Businesses in Salem, Virginia

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 22.4%
 Shopping: 13.6%
 Industry: 8.2%
 Professional Services: 8.2%
 Home Services: 6.5%
 Automotive: 5.8%
 Other: 35.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts5340.4 years4.22.2
Car repair10634.4 years4.34.4
Gas stations3537.6 years3.91.4
New car dealers3235.6 years4.11.3
Beauty salons6321.2 years4.42.6
Hairdressers6522.2 years4.42.7
Public administration8644.3 years4.13.5
Social work4038.4 years4.61.6
Atm's4373 years3.71.8
Banks4171.7 years4.21.7
Finance other4851.6 years4.22.0
Loan companies5843 years4.72.4
Grocery stores and supermarkets4931.3 years3.92.0
General contractors9734.9 years4.24.0
Other construction6233.1 years4.62.6
Real estate8727 years3.63.6
Construction3339.4 years4.41.4
Construction of buildings6936.8 years3.42.8
Other membership organizations3445.7 years4.41.4
Wholesale of construction supplies3443.4 years4.21.4
Wholesale of machinery6733.7 years4.52.8
Dentists4425.8 years4.51.8
Health and medical86027.3 years4.135.5
Physicians and surgeons30225.8 years3.912.5
Physiotherapy3323 years4.71.4
Accountants4036.3 years4.01.6
Lawyers legal6828.8 years4.52.8
Scientific and technical services4720 years4.71.9
Churches9453.2 years4.63.9
Clothing stores3629.2 years4.41.5
Electronics stores3428.2 years3.91.4
Hardware stores3337.4 years4.61.4
Office supplies and stationery stores3436.3 years4.11.4
Pharmacies and drug stores4938.4 years3.52.0
Shopping other6337.8 years4.12.6
Area of Salem, Virginia14.5 sq mi
Population24,254
Male Population11,475 (47.3%)
Female Population12,779 (52.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +103.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -1%
Median Age40.8
Male Median Age39.1
Female Median Age42.4
Area Codes540
NeighborhoodsDowntown Salem, Salem
Local TimeTuesday 4:36 PM
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time
Lat & Lng37.29347° / -80.05476°
Zip Codes2415524157

Salem, Virginia - Map

Salem, Virginia Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population11,91119,02124,49324,254
Population Density821.4 / mi²1,311 / mi²1,689 / mi²1,672 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Salem, Virginia Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Salem, Virginia+103.6%+27.5%-1%
Virginia+63%+36.8%+19.2%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Salem, Virginia Median Age

Median Age: 40.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Salem, Virginia40.8 years42.4 years39.1 years
Virginia37.6 years38.8 years36.3 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Salem, Virginia Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 56025321,134
5-96286701,298
10-147226771,400
15-191,0151,0612,077
20-241,0141,1442,158
25-296816511,332
30-345495761,125
35-396517101,362
40-447287661,494
45-498178681,686
50-548969571,854
55-597638671,631
60-646938261,520
65-695536361,189
70-74419508928
75-79347505852
80-84223398621
85 Plus174427602
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Salem, Virginia Population Density

Population Density: 1,672 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Salem, Virginia24,25414.5 sq mi1,672 / mi²
Virginia8.5 million42,775.2 sq mi198.4 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Salem, Virginia Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1770 to 2015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Salem, Virginia
 Downtown Salem: 57.4%
 Salem: 27.2%
 Other: 15.3%

Business distribution by price for Salem, Virginia

 Moderate: 45.2%
 Inexpensive: 44.8%
 Expensive: 7.4%
 Very Expensive: 2.6%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Salem, Virginia CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Salem, Virginia434,883 t17.9 t29,991 t/mi²
Virginia152,481,034 t18 t3,564 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Salem, Virginia CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)434,883 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita17.9 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (8)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
9/13/1710:33 AM3.260.8 km17,770 m16km N of Pearisburg, Virginiausgs.gov
4/21/916:01 PM3.573.1 km14,700 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
11/11/7512:10 AM3.270.5 km15,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
5/30/742:28 PM3.633.7 km8,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
11/19/695:00 PM4.5479.6 km3,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
4/23/5912:58 PM3.956.7 km1,000 mWest Virginiausgs.gov
2/13/991:30 AM4.590.1 kmNoneVirginia-North Carolina border regionusgs.gov
11/25/9812:00 PM4.590.1 kmNoneVirginia-North Carolina border regionusgs.gov
2/5/9812:00 PM4.490.1 kmNoneVirginia-North Carolina border regionusgs.gov
5/31/9710:58 AM5.657.2 kmNoneWest Virginiausgs.gov

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Salem, Virginia

Salem is an independent city in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,802. It is the county seat of Roanoke County, although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the ci..  ︎  Salem, Virginia Wikipedia Page

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