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West Salem is a village in Edwards County.
The latitude of West Salem is 38.520N. The longitude is -88.004W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 983.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Salem demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Edwards 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 62476 ZIP code.
30% of West Salem residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $15,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% 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 $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $604.
Libraries in West Salem include West Salem Public Library ... View libraries
Edwards 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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