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South Salem, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of South Salem had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2019. South Salem ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Salem is located at latitude 39.3362 and longitude -83.3066 in Ross County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Salem encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ross County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 928 feet.

The Village of South Salem (GNIS ID: 2399858) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of South Salem is located within Township of Buckskin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ross County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Salem: Salem.

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South Salem, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South Salem, OH Housing Affordability Index is 200
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

South Salem, OH Wealth Index is 51
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 197
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 956
Diversity Index1 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,141
Average Household Income $56,448
Per Capita Income $20,475
Wealth Index3 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $120,455
Housing Affordability Index2 200
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.38% -0.41%
Households -0.27% -0.26%
Families 0.55% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

South Salem, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Salem to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1089 10th
Population Density # 751 38th
Diversity Index # 1132 8th
Median Household Income # 986 19th
Per Capita Income # 1088 11th

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