Learn more about homes in Salem, VA

Welcome to Salem, VA

In 1968, Salem, VA officially gained the status of becoming its own independent city. Located in Roanoke County, situated along side the Roanoke River and nestled between the Alleghany and Blue Ridge Mountains, the city of Salem offers breathtaking views of Virginia’s beauty in its most natural state.

Conveniently located near Interstate 81, this 14.4 mile city has seen an upwards increase in property values over the last five years. With the average cost of a home at $124,000, Salem is continuously evolving into a place many individuals are deciding to call home. While there are many homes in Salem that exude a nostalgic feel, some built as early as early as 1900, there are also a large number of newly constructed homes. Whether you are looking for something with history and charm or new and modern, Salem has an immense amount of housing options.

With a population just peaking 25,000, the city owns and operates its own water system, electric distribution center and sewage system, offering its residents rates that are competitively low compared to neighboring cities.

Salem is conveniently located nearby three large-scale shopping malls, various colleges and recreational facilities of all types. Though the city has grown throughout the years, a strong sense of community involvement is still present. Each year, an assortment of activities and events take place throughout the city, including annual beach parties and movies weekends in the park. From the symphony to golf, boating to art, Salem is a city that is sure to enchant its residents.

Salem Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 85 homes for sale in Salem, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
71% Single Family, 14% Land/lot, 5% Rental and 11% Other.

71% Single Family
14% Land/lot
10% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 85
Average Home Size 2,207 ft² / 205 m²
Price Range ($20,000 - $835,000)

Weather in Salem

The average high temperatures in Salem range from 44 in January to 85 in July

Average home income in Salem

The average household income of a Salem resident is $74,685 with an average home value of $188,079

Population of Salem

Salem has 37,821 residents.

Home ownership in Salem

The average level of home ownership in Salem is 71%.

Education breakdown of Salem

Education levels of residents of Salem include: highschool 29%, associate 9%, bachelor 21%, graduate 12%.

Households in Salem

Salem has 14,902 homes, built on average 44 years ago.

Information from in and around Salem...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 85 homes for sale in Salem. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Rental and Other. The average list price of these property results is 221,987. Prices are displayed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Salem please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 85 homes for sale in Salem, VA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Salem area. Member brokerages representing the 85 homes include MKB, REALTORS and Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. .