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Salem, WV Real Estate

Salem, West Virginia is located in Harrison County. Nearby cities and towns include Wolf Summit, West Milford, West Union, Hepzibah, Clarksburg, Nutter Fort, Lumberport, Despard, Spelter, Stonewood, Lost Creek, Jane Lew, Gypsy, Smithfield, Anmoore, Shinnston, Bridgeport, Jacksonburg, Enterprise, Weston, Worthington, Auburn, Pine Grove, Carolina, Mannington, Pullman, Rachel, Reader, Idamay, Pennsboro, Monongah, White Hall, Farmington, Middlebourne, Flemington, Galloway, Century, and Pleasant Valley. Salem is a rural community with a population of 1,606. The median household income is $30,661. In Salem, 39% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 33% of the households. Half the population of Salem commutes 18 minutes or less to work, with 59% of residents holding white collar jobs and 41% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Salem, WV is 52 years, with 54% of those homes owned, 31% rented, and 14% not occupied. In the previous year, 5 Salem properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Salem in the previous year was $69,000.

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Salem offers a range of educational opportunities with one elementary school and one high school.

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Salem, WV Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Salem, WV
  • 61% Single
  • 39% Married
West Virginia
  • 48% Single
  • 52% Married

Male VS. Female

Salem, WV
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male
West Virginia
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Salem, WV

  • 42
  • 41
  • Salem, WV
  • West Virginia

Average Age of Homes in Salem, WV

  • 52
  • 31
  • Salem, WV
  • West Virginia

Vacant Homes in Salem, WV

  • 14%
  • 11%
  • Salem, WV
  • West Virginia

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $44,273
  • $51,852
  • Salem, WV
  • West Virginia

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Salem, WV
  • 54% Owned
  • 31% Rented
West Virginia
  • 64% Owned
  • 25% Rented