West Salem, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 1,475 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 713  (48.3%)
Females: 762  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 44287.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,773 (it was $36,563 in 2000)
West Salem:

$38,773
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,640 (it was $14,309 in 2000)

West Salem village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,915 (it was $73,200 in 2000)
West Salem:

$87,915
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $90,756; detached houses: $117,339; mobile homes: $13,869

Median gross rent in 2016: $737.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Salem: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.9%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Salem, OH (2010)
    • 1,41896.9%White alone
    • 312.1%Hispanic
    • 120.8%Two or more races
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Black alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in West Salem, Ohio as of October 13, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Salem is 183 to 1.


Crime rates in West Salem by year

Type

2009

2010

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.0)
1
(68.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(479.5)
3
(203.9)
1
(68.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(1,370)
27
(1,835)
15
(1,022)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(137.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 268.0)99.3142.1100.1

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City-data.com crime index in West Salem, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Ohio average:

1.14
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Ancestries: German (18.4%), English (12.9%), Irish (10.3%), American (8.7%), Italian (6.4%), Polish (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,428 people per square mile   (low).

West Salem,OH real estate house value index trend

West Salem, Ohio map

21 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.3%
Ohio:

4.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
West Salem village:

1.1% ($778)
Ohio:

1.3% ($1,271)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elyria, OH (27.8 miles , pop. 55,953).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (31.7 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (295.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Congress, OH (2.1 miles),
Cinnamon Lake, OH (2.1 miles ),
Polk, OH (2.4 miles ),
Burbank, OH (2.5 miles ),
Lodi, OH (2.6 miles ),
Spencer, OH (3.0 miles ),
New Pittsburg, OH (3.0 miles ),
Westfield Center, OH (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 82.11 W

Area codes: 567, 419

Distribution of median household income in West Salem, OH in 2016
Distribution of house value in West Salem, OH in 2016
West Salem satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Ohio:

4.1%
Most common industries in West Salem, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.8%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.3%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (18.1%)
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Educational services (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
Most common occupations in West Salem, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)

Average climate in West Salem, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Salem, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Salem-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the West Salem village center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 52.5 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Salem-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% 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 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from West Salem center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 214.9 miles away from West 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 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from West Salem 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 353.2 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 Wayne County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near West Salem:

  • BURBANK PARKE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BURBANK, OH)
  • LODI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LODI, OH)
  • COUNTRY POINTE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WOOSTER, OH)
  • KINGSTON OF ASHLAND (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ASHLAND, OH)
  • CRYSTAL CARE CENTER OF ASHLAND (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ASHLAND, OH)
  • SAMARITAN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ASHLAND, OH)
  • FMC - WAYNE COUNTY KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WOOSTER, OH)

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

  • Ashland University (about 14 miles; Ashland, OH; Full-time enrollment: 5,151)
  • The College of Wooster (about 15 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Oberlin College (about 24 miles; Oberlin, OH; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 31 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 7,690)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 31 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 33 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 22,216)
  • Stark State College (about 36 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)

Public high school in West Salem:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Salem:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Salem: Town and Country Fire District (A), Tri County Animal Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: J.A. Hines - Politician, Hal Kime - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MOHICAN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
TOWN AND COUNTRY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RCE MIDWAY TAVERN, INC. (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • SMITHVILLE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH PW (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIDDEN ACRES MHP (Address: LOT # 40 , Population served: 85, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

11.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in West Salem (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: at 11 South Main Street, branch established on 1915/04/15. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $90.1 mil, Deposits: $73.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Independent Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in West Salem:

Marital status in West Salem, OH
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in West Salem:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - West Salem
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in West Salem (West Salem, Ohio Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for West Salem, OH (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,133163
Mainline Protestant17,46557
Catholic9,0315
Other7707
Black Protestant3722
None51,749-
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: 27
Wayne County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Wayne County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

29.1%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

12.9%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Salem:

49.3%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.8%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
West Salem:

29.0
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Salem:

21.8%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Salem:

8.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West 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
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,807$28,8423$1,448
Water Supply 1$2,258$27,0960$0
Sewerage 1$2,834$34,0080$0
Financial Administration 1$3,162$37,9444$6,440
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$879
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$67
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$1,223
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$726
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$770
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,191
Totals for Government 5$13,061$31,34624$12,744

West Salem government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $31,000 ($21.02)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($20.34)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($13.56)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $251,000 ($170.17)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($109.83)
    Sewerage: $155,000 ($105.08)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($80.68)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($68.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $25,000 ($16.95)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($8.81)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($7.46)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($7.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($3.39)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($3.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($2.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $4,000 ($2.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $303,000 ($205.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($17.63)

West Salem government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $287,000 ($194.58)
    Other: $35,000 ($23.73)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($10.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($13.56)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.03)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($1.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $317,000 ($214.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $64,000 ($43.39)
    General Local Government Support: $55,000 ($37.29)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($27.80)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $217,000 ($147.12)
    Property: $56,000 ($37.97)
    Other License: $17,000 ($11.53)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.03)

West Salem government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,932,000 ($1309.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,898,000 ($1286.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,000 ($53.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000 ($30.51)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $15,000 ($10.17)

West Salem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $873,000 ($591.86)

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Medina County, OH  0.77% ($37,266 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.58% ($43,008)
from Holmes County, OH  0.44% ($39,115)


4.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Summit County, OH  0.65% ($46,135 average AGI)
to Medina County, OH  0.63% ($42,697)
to Stark County, OH  0.53% ($39,481)

Businesses in West Salem, OH

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Salem:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Salem:

  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQKT (104.5 FM; WOOSTER, OH; Owner: WWST CORP., L.L.C.)
  • WKRW (89.3 FM; WOOSTER, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCWS-FM (90.9 FM; WOOSTER, OH; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WOOSTER)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNO-FM (106.1 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: JOHNNY APPLESEED BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOSV (91.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDL (88.9 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: ASHLAND UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around West Salem:

  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 80.3mTotal length
  • $657,000Total costs
  • 294,877Total average daily traffic
  • 68,661Total average daily truck traffic
  • 216,227Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Salem, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Salem, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Salem)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 111 Congress St (Lat: 40.963944 Lon: -82.110972), Call Sign: KQA466, Licensee ID: L00065918,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.475 MHz, 37.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2001, Expiration Date: 02/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2011, Registrant: Holmes Wayne Electric Cooperative Inc, Millersburg, OH 44654, Phone: (216) 674-1055
  • Water Treatment Plant (Lat: 40.967833 Lon: -82.118222), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPID228,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 02/21/2021, Certifier: Ralph Farner, Registrant: Village Of West Salem, 27 S Main Street, West Salem, OH 44287-0312, Phone: (419) 853-4104, Fax: (419) 853-4158, Email:
  • Lat: 40.972139 Lon: -82.099528, Call Sign: WQIJ580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2018, Expiration Date: 02/27/2028, Certifier: Phil Dague, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • Lat: 40.922972 Lon: -82.052306, Call Sign: WQNH528,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.460 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: William A Cletzer, Registrant: Mitchell Communications Inc, 3470 Manchester Rd, Akron, OH 44319, Phone: (330) 644-0122, Fax: (330) 644-5170, Email:
  • 10636 Myers Rd (Lat: 40.871389 Lon: -82.114278), Call Sign: WQZZ669,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.025 MHz, 464.950 MHz, 463.325 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2017, Expiration Date: 09/18/2027, Certifier: Loren Weaver, Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • West Salem, Lat: 40.994444 Lon: -82.091944, Call Sign: WPUR279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2002, Expiration Date: 04/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2012, Certifier: Gregory K Odell, Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:
  • CL03XC279, 7297 Ruff Road (Lat: 40.956556 Lon: -82.063306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.6 m, Call Sign: WQRW615,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2013, Expiration Date: 08/06/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • WEST SALEM, 10215 Rivers Corners Road (Lat: 40.991611 Lon: -82.094889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQUH889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • WEST SALEM, 1.9 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 40.996444 Lon: -82.125972), Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: KQL29, Licensee ID: L00020604,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6108.30 MHz, 6137.90 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/11/1998, Registrant: At&t Communications Of Ohio Inc, 1200 Peachtree St Ne 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2461Q , Serial Number: 28-7790399, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 06/27/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Jessi Air Ltd, 14135 Overton Rd, West Salem, OH 44287
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4455H , Serial Number: 15-244, Year manufactured: 1948, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L France, 198 Twp Rd 530, West Salem, OH 44287
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8517C , Serial Number: 22-1228, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L France, Box 198 Twp Rd 530, West Salem, OH 44287

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in West Salem, OH

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Salem, OH
Most common first names in West Salem, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles2876.5 years
Robert2871.4 years
John2873.0 years
Mary2583.8 years
William2471.2 years
James2068.5 years
Paul1972.4 years
Ruth1879.1 years
Helen1680.2 years
Carl1673.1 years
Most common last names in West Salem, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2171.1 years
Brown1078.2 years
Young983.3 years
Bowman980.9 years
Garver880.5 years
Williams875.7 years
Johnson878.6 years
Fuhrman775.8 years
Brinker774.0 years
Ramsier773.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Salem, OH
  • 74.8%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Electricity
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Salem, OH
  • 62.8%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Electricity
  • 6.1%No fuel used
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West Salem compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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