The unemployment rate in Salem Metro Area is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Salem Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Salem Metro Area's cost of living is 4.1% 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 the Salem metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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The Salem metro area voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats
Salem Metro Area's population is 410,119 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Salem Metro Area is $292,350. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.8%. Check out the homes in the area
Salem Metro Area public schools spend $10,326 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.8 students per teacher in Salem Metro Area. More Education