West Salem is a community located in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is within Edwards County established on February 8, 1857. It has a total area of 1.57 square miles at 38°31′16″N 88°0′32″W. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 897. The population density was 555.13/sq mi. Estimated per capita income in 2016 was $23,582. It has Zip code 62476.