Salem Information

Salem Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Salem, WV

General Salem Information

State: West Virginia

County: Harrison County

Close cities: Clarksburg, WV, Hepzibah, WV, Lumberport, WV, West Union, WV, West Milford, WV, Nutter Fort, WV, Salem, WV, Stonewood, WV, Jane Lew, WV, Spelter, WV

Salem Population (census data)
Total 2,040 (+1.8% since 2000)
Male 1,016 (49.8%)
Female 1,024 (50.2%)

Population Density: 1,476 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.1 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 1.38 square miles

Median Household Income: $20,557

Zip Codes: 26426.

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Salem Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Japanese (6.8%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (15.0%)
  • German (13.1%)
  • Irish (8.7%)
  • English (6.9%)
  • Italian (3.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.6%)
Foriegn Born: 199 people (9.8%)
  • Asia (100.0%)

Local Salem Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates
NFL Football: Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA Basketball: Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Marshall University, West Virginia University

Salem School Information

Middle Schools
Salem Middle School (Route 1, Box 10A, Salem, WV, 26426 - Harrison County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Harden Elementary School (260 E Main Street, Salem, WV, 26426 - Harrison County School District District)
Van Horn Elementary School (229 W Main Street, Salem, WV, 26426 - Harrison County School District District)

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