Salem, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 12,197. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,005 (-1.6% change)
Males: 5,601 (45.9%), Females: 6,596 (54.1%)

Zip code: 44460

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $30,006 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,100 (year 2000)

Races in Salem:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (16.5%), English (12.3%), Italian (10.5%), United States (6.5%), Dutch (2.9%).

Land area: 5.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Salem

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -286 (-2.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Salem:

  • SALEM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1995 EAST STATE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Salem:

  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL – YOUNGSTOWN (about 9 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH)
  • ST ELIZABETH HEALTH CENTER (about 9 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH)
  • TOD CHILDRENS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salem:

  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 28 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; ID: YNG)
  • AKRON-CANTON REGIONAL (about 41 miles; AKRON, OH; ID: CAK)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 53 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Salem:

  • KOONS (about 2 miles; SALEM, OH; ID: 8G8)
  • SALEM AIRPARK INC (about 3 miles; SALEM, OH; ID: 38D)
  • TRI-CITY (about 11 miles; SEBRING, OH; ID: 3G6)
Amtrak stations near Salem:

  • 17 miles: ALLIANCE (MAIN & WEBB STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 20 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Salem:

  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-SALEM REGIONAL CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 654; Location: 2491 S RT 45 S; Public; Website: www.kent.edu)
  • ALLEGHENY WESLEYAN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 59; Location: 2161 WOODSDALE RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • HANNAH E MULLINS SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (FT enrollment: 57; Location: 1200 E SIXTH ST; Public)
  • RAPHAELS SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 330 E STATE ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.raphaelsbeautyschool.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salem:

  • MOUNT UNION COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ALLIANCE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; FT enrollment: 9,726)
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 31 miles; KENT, OH; FT enrollment: 18,677)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 37 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • STARK STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 39 miles; CANTON, OH; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-STARK CAMPUS (about 39 miles; NORTH CANTON, OH; FT enrollment: 2,053)
  • UNIVERSITY OF AKRON MAIN CAMPUS (about 48 miles; AKRON, OH; FT enrollment: 16,801)

Schools

Public high school in Salem:

  • SALEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 1200 E 6TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Salem:

  • SOUTH RANGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 517; Location: 7600 W SOUTH RANGE RD; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • BUCKEYE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 1200 BUCKEYE AVE; Grades: PK – 03)
  • SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 230 N LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SOUTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 2200 MERLE RD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • REILLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 491 REILLY AVE; Grades: KG – 03)
  • PROSPECT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 838 PROSPECT ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • GOSHEN CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 14003 W SOUTH RANGE RD; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Salem:

  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 925 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • REAL LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 12824 SALEM WARREN RD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Salem:

  • SALEM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,095,330; Location: 821 E. STATE ST.; 72,323 books; 4,380 audio materials; 5,714 video materials; 267 serial subscriptions)