Living in Salem, OR

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Salem, Oregon Info Snack

Population
169,259
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
15.5%
Median Home
$242,800
Median Income
$55,920
Median Rent
$975

Salem SnackAbility

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

Salem, OR Crime Report

7,158
Total Crimes
4,070.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
64.34%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Salem
/ 100k People
Oregon
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 7,158 4,070.1 3,015.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 670 381.0 284.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.8 5.0
Robbery 152 86.4 54.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 483 274.6 185.5 250.2
Property Crime 6,488 3,689.2 2,730.6 2,109.9
Burglary 680 386.7 349.1 340.5
Larceny 4,966 2,823.7 2,021.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 842 478.8 360.0 219.9

Salem, OR Cost Of Living

111
Salem's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Salem Oregon National Average
Overall 111 118 100
Services 123 123 100
Groceries 115 115 100
Health 115 115 100
Housing 97 123 100
Transportation 126 126 100
Utilities 87 87 100

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
2019 169,259 1.5%
2018 166,756 1.9%
2017 163,654 1.0%
2016 161,975 1.2%
2015 160,008 1.3%
2014 157,967 0.7%
2013 156,937 1.4%
2012 154,835 0.9%
2011 153,481 1.1%
2010 151,809 -

Race / Ethnicity in Salem

White
66.9% (113,207)
African American
1.2% (2,054)
American Indian
0.8% (1,404)
Asian
2.4% (4,118)
Hawaiian
1.4% (2,422)
Other
0.0% (68)
Two Or More
3.9% (6,526)
Hispanic
23.3% (39,460)
Race Salem OR USA
White 66.9% 75.7% 60.7%
African American 1.2% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 4.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 1.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.9% 3.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 23.3% 13.0% 18.0%

Gender in Salem

Female
49.6% (83,869)
Male
50.4% (85,390)
Gender Salem OR USA
Female 49.6% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Salem for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (8,462)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (10,155)
High School / GED
24.0% (40,622)
Some College
27.0% (45,699)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (15,233)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (30,466)
Master's Degree
8.0% (13,540)
Professional Degree
2.0% (3,385)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,692)
Education Salem OR USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 23.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
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
5.6% (947,552)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (764,363)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.6% (1,632,766)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (1,907,970)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (2,335,040)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (3,249,871)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (2,176,742)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (2,439,081)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.2% (879,031)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (593,479)
Income Salem OR USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.6% 8.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 12.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.2% 6.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 6.5% 7.7%

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