In 2019, Salem, OR had a population of 169k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $55,920. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Salem, OR grew from 166,756 to 169,259, a 1.5% increase and its median household income grew from $53,619 to $55,920, a 4.29% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salem, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.9%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Other (Hispanic) (5.52%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.52%). 0% of the households in Salem, OR speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 92.5% of the residents in Salem, OR are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Salem, OR was $242,800, and the homeownership rate was 54.3%. Most people in Salem, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem, OR was 2 cars per household.