In 2017, Salem city, VA had a population of 25.5k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $53,990. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Salem city, VA grew from 25,290 to 25,521, a 0.913% increase and its median household income grew from $52,351 to $53,990, a 3.13% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salem city, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.21%), White (Hispanic) (2.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.79%). N/A% of the people in Salem city, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Salem city, VA is $174,000, and the homeownership rate is 65.5%. Most people in Salem city, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem city, VA is 2 cars per household.