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2020 Compare Cities Housing:
Salem, OR vs Vancouver, WA

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Vancouver is 17.5% older than the median age of a home in Salem.
- Homes are 8.0% more expensive likely to be rented in Vancouver than in Salem.

Housing
 Salem, ORVancouver, WAUnited States
 403340
 $282,600$317,200$231,200
 11.2%6.3%6.7%
 63.5%56.7%35.6%
 40.3%47.5%27.4%
 $14.1$10.8$11.8
 49.3%47.9%56.0%
 6.9%4.9%12.2%
 43.8%47.2%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Salem, ORVancouver, WAUnited States
 $1,512$1,687$1,470
 $753$1,037$821
 $838$1,131$930
 $1,070$1,320$1,148
 $1,550$1,909$1,537
 $1,880$2,320$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Salem, ORVancouver, WAUnited States
 2.4%1.7%2.1%
 0.2%0.4%0.5%
 1.1%0.5%1.0%
 0.2%0.1%0.5%
 0.3%0.5%4.0%
 2.8%1.8%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Salem, ORVancouver, WAUnited States
 3.6%2.7%3.5%
 3.4%1.1%3.1%
 1.3%0.7%3.9%
 0.9%0.7%5.4%
 2.1%1.3%6.3%
 13.7%9.2%14.7%
 24.2%18.8%14.6%
 31.8%37.3%18.7%
 13.0%17.3%11.0%
 3.7%6.2%6.2%
 1.5%3.6%7.0%
 0.3%0.5%2.7%
 0.2%0.5%1.5%
 0.0%0.1%0.5%
 0.2%0.1%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Salem, ORVancouver, WAUnited States
 0.7%1.4%0.9%
 1.5%2.4%2.3%
 13.0%13.4%14.5%
 16.3%24.8%14.0%
 11.6%12.9%13.6%
 22.7%20.0%15.5%
 16.3%24.8%14.0%
 10.4%6.5%10.5%
 5.7%4.8%5.1%
 8.6%5.0%12.9%

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Reviews for Salem    35 Reviews
The best place to live - 1/17/2020
I'm a native 5th generation Oregonian, so bear in mind that I was born with webs between my toes! Anyway, I used to think it rained too much when I was young. Then I... Read More

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We absolutely love it here! - 1/4/2020
We love this city! We moved here from Indianapolis Indiana 5 years ago. It is an hour to Portland, a little over an hour to Eugene, an hour to the coast or the... Read More

Nothing but crime and homeless people. - 1/3/2020
The crime here is rampant. Completely out of control. There are also homeless everywhere and the city is not helping them. The weather is miserable nine months of the... Read More

Reviews for Vancouver    53 Reviews
Vancouver! A good place to be homeless! - 12/24/2019
All I can say is gentrification. Every time I see another Tesla driving down our crowded streets another person is out of a home. I've lived here 17 years and it just... Read More

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Gentrification - 12/24/2019
noun the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste. "an area undergoing rapid... Read More

Wonderful Small City I love Living Here! - 5/22/2019
I moved to Vancouver 3 years ago and I love it. It's a clean, small city feel, easy to get around with lots of parks and nature nearby. Everything is close, within 20... Read More

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ZIPS IN SALEM, OREGON
97301 97302 97304 97306
ZIPS IN VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON
98682 98661 98683 98684 98664 98663 98660

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