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Population (year 2000): 136,924. Estimated population in July 2005: 148,751 (+8.6% change)
Males: 68,752 (50.2%), Females: 68,172 (49.8%)

Marion County

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Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $38,881 (year 2000)
Median house value: $131,100 (year 2000)

Salem, OR residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Salem:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.7%)
  • Hispanic (14.6%)
  • Other race (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Black (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.3%), English (12.0%), Irish (10.1%), United States (5.7%), Norwegian (3.9%), French (3.4%).

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Elevation: 154 feet

Land area: 45.7 square miles

Salem,

For population 25 years and over in Salem

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salem city

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

11.7% Foreign born (7.5% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +27,473 (+25.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OR Portland, (48.9 miles www.RealEstate.com/SaintHelens )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (815.3 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Corners, OR (3.9 miles Four OR (4.8 miles Keizer, OR (5.2 miles Hayesville, Eola, OR (6.2 miles) , Village, OR (7.2 miles Labish OR (7.9 miles Turner, OR (9.7 miles Brooks, OR (12.4 miles Aumsville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 687 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1997: 629 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 1998: 545 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 1999: 573 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2000: 516 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2001: 526 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2002: 636 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2003: 668 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2004: 814 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2005: 828 buildings, average cost: $168,200

Latitude: 44.93 N, Longitude: 123.03 W

Area codes: 503, 971


Detailed articles:
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Salem, Oregon business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Retail trade (11.6%), Public administration (11.5%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +23,199 (+16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 41,494 (69.4%)


 

Crime in Salem by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 5 4 6 5 4
    per 100,000 1.5 3.7 2.9 4.4 3.7 2.9
Rapes 83 74 81 79 75 61
    per 100,000 60.6 54.0 59.2 57.7 54.8 44.6
Robberies 144 177 160 156 180 141
    per 100,000 105.2 129.3 116.9 113.9 131.5 103.0
Assaults 58 81 88 103 254 539
    per 100,000 42.4 59.2 64.3 75.2 185.5 393.6
Burglaries 1,293 1,259 1,395 1,415 1,575 1,400
    per 100,000 944.3 919.5 1018.8 1033.4 1150.3 1022.5
Thefts 7,414 7,629 8,515 9,277 8,417 7,420
    per 100,000 5414.7 5571.7 6218.8 6775.3 6147.2 5419.1
Auto thefts 637 758 877 1,353 1,571 1,120
    per 100,000 465.2 553.6 640.5 988.1 1147.4 818.0
385.6 407.4 445.8 499.1 520.3 484.1


Average climate in Salem, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Salem, Salem:

Birthplace of: Bill Swancutt - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Sep 4, 1982), James Lee - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Mar 12, 1980), Scott Hatteberg - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Dec 14, 1969), Jeremiah Dominguez - College basketball player (Portland Pilots).


Hospitals/medical centers in Salem:
  • OREGON STATE HOSPITAL DISTINCT PART (2600 CENTER STREET NE)
  • SALEM HOSPITAL (2561 CENTER ST NE AND 665 WINTER ST SE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Salem:
  • SILVERTON HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; SILVERTON, OR)
  • SANTIAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; STAYTON, OR)
  • SAMARITAN ALBANY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; ALBANY, OR)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salem:
  • MCNARY FLD (about 3 miles; SALEM, OR; ID: SLE)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 19 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; ID: MMV)
  • CORVALLIS MUNI (about 36 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; ID: CVO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Salem:
  • INDEPENDENCE STATE (about 12 miles; INDEPENDENCE, OR; ID: 7S5)
  • ALBANY MUNI (about 21 miles; ALBANY, OR; ID: S12)
  • SPORTSMAN AIRPARK (about 25 miles; NEWBERG, OR; ID: 2S6)

Amtrak station:
SALEM (500 13TH ST. SE). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 76 $388,457 $61,335 2 $3,418
Firefighters 139 $871,528 $75,239 0 $0
Water Supply 52 $190,455 $43,951 5 $13,302
Local Libraries 30 $106,865 $42,746 45 $56,346
Other and Unallocable 139 $481,514 $41,569 15 $34,016
Natural Resources 7 $31,058 $53,242 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 46 $201,598 $52,590 4 $7,862
Parks and Recreation 50 $185,323 $44,477 41 $37,060
Sewerage 95 $365,520 $46,170 13 $34,731
Solid Waste Management 8 $37,921 $56,881 0 $0
Welfare 72 $255,783 $42,630 30 $17,234
Airports 3 $14,311 $57,244 1 $1,999
Streets and Highways 123 $544,511 $53,123 12 $29,807
Fire - Other 17 $64,051 $45,212 7 $6,031
Police - Other 92 $350,184 $45,676 29 $33,059
Police Protection - Officers 174 $971,877 $67,026 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 19 $82,888 $52,350 5 $2,663
Other Government Administration 15 $78,187 $62,549 4 $9,640
Totals for Government 1157 $5,222,033 $54,161 213 $287,169


Colleges/Universities in Salem:
  • CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,253; Location: 4000 LANCASTER DR NE; Public; Website: www.chemeketa.edu)
  • WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 2,325; Location: 900 STATE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.willamette.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • WESTERN BAPTIST COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 668; Location: 5000 DEER PARK DR SE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wbc.edu)
  • BUSINESS COMPUTER TRAINING INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 174; Location: 2421 LANCASTER DR NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bcti.org)
  • PHAGANS SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 622 LANCASTER NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phagans-schools.com)
  • COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN CAREERS (FT enrollment: 76; Location: 3322 LANCASTER DR NE; Private, for-profit)
  • ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN INC (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 305 COURT NE; Private, for-profit)
  • NORMAN F WEBB REAL ESTATE COURSES (Location: 1112 12TH ST SE; Private, for-profit)
  • REAL ESTATE SCHOOL OF OREGON AND INSURANCE TRNRS (Location: 1822 LANCASTER DR NE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Salem:
  • LINN-BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; ALBANY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MONMOUTH, OR; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; NEWBERG, OR; FT enrollment: 2,032)
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; FT enrollment: 15,404)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; FT enrollment: 3,446)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 43 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 13,255)
Public high schools in Salem:
  • MCKAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,853; Location: 2440 LANCASTER DR NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH SALEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,837; Location: 765 14TH ST NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SPRAGUE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,832; Location: 2373 KUEBLER BLVD S; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTH SALEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,756; Location: 1910 CHURCH ST SE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST SALEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,355; Location: 2650 ORCHARD HEIGHTS RD NW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHEMAWA INDIAN SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 3700 CHEMAWA ROAD NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROBERT S FARRELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 2450 STRONG RD SE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY SCHOOLHOUSE (Students: 154; Location: 210 LIBERTY ST SE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BARBARA ROBERTS HIGH SCHOOL AND SECONDARY PROGRAMS (Students: 127; Location: 999-A LOCUST ST NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Salem:
  • SALEM ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 942 LANCASTER DRIVE NE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • BLANCHET SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 4373 MARKET STREET NE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • WESTERN MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 9045 WALLACE RD NW; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • H.I.S. ACADEMY (Students: 118; Location: PO BOX 4445; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MARION COUNTY JUVENILE DEPT ED (Students: 82; Location: 3030 CENTER ST NE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Salem:
  • HOUCK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,096; Location: 1155 CONNECTICUT; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STEPHENS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,015; Location: 4962 HAYSVILLE DR NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WALKER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 899; Location: 1075 8TH ST NW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JUDSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 893; Location: 4512 JONES RD S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LESLIE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 868; Location: 3850 PRINGLE RD SE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WALDO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 817; Location: 2805 LANSING AVE NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CROSSLER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 739; Location: 1155 DAVIS RD S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PARRISH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 701; Location: 802 CAPITOL ST NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AUBURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 658; Location: 4612 AUBURN RD NE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HOOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 547; Location: 1104 SAVAGE RD NE; Grades: KG - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Salem:
  • SALEM ACADEMY (Students: 268; Location: 245 COLLEGE DR NW; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 373 WINTER N E; Grades: KG - 6)
  • LIVINGSTONE JR ACADEMY (Students: 208; Location: 5771 FRUITLAND ROAD NE; Grades: KG - 10)
  • SONSHINE SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 395 MARION STREET NE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHRISTIAN CENTER ACADEMY DAYCA (Students: 186; Location: 4303 MARKET ST NE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • QUEEN OF PEACE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 4227 LONE OAK ROAD SE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • RIVIERA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 1650 BRUSH COLLEGE RD N W; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST VINCENTS DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 1015 COLUMBIA ST NE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHILD DEREL (Students: 98; Location: 770 CHEMEKETA STREET NE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ABIGUA SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 4985 BATTLECREEK RD; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Salem:
  • SALEM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,625,973; Location: 585 LIBERTY ST. SE; 325,320 books; 18,584 audio materials; 9,154 video materials; 721 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Salem: Battle Creek Country Club (A), Labish (B), Minto (C), Oregon State Correctional Institution (D), Oregon State Penitentiary (E), Oregon Women's Correctional Center (F), Renard (G), Salem Golf Club (H), Salem Gun Club (I), Bush (J), Swegle (K), Oregon State Correctional Institution Office (L), Oregon State Capitol (M), Fairview Home Prigg Cottage (N), Fairview Home (O).

Cemeteries: Belcrest Memorial Park (1), Hayesville Cemetery (2), Lee Mission Cemetery (3), Pioneer Cemetery (4), Penitentiary Annex Cemetery (5), Saint Barbara Cemetery (6), Chemawa Cemetery (7).

Lakes and reservoirs: Wirth Lake (A), Stone Quarry Lake (B), Berger Lake (C), Blue Gill Lake (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Creek (A), Jory Creek (B), Pettijohn Creek (C), Powell Creek (D), Pringle Creek (E), Laurel Creek (F), Chatnicka Creek (G), Clark Creek (H), Croisan Creek (I).

Parks in Salem include: Wallace Marine City Park (1), McRae City Park (2), Walker Park (3), Waldo Park (4), Gracemont City Park (5), Olinger Pool Park (6), Candalaria Park (7), Rees City Park (8), Aldrich City Park (9).

Post offices: Hollywood Post Office (A), Pringle Park Plaza Post Office (B), Vista Post Office (C), West Salem Post Office (D).


Salem compared to Oregon state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Salem:
  • KSLM (1390 AM; 10 kW; SALEM, OR)
  • KBZY (1490 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, OR; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKN (1430 AM; 5 kW; KEIZER, OR; Owner: WILLAMETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCCS (1220 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, OR; Owner: CHRISTIAN CENTER OF SALEM)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salem:
  • K242AB (96.3 FM; SALEM, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K231AB (94.1 FM; TURNER, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON / STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
  • K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKT-FM (99.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K243AL (96.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K276BU (103.1 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K225AI (92.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Salem:
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • K67GU (Channel 67; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61CC (Channel 61; SALEM, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K50GG (Channel 50; SALEM, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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