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West Salem is a township in Mercer County, in the Youngstown-Warren metro area.
The latitude of West Salem is 41.416N. The longitude is -80.516W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,280 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,565.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer 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 16154 ZIP code.
29% of West Salem residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Salem ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Salem was $16,834, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of West Salem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Salem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $373. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $689.
Mercer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Salem political report.
The average commute time for West Salem workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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