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Salem is a city in Harrison County, in the Clarksburg metro area.
The community was named after Salem, NJ
The latitude of Salem is 39.282N. The longitude is -80.559W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,779.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harrison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26426 ZIP code.
17% of Salem residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $11,188, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Salem include Salem Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $242. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $580.
Harrison 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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