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Salem is a city in Columbiana County, in the East Liverpool-Salem metro area.
The community was named for city in NJ, home of Quakers who settled here
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Salem. For links to other places called Salem, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Salem is 40.900N. The longitude is -80.856W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,227 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,101.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbiana County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Youngstown-Warren area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44460 ZIP code.
27% of Salem residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Salem ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Salem was $16,579, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.
Libraries in Salem include Salem Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Salem include Salem News
Columbiana County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Salem political report.
The average commute time for Salem workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Salem between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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