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Latitude: 44.923694 Longitude: -123.023119


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Overview
Population:154,637
Pop. Change:11%
State: Oregon
Metro Area: Salem Metro Area
County: Marion County
City:Salem
Zip Code:97301, 97302, ... 7 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Salem's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Salem, Oregon

As of 2012, Salem's population is 154,637 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.49 percent.

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The median home cost in Salem is $153,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -2.14 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 2.40% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Salem public schools spend $5,259 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 19.3 students per teacher in Salem.

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The unemployment rate in Salem is 9.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Salem jobs have Decreased by 1.17 percent.


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Map Of Salem

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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Salem's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes