Latest Data (2017)
Population 11,782
Nationwide Rank 2722

Quick Facts

Salem, Ohio is the 2,722nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Salem, Ohio is a city.

Salem, Ohio is currently 5.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Salem, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Salem, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2712 Dunkirk, New York 11,848 -9.5%
2713 Healdsburg, California 11,840 7.3%
2714 Sedro-Woolley, Washington 11,838 32.2%
2715 Weatherford, Oklahoma 11,832 19.8%
2716 Lantana, Florida 11,824 25.5%
2717 Bucyrus, Ohio 11,817 -10.5%
2718 Gulf Shores, Alabama 11,809 105.6%
2719 Pontiac, Illinois 11,809 -1.2%
2720 Bogalusa, Louisiana 11,789 -11.4%
2721 Enumclaw, Washington 11,784 6.2%
2722 Salem, Ohio 11,782 -5.3%
2723 Wallington, New Jersey 11,781 1.7%
2724 Madison, Indiana 11,777 -1.9%
2725 Florham Park, New Jersey 11,765 9.9%
2726 Port Washington, Wisconsin 11,762 11.9%
2727 Emeryville, California 11,758 67.9%
2728 Maryville, Missouri 11,757 10.1%
2729 Red Bank, Tennessee 11,754 -4.7%
2730 El Campo, Texas 11,751 5.6%
2731 South Lyon, Michigan 11,741 15.5%
2732 Franklin, Ohio 11,735 2.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1599 Wadsworth 23,476 26.2%
1621 Avon 23,054 98.6%
1627 Solon 22,962 5.1%
1633 Willoughby 22,860 1.0%
1634 Oxford 22,859 4.0%
1657 Maple Heights 22,400 -14.1%
1666 Hudson 22,245 -1.1%
1693 Alliance 21,791 -6.0%
1705 South Euclid 21,598 -8.0%
1712 Chillicothe 21,499 -2.9%
1714 Perrysburg 21,482 21.7%
1747 Piqua 20,987 1.0%
1776 Lebanon 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney 20,614 1.3%
1788 Ashland 20,455 -3.7%
1790 Portsmouth 20,443 -2.0%
1794 Pickerington 20,402 103.4%
1807 Rocky River 20,216 -2.3%
1817 Parma Heights 20,053 -7.3%
1821 Miamisburg 19,985 2.1%
1824 Oregon 19,973 3.4%
1832 Norwood 19,870 -7.9%
1837 Painesville 19,813 12.3%
1882 Broadview Heights 19,227 20.1%
1902 Twinsburg 18,959 11.0%
1907 Sylvania 18,941 -0.5%
1908 Whitehall 18,913 -1.4%
1910 Berea 18,850 -0.5%
1927 Forest Park 18,690 -3.6%
1929 Mayfield Heights 18,682 -3.3%
1932 Brook Park 18,626 -12.0%
1934 Springboro 18,610 47.4%
1946 Niles 18,473 -11.5%
1971 Eastlake 18,172 -10.1%
1972 Ashtabula 18,144 -13.2%
1984 Steubenville 18,003 -9.3%
2025 Tallmadge 17,552 6.7%
2027 Tiffin 17,546 -3.2%
2041 New Philadelphia 17,424 1.8%
2045 North Canton 17,290 3.3%
2055 East Cleveland 17,187 -36.7%
2082 Norwalk 16,824 1.3%
2096 Defiance 16,687 0.3%
2099 Mount Vernon 16,659 5.8%
2131 Streetsboro 16,365 32.5%
2143 Fairview Park 16,292 -7.0%
2152 Fremont 16,193 -7.8%
2177 Aurora 15,982 17.0%
2216 Middleburg Heights 15,587 0.2%
2218 Pataskala 15,566 49.9%
2242 Bay Village 15,344 -4.4%
2269 Vandalia 15,053 2.9%
2305 Worthington 14,646 3.8%
2352 Washington Court House 14,215 4.6%
2355 New Franklin 14,165 -2.6%
2360 Willowick 14,148 -1.3%
2391 Circleville 13,930 3.1%
2409 Sharonville 13,797 0.6%
2411 Maumee 13,787 -8.0%
2412 Bexley 13,786 4.5%
2430 Monroe 13,683 72.3%
2432 Marietta 13,673 -6.5%
2435 Brecksville 13,632 1.7%
2450 Lyndhurst 13,557 -11.0%
2464 Englewood 13,470 9.7%
2483 Fostoria 13,256 -4.6%
2484 Warrensville Heights 13,251 -12.1%
2489 Clayton 13,215 -0.9%
2491 Powell 13,204 109.0%
2498 Bellefontaine 13,161 0.0%
2518 University Heights 13,028 -7.6%
2536 West Carrollton 12,924
2537 Trenton 12,912 46.3%
2561 Greenville 12,771 -5.9%
2562 Loveland 12,770 8.9%
2564 Dover 12,766 3.9%
2571 Wickliffe 12,736 -5.4%
2582 Conneaut 12,642 1.3%
2585 Bedford 12,627 -10.9%
2621 Wilmington 12,398 3.6%
2654 Blue Ash 12,199 -2.5%
2671 Amherst 12,088 2.6%
2686 Norton 12,013 4.1%
2696 Macedonia 11,940 28.9%
2717 Bucyrus 11,817 -10.5%
2722 Salem 11,782 -5.3%
2732 Franklin 11,735 2.1%
2741 Beachwood 11,696 -3.7%
2746 Seven Hills 11,663 -3.4%
2780 Ravenna 11,461 -2.9%
2791 Urbana 11,405 -1.7%
2808 Harrison 11,300 50.9%
2824 Springdale 11,213 6.5%
2854 Coshocton 11,044 -5.3%
2889 Brooklyn 10,792 -6.6%
2898 Montgomery 10,746 6.0%
2902 Ironton 10,722 -5.1%
2903 New Albany 10,718 164.8%
2904 Heath 10,713 24.7%
2910 East Liverpool 10,691 -18.3%
2918 Van Wert 10,654 -2.1%
2936 Bedford Heights 10,580 -6.8%
2963 Vermilion 10,453 -4.3%
2970 Richmond Heights 10,417 -4.7%
2974 Cambridge 10,411 -9.7%
3007 Celina 10,290 -0.9%
3015 Reading 10,260 -8.7%
3016 Struthers 10,254 -12.5%
3035 London 10,138 15.1%
3057 Galion 10,032 -13.5%
3070 Tipp City 9,956 7.5%
3115 Wapakoneta 9,782 2.5%
3156 Willoughby Hills 9,550 11.2%
3188 Girard 9,378 -13.8%
3192 Louisville 9,335 4.1%
3196 North College Hill 9,309 -7.2%
3235 Madeira 9,149 2.4%
3257 Shelby 9,023 -8.1%
3265 Oakwood 8,993 1393.8%
3270 Sheffield Lake 8,976 -3.9%
3288 Olmsted Falls 8,912 10.8%
3399 Wyoming 8,536 3.1%
3418 Orrville 8,458 -1.3%
3431 Highland Heights 8,414 3.5%
3449 Bryan 8,357 -2.2%
3475 Napoleon 8,299 -10.9%
3476 Canal Winchester 8,294 81.8%
3477 Cheviot 8,292 -7.5%
3487 Oberlin 8,278 1.3%
3511 Eaton 8,184 -0.2%
3529 St. Marys 8,151 -2.3%
3541 Kenton 8,135 -2.5%
3587 Bellevue 7,966 -2.9%
3612 Campbell 7,890 -16.3%
3655 Grandview Heights 7,778 16.2%
3746 Hubbard 7,485 -9.5%
3757 Fairlawn 7,468 2.2%
3770 Mentor-on-the-Lake 7,404 -8.9%
3793 Wauseon 7,342 3.3%
3831 Canfield 7,256 -1.9%
3839 Bellbrook 7,218 3.5%
3869 Independence 7,124 0.2%
3887 Logan 7,069 1.1%
3912 Delphos 6,972 -1.3%
3928 Huron 6,923 -12.7%
3941 Milford 6,887 9.1%
3961 Kirtland 6,824 1.8%
3967 Cortland 6,800 0.2%
4020 Martins Ferry 6,659 -5.6%
4032 Union 6,624 15.9%
4059 Rittman 6,564 2.5%
4074 Rossford 6,524 1.5%
4081 Hillsboro 6,512 1.4%
4082 Upper Sandusky 6,509 -0.7%
4106 Moraine 6,445 -6.0%
4117 Belpre 6,406 -3.5%
4165 Pepper Pike 6,258 3.7%
4168 Jackson 6,252 0.8%
4173 Columbiana 6,241 10.2%
4182 Clyde 6,209 1.0%
4226 Ontario 6,077 14.5%
4236 Mount Healthy 6,063 -3.8%
4243 Willard 6,047 -11.3%
4255 Grafton 6,015 0.0%
4267 Geneva 5,975 -9.3%
4299 Port Clinton 5,917 -7.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 11,782 2,722
2016 11,947 2,689
2015 12,003 2,666
2014 12,087 2,639
2013 12,130 2,616
2012 12,161 2,584
2011 12,243 2,562
2010 12,303 2,547
2009 11,770 2,598
2008 11,801 2,585
2007 11,856 2,553
2006 11,887 2,518
2005 11,893 2,496
2004 11,992 2,467
2003 12,041 2,442
2002 12,162 2,404
2001 12,304 2,362
2000 12,446 2,328
1990 12,459 2,053