In 2017, Salem, WV had a population of 1.63k people with a median age of 31.7 and a median household income of $39,450. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Salem, WV grew from 1,552 to 1,625, a 4.7% increase and its median household income grew from $35,000 to $39,450, a 12.7% increase.
The population of Salem, WV is 88.9% White Alone, 6.83% Black or African American Alone, and 2.77% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Salem, WV speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Salem, WV are Salem International University (356 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Salem, WV is $59,900, and the homeownership rate is 73.6%. Most people in Salem, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem, WV is 1 car per household.