In 2019, Salem city, VA had a population of 25.3k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $57,165. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Salem city, VA declined from 25,519 to 25,317, a −0.792% decrease and its median household income declined from $57,185 to $57,165, a −0.035% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salem city, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%), White (Hispanic) (2.06%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%). 0% of the households in Salem city, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
97.8% of the residents in Salem city, VA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Salem city, VA was $181,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%. Most people in Salem city, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem city, VA was 2 cars per household.