The unemployment rate in Salem is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Salem jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem's cost of living is 1.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Salem, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Marion county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats
Salem's population is 163,654 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Salem is $282,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.2%. Check out the homes in the area
Salem public schools spend $10,454 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.1 students per teacher in Salem. More Education