Salem, OR has a population of 161,975 people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $49,126. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Salem, OR grew from 160,008 to 161,975, a 1.23% increase and its median household income grew from $47,191 to $49,126, a 4.1% increase.
The population of Salem, OR is 68.8% White, 21.7% Hispanic, and 3.54% Two+. 21.2% of the people in Salem, OR speak a non-English language, and 92.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Salem, OR are Willamette University, with 784 graduates, Corban University, with 275 graduates, and ITT Technical Institute-Salem, with 50 graduates.
The median property value in Salem, OR is $188,900, and the homeownership rate is 52.8%. Most people in Salem, OR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Salem, OR is 2 cars per household.
Salem, OR is a census place located in Marion County, OR and Polk County, OR. It borders Four Corners, OR; Hayesville, OR; and Keizer, OR.