From a total population of 25,449, Salem has a median age of 40.5. The average age of males, in Salem, is 40.1 while the average age of females is 40.7. When you compare this to median age of Virginia, Salem is 2.9 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Salem, is $27,559 while the average household income is $50,590. When comparing the median income of people living in Salem to the rest of Virginia, the average income in Salem is $6,399 less.