Salem, Ohio Population 2022

11,372
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Salem is a city located in Columbiana County Ohio. Salem has a 2020 population of 11,372. Salem is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -7.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,303 in 2010.

The average household income in Salem is $64,481 with a poverty rate of 21.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $92,000. The median age in Salem is 40 years, 36.2 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Salem Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salemwas:

  • White: 92.77%
  • Other race: 3.31%
  • Black or African American: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Salem, Ohio is 11,372 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,372.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,303.

Salem, Ohio Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010107,8900.00%
2011107,419-471-0.44%
2012106,620-799-0.75%
2013105,959-661-0.62%
2014105,621-338-0.32%
2015104,714-907-0.87%
2016103,817-897-0.86%
2017103,062-755-0.73%
2018102,473-589-0.57%
2019101,883-590-0.58%
2020101,293-590-0.58%
2021100,703-590-0.59%

Salem Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,84792.77%
Black or African American2682.29%
Some Other Race3873.31%
Two or More Races1901.63%
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Salem Population by Race

Salem Population Pyramid 2022

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Salem Median Age

42.3


Total

37.7


Male

46.5


Female

Salem Adults

There are 9,495 adults, (2,146 of whom are seniors) in Salem.

Salem Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Salem Sex Ratio

Female

5,986

51.20%

Male

5,706

48.80%

Salem Population by Age

Salem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salem Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
All56.1%43.9%
Male56.1%43.9%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Female38.3%61.7%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Salem Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9292.2956.1
Married2,0493.3173.2
Male2462.8956.1
Female5272.5238.3
Non Family2,1071.1743.9

2.98

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Salem Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4054.76%
9th to 12th Grade7919.30%
High School Graduate3,65542.95%
Some College1,47517.33%
Associates Degree87010.22%
Bachelors Degree94311.08%
Graduate Degree3704.35%
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Salem Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salem Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,0597,0151,313
2+ Races7878
Black253220
Other Race119
Hispanic119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.29%.

Salem Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,821$38,417$22,776
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,632$40,851$22,047
Some College$24,554$27,337$23,411
Bachelors Degree$54,100$58,631$38,476
Graduate Degree$77,887$95,938$58,224

$29,821

Average Earnings

$38,417

Average Male

$22,776

Average Female

Salem Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salem Language by Age

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Salem Language

95.67% of Salem residents speak only English, while 4.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Salem Language

Salem Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26721881.65%
Hispanic40131779.05%
Multiple1905528.95%
White10,4651,85217.70%
Other317NaN%

21.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.66%

Male Poverty Rate

18.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salem

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salem is Black, with 81.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salem is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.81%.

Salem Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.51%
High School14.57%
Some College22.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%

Salem Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.45%
Male Unemployed86.38%
Female Employed14.82%
Female Unemployed31.28%

Salem Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salem Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,822$61,445
Families$58,524$72,922
Married Families$69,635-
Non Families$25,014$42,825
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Income by Household Type

Salem Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Salem Married by Age and Sex

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Salem Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Salem Marital Status by Race

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Salem Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War179
Vietnam234
Korea82
World War II15

Salem Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 54151
55 to 64191
65 to 74216
75+164

Salem Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6917.79%
2+ Races3731.62%

Salem Veterans by Race

Salem Veterans by Education

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2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salem Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Salem Employment by Age

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Salem Employment by Race

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Salem Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.84%

Born in Salem

96.36%

Native Born

3.64%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.36% of Salem residents were born in the United States, with 77.84% having been born in Ohio. 3.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Salem Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,7000.00%
18804,0413410.89%
18905,7801,7393.64%
19007,5821,8022.75%
19108,9431,3611.66%
192010,3051,3621.43%
193010,6223170.30%
194012,3011,6791.48%
195012,7544530.36%
196013,8541,1000.83%
197014,1863320.24%
198012,869-1,317-0.97%
199012,233-636-0.51%
200012,197-36-0.03%
201012,3031060.09%
201112,251-52-0.42%
201212,161-90-0.73%
201312,087-74-0.61%
201412,048-39-0.32%
201511,945-103-0.85%
201611,873-72-0.60%
201711,780-93-0.78%
201811,692-88-0.75%
201911,612-80-0.68%
202011,532-80-0.69%
202111,452-80-0.69%
202211,372-80-0.70%

Salem Population by Year