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Houses for Rent in Salem, VA

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See what Salem, VA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Salem

I like that the neighborhood is secluded and off the beaten path. I like that the neighborhood tends to be very quiet. I like that the neighbors are generally friendly.

Things that I like most is quiet atmosphere and streets are walkable for exercise. Most people know their neighbors and children.

Who Lives Here

Salem Demographics

Education

High School

40%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

18%

Master's

9%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

52%

3 people

21%

4 people

15%

5 people

9%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

42%

50-100k

36%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

3%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

13%

20-45

31%

45-65

26%

65+

19%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Salem?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
May '24-$1037$1225$1650
Apr '24-$950$1250$1625
Mar '24-$950$1225$1625
Feb '24-$1037$1250$1602
Jan '24-$900$1122$1500
Dec '23-$875$912$1375
Nov '23-$875$912$1375
Oct '23-$875$1112$1375
Sep '23-$850$1100$1375
Aug '23-$850$1100$1375
Jul '23-$850$1100$1375
Jun '23-$850$1040$1375
May '23-$850$912$1300

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Salem

Salem Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

29%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2828

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 18 of 24 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 20 of 24 renters

Percentage: 2828

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 24 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Salem

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 58% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 73% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 10% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 82% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 44% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Salem is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Salem.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 7% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 37% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 19% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Salem Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 22 of 24 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 21 of 24 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 20 of 24 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 20 of 24 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 20 of 24 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 20 of 24 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 19 of 24 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 19 of 24 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 18 of 24 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 18 of 24 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 16 of 24 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 14 of 24 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 13 of 24 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 12 of 24 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 13 of 24 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 14 of 24 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 15 of 24 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 18 of 24 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 20 of 24 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 22 of 24 renters

Salem Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Salem

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