In 2021, Salem, OR had a population of 174k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $62,185. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Salem, OR grew from 171,806 to 174,193, a 1.39% increase and its median household income grew from $58,726 to $62,185, a 5.89% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salem, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.8%), White (Hispanic) (9.49%), Other (Hispanic) (6.71%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.47%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.76%).
None of the households in Salem, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
93% of the residents in Salem, OR are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Salem, OR was $289,500, and the homeownership rate was 54.9%.
Most people in Salem, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem, OR was 2 cars per household.