Salem (city) County VA Information
Salem (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)
|Total Population ||25,987 (100%) |
|Population in Households ||23,996 (92.3%) |
|Population in Families ||18,520 (71.3%) |
|Population in Group Quarters1 ||1,991 ( 7.7%) |
|Population Density ||1,800 |
|Diversity Index2 ||32 |
|Median Household Income ||$57,893 |
|Average Household Income ||$76,207 |
|% of Income for Mortgage4 || 14% |
|Per Capita Income ||$30,845 |
|Wealth Index5 || 81 |
|Total HU (Housing Units) ||11,177 (100%) |
|Owner Occupied HU ||6,467 (57.9%) |
|Renter Occupied HU ||3,956 (35.4%) |
|Vacant Housing Units ||754 ( 6.7%) |
|Median Home Value ||$187,729 |
|Average Home Value ||$234,255 |
|Housing Affordability Index3 ||166 |
|Total Households ||10,423 |
|Average Household Size ||2.3 |
|Family Households ||6,435 |
|Average Family Size ||3 |
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|2010-2020 ||2020-2025 |
|Population ||0.46% ||0.21% |
|Households ||0.36% ||0.22% |
|Families ||0.19% ||0.1% |
|Median Household Income || ||0.8% |
|Per Capita Income || ||1.63% |
|Owner Occupied HU || ||0.28% |
Salem (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile
The table below compares Salem (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 ||# 69 ||49th |
|Population Density ||# 23 ||83rd |
|Median Household Income ||# 52 ||62nd |
|Housing Affordability Index ||# 79 ||59th |
|Per Capita Income ||# 50 ||63rd |
|Diversity Index ||# 94 ||31st |
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