The unemployment rate in Salem is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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In the last Presidential election, Marion county flipped narrowly Democratic, 48.9% to 47.7%. More Voting Stats
Salem's population is 175,891 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $354,500
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.2%.
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