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Salem Metro Area, Oregon   Add Favorite        0 Reviews | Review This Place


-Small-town atmosphere
-Nearby recreation
-Close to Portland


-Clouds and rain
-Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Salem Metro Area

Salem is the state capital and an agricultural center. State government buildings dominate a small but attractive and progressive downtown core. Surrounding built-up areas are unremarkable. Local agriculture includes orchards, fruits, grapes, nursery stock, and vegetables; the type of agriculture and rolling, moist terrain make for an attractive landscape.


Quick Facts About Salem

    The unemployment rate in Salem Metro Area is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salem Metro Area jobs have Increased by 3.49 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Salem Metro Area's cost of living is 8.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Salem Metro Area's population is 410,091 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.93 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Salem Metro Area is $210,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.47%.
    Salem Metro Area public schools spend $10,326 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.8 students per teacher in Salem Metro Area.

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