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Salem County, VA Public Records

23rd Circuit Salem City Court
2 E Calhoun St
Salem, VA 24153 www.courts.state.va.us/courts/cir...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 540-375-3067
F: 540-375-4039
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $4,500, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed or adoption records released
Note that the city of Salem houses the General District, Circuit, and Juvenile/Domestic Courts for the County of Roanoke.
23rd General District Court
2 E Calhoun St
Salem, VA 24153 www.courts.state.va.us/courts/com...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 540-375-3044
F: 540-375-4024
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,001, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed records released
Note that the city of Salem houses the General District, Circuit, and Juvenile/Domestic Courts for the County of Roanoke.

Salem County, VA Vital Records

Contact the Salem City Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Salem City
Clerk of Circuit Court
www.courts.state.va.us/courts/cir...
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 540-375-3067
Fax: 540-375-4039

Salem County Vital Certificates

Salem County Vital Certificates

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Salem County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 14.59 sq mi
Population (2009): 25,462
  • Females: 52.3%
  • White: 90.7%
  • Black/African American: 7.0%
  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 89.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 715
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 9.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 82.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 19.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.32
Housing Units (2000): 10,403
Homeownership Rate (2000): 67.6%
Migration Flow to Salem County, VA from (2007-2008):

Salem County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $0
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $0
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $0
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $0
  • Farms: $0
  • Government: $0
Employed (2000): 12,377
Unemployed (2000): 494
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $0
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $73,809 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $46,747 (thou. dol.)

Salem County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 235
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.4
Deaths (2007): 264
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5

Salem County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 36
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 7
  • Aggravated Assault: 26
Property Crimes (2008): 764
  • Burglary: 122
  • Larceny-Theft: 606
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 36

Salem County Genealogy Records