The Village of West Salem had a population of 1,476 as of July 1, 2019.
The primary coordinate point for West Salem is located at latitude 40.9714 and longitude -82.1099 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Salem encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,112 feet.
The Village of West Salem (GNIS ID: 2400143) 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.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|West Salem, OH Housing Affordability Index is 250
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.|
|West Salem, OH Wealth Index is 64
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 in Households||1,475|
|Population in Familes||1,204|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Median Household Income||$50,605|
|Average Household Income||$63,255|
|Per Capita Income||$23,764|
|Total Housing Units||644 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||446 (69.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||124 (19.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||74 (11.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,464|
|Housing Affordability Index2||250|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.58%|
|Per Capita Income||3.05%|
The table below compares West 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.
|Total Population||# 561||54th|
|Population Density||# 539||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 645||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 778||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 872||28th|
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