Salem SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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Salem, Virginia Info Snack

Salem is an independent city in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,802. It is the county seat of Roanoke County, although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Salem with Roanoke County for statistical purposes.
Population
25,521
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
8.9%
Median Home
$174,000
Median Income
$53,990
Median Rent
$874

Rankings for Salem in Virginia

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Map Of Salem, VA

Population over time in Salem

Year Population % Change
2017 25,521 0.9%
2016 25,290 0.5%
2015 25,165 0.2%
2014 25,120 0.7%
2013 24,950 0.6%
2012 24,792 0.2%
2011 24,733 0.4%
2010 24,641 -

Crime in Salem Per 100k

Crime Salem VA USA
Violent Crime 70.2 208.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.3 5.3
Robbery 31.2 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 27.3 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 2165.9 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 160.0 218.0 430.4
Larceny 1834.2 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 171.7 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Salem

White
85.8% (21,897)
African American
7.2% (1,840)
American Indian
0.0% (10)
Asian
1.9% (475)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (27)
Two Or More
1.8% (457)
Hispanic
3.2% (815)
Race Salem VA USA
White 85.8% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 7.2% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.2% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Salem, Virginia

Less than $10,000
4.0% (102,084)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (81,667)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.9% (252,657)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (306,252)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (410,888)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.4% (546,149)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (347,085)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (301,147)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.9% (99,531)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (104,636)
Income Salem VA USA
Less than $10,000 4.0% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.9% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.4% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.9% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Salem

Female
53.2% (13,573)
Male
46.8% (11,947)
Gender Salem VA USA
Female 53.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Salem for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.8% (970)
9-12th Grade
6.2% (1,591)
High School / GED
31.4% (8,025)
Some College
20.4% (5,202)
Associate's Degree
10.4% (2,652)
Bachelor's Degree
17.4% (4,450)
Master's Degree
8.4% (2,142)
Professional Degree
0.9% (219)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (265)
Education Salem VA USA
< 9th Grade 3.8% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.2% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 31.4% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 20.4% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.4% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 17.4% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.4% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.8% 1.4%

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