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Lower Salem, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Lower Salem had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2018. Lower 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 Lower Salem is located at latitude 39.5612 and longitude -81.3965 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lower Salem encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The Village of Lower Salem (GNIS ID: 2399196) 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 Lower Salem is located within Township of Salem, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lower Salem: Salem.

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Lower Salem, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 87
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 73
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,482
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $59,847
Per Capita Income $22,372


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $128,571


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% -0.23%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.57% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Lower Salem, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lower Salem to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1193 2nd
Population Density # 465 62nd
Diversity Index # 980 19th
Median Household Income # 735 39th
Per Capita Income # 916 25th

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