Marion County, Oregon 

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Population

330,453

+6.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$47,360

Median Home Price

$278,400

United States / Oregon / Salem / Marion County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Marion County, Oregon

Capital city - North-central Oregon in Willamette Valley, 50 miles south of Portland. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Marion County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Nearby recreation
-Close to Portland
Cons
-Clouds and rain
-Crime
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in Marion
 $199,500 
1685 Dixon St NE
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 612 SqFt
 $200,000 
1522 Justice St S
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1280 SqFt
 $414,900 
7898 Jani Ct NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2711 SqFt

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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Oregon
County: Marion County
Metro Area: Salem
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Salem, Keizer, 26 total
Zip Codes: 97301, 97305, 97303, 97302, 97306, 97071, 97317, 97381, 97383, 97325, 25 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 196 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Marion County is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Marion County jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Marion County's cost of living is 1.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Marion County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Marion County, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Marion county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Marion County's population is 330,453 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Marion County is $278,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Marion County public schools spend $10,382 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22 students per teacher in Marion County. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN MARION COUNTY, OREGON
97301, 97305, 97303, 97302, 97306, 97071, 97317, 97381, 97383, 97325, 25 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN MARION
$199,500
1685 Dixon St NE
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$200,000
1522 Justice St S
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$414,900
7898 Jani Ct NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$329,000
575 Hardcastle Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$445,800
4616 Poinsettia St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$449,500
505 E Mill Stream Woods
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$679,000
3858 Saint Andrews Loop S
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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