Salem, OR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Salem, Oregon Info Snack

Population
171,806
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
15.3%
Median Home
$266,200
Median Income
$58,726
Median Rent
$1,034

Salem SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
8

Salem, OR Crime Report

7,396
Total Crimes
4,187.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
78.48%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Salem
/ 100k People
Oregon
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 7,396 4,187.2 2,950.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 698 395.2 291.9 387.8
Murder 2 1.1 2.9 6.5
Robbery 148 83.8 51.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 520 294.4 200.6 279.7
Property Crime 6,698 3,792.1 2,659.0 1,958.2
Burglary 678 383.8 339.2 314.2
Larceny 4,911 2,780.4 1,928.8 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,109 627.9 391.0 246.0

Salem, OR Cost Of Living

112
Salem's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Salem Oregon National Average
Overall 112 119 100
Services 120 119 100
Groceries 112 114 100
Health 117 118 100
Housing 96 122 100
Transportation 129 128 100
Utilities 87 88 100

Salem, OR Photos

Orcap
Source: Public Domain
Riverfront Park Carousel  Salemc Oregon
Source: Public Domain
Orsalempaddleboat
Source: Public Domain
United Methodist Salem Oregon Corner
Source: Public Domain
Marion County Courthouse
Source: Public Domain
South Salem Neighborhood Covered In Snow
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Salem in Oregon

Map Of Salem, OR

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Population over time in Salem

Year Population % Change
2020 171,806 3.0%
2019 166,756 1.9%
2018 163,654 1.0%
2017 161,975 1.2%
2016 160,008 1.3%
2015 157,967 0.7%
2014 156,937 1.4%
2013 154,835 0.9%
2012 153,481 1.1%
2011 151,809 -

Race / Ethnicity in Salem

White
66.6% (114,475)
African American
1.1% (1,832)
American Indian
0.8% (1,437)
Asian
3.1% (5,353)
Hawaiian
1.5% (2,515)
Other
0.3% (496)
Two Or More
4.2% (7,214)
Hispanic
22.4% (38,484)
Race Salem OR USA
White 66.6% 74.9% 60.1%
African American 1.1% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.8% 0.9% 0.6%
Asian 3.1% 4.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 1.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.2% 4.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 22.4% 13.2% 18.2%

Gender in Salem

Female
49.4% (84,809)
Male
50.6% (86,996)
Gender Salem OR USA
Female 49.4% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Salem for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (12,026)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (10,308)
High School / GED
23.0% (39,515)
Some College
26.0% (44,669)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (15,462)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (30,925)
Master's Degree
8.0% (13,744)
Professional Degree
2.0% (3,436)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,718)
Education Salem OR USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 23.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Salem, Oregon

Less than $10,000
5.3% (909,108)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (752,544)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (1,528,546)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (1,809,489)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (2,269,907)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (3,376,767)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (2,330,733)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (2,570,761)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (987,663)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (645,077)
Income Salem OR USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 5.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 3.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 8.7% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 12.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 13.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 16.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 7.2% 8.3%

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