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Tacoma, WA vs Salem, OR

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Highlights
- Salem is 0% more densely populated than Tacoma.
- People are 8.0% more likely to be married in Salem.
- The Median Age is 0.7 years younger in Salem.


People
 Tacoma, WASalem, ORUnited States
 207,280163,654321,004,407
 50.3%49.9%50.8%
 49.7%50.1%49.2%
 35.935.237.8
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 198,819151,809308,745,538
 193,556136,924285,036,114
 176,664107,786251,960,433
 7.1%19.5%12.6%
 17.3%51.8%27.4%
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 4,169.63,364.190.9
 49.748.63,531,905.4
 12.70.6264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Tacoma, WASalem, ORUnited States
 6.4%6.7%6.2%
 6.2%6.8%6.4%
 5.4%6.7%6.5%
 3.3%4.1%3.9%
 3.9%4.7%4.1%
 6.3%5.9%5.6%
 17.0%14.8%13.7%
 13.2%13.4%12.7%
 13.1%12.3%13.4%
 6.6%5.4%6.7%
 5.7%5.8%6.0%
 7.5%7.6%8.6%
 3.6%3.7%4.4%
 1.9%2.1%1.9%
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 Race
 Tacoma, WASalem, ORUnited States
 60.3%67.6%61.5%
 9.7%1.3%12.3%
 8.7%2.7%5.3%
 1.1%0.7%0.7%
 1.2%1.4%0.2%
 0.3%0.1%0.2%
 7.1%3.7%2.3%
 11.6%22.4%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Tacoma, WASalem, ORUnited States
 43.5%46.9%50.2%
     41.2%44.9%48.2%
     2.3%2.1%2.0%
 56.5%53.1%49.8%
     36.1%33.9%33.1%
     15.0%13.9%10.9%
     5.4%5.3%5.8%
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 2.452.642.63
 82,01658,632118,825,921
 46,42837,15878,298,703
     29.3%33.3%31.1%
     39.4%39.2%42.3%
 35,58821,47440,527,218
     19.6%17.8%16.3%
     11.8%9.7%10.3%

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Reviews for Tacoma    36 Reviews
Tacoma's potential - 4/28/2018
I decided to start taking all public transportation and walking the rest of the way to work every day since my taxes were paying for it. I live on hilltop and work on... Read More

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Beautiful city--Choose your neighborhood wisely - 7/10/2017
I moved to Tacoma from South Seattle and wanted to give an honest opinion having lived here 5 years: Pros: Beautiful waterfront, Great restaurants, little traffic if... Read More

Re: Most Stressful cities - 8/31/2015
My family has lived in the metro Tacoma, Wa. area for more than 40+yrs, and we have never felt what is being said regarding this area....precisely that Tacoma is the #1... Read More

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

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ZIPS IN TACOMA, WASHINGTON
98404, 98409, 98405, 98406, 98407, 98422, 98408, 98418, 98403, 98465, 13 total
ZIPS IN SALEM, OREGON
97301 97302 97304 97306

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