fax: (618) 375-5261, Email:
  • Wabash County, Sec 23, Lick Prairie, Tin-R14-Sec. 23 (Lat: 38.495861 Lon: -87.934889), Call Sign: WQSI446
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHzGrant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 09/24/2023, Certifier: Allen BrosterRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Baker Seed, 610 Seminary St West Salem, Il 62476 (Lat: 38.519361 Lon: -88.014361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQWT980
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/18/2025, Certifier: Rickie D HickoxRegistrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Salem)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in West Salem, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2181.7 years
John1773.6 years
Charles1677.9 years
William1577.5 years
Robert1468.3 years
James1269.4 years
George1178.8 years
Ralph978.2 years
Edna983.2 years
Arthur881.2 years
Most common last names in West Salem, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clodfelter2379.0 years
Smith1877.9 years
Miller1282.7 years
Feldman1076.0 years
Myers1076.9 years
Mcdowell974.1 years
Boewe876.8 years
Gaede881.2 years
Taylor780.9 years
Knackmuhs784.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

West Salem compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage 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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