Salem, OR - Best Places To Live

Salem Info Snack

Population
157,967
Median Home Price
$181,500
Median Income
$46,273
Unemployment Rate
12.91%

Salem Highlights

Best Places Around Salem

1

Keizer, OR
Population 36,875

2

Dallas, OR
Population 14,788

3

Silverton, OR
Population 9,342

4

Four Corners, OR
Population 17,202

5

Stayton, OR
Population 7,719

6

Woodburn, OR
Population 24,282

7

Hayesville, OR
Population 18,611

8

Independence, OR
Population 8,654

9

Monmouth, OR
Population 9,769

Map Of Salem, OR

Population over time in Salem

YearPopulation% Change
2014161,9753.21%
2013156,9371.36%
2012154,8350.88%
2011153,4811.1%
2010151,809-

Race / Ethnicity in Salem

White
68.5% (108,266)
Hispanic
21.3% (33,641)
Two or More races
3.6% (5,660)
Asian
2.9% (4,656)
Black / African American
1.3% (1,984)
Native Hawaiian
1.1% (1,765)
American Indian / Alaska Native
0.8% (1,260)
Some Other Race
0.5% (735)
PopulationSalemOregonUSA
White68.5%77.6%62.8%
Hispanic21.3%12.1%16.9%
Two Or More Races3.6%3.2%2.1%
Asian2.9%3.8%4.9%
Black / African American1.3%1.7%12.2%
Native Hawaiian1.1%0.4%0.2%
American Indian / Alaska Native0.8%1.0%0.7%
Some Other Race0.5%0.2%0.2%

Gender in Salem

Female
50.4% (79,610)
Male
49.6% (78,357)
PopulationSalemOregonUSA
Female50.4%50.5%50.8%
Male49.6%49.5%49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Salem for adults over 25

Some College
34.1% (34,875)
High School \ GED)
25.4% (26,010)
Bachelor's Degree
16.3% (16,733)
Less Than High School
13.6% (13,965)
Master's Degree
7.6% (7,831)
Professional Degree
1.9% (1,939)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,035)
EducationSalemOregonUSA
Some College34.1%34.9%29.1%
High School \ GED25.4%24.5%28.0%
Bachelor's Degree16.3%18.9%18.3%
Less Than High School13.6%10.5%13.7%
Master's Degree7.6%7.8%7.8%
Professional Degree1.9%2.0%2.0%
Doctorate Degree1.0%1.4%1.3%

Household income for Salem, Oregon

$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (6,760)
$60,000 to $74,999
10.4% (6,047)
$50,000 to $59,999
8.5% (4,924)
Less than $10,000
7.5% (4,371)
$100,000 to $124,999
7.3% (4,214)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (3,730)
$25,000 to $29,999
6.1% (3,537)
$30,000 to $34,999
5.9% (3,445)
$40,000 to $44,999
5.9% (3,406)
$20,000 to $24,999
5.8% (3,358)
$15,000 to $19,999
5.7% (3,314)
$35,000 to $39,999
5.3% (3,068)
$45,000 to $49,999
4.7% (2,732)
$125,000 to $149,999
3.7% (2,119)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (1,688)
$200,000 or More
2.1% (1,212)
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