Salem is located close to the center of West Virginia. Salem is between the Harrison, Doddridge county. Salem has 1.34 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010, the total Salem population is 1,586, which has shrunk 20.94% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Salem median household income is $25,481 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 53.71% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 28.70% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Salem median house value is $58,000 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 33.33% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 30.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Salem is better than the state average in quality. The Salem area code is 304.
Salem, WV Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data