Salem Marion County, Oregon

Salem: City and capital of Oregon, USA

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Salem is a city located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of Oregon. Its population at the 2010 census was 154,637 and a population density of 1,216 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 174,365 inhabitants.

The city was created 179 years ago in 1841.


Salem is located at 44°56'34"N 123°2'6"W (44.9429000, -123.0351000).

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Salem forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 3 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. more

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Salem Quick Facts

Population : 174,365 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
County : Marion County
Postal code : 97317, 97301–97312, 97314
Area : 127.22 km2
Official name : Salem
Altitude : 1,532 feet / 467 meters
Capital city : Salem is capital of Marion County, Oregon
Establishment : January 01, 1842 (179 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 01:55:30 (27th July 2021)
Density : 1,371 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 11.31% (2010-2019)
Weather : 61℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

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The population of Salem increased by 11.31% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 154,637 - census
2011 156,171 0.98% estimation process
2012 157,369 0.76% estimation process
2013 158,814 0.91% estimation process
2014 160,675 1.16% estimation process
2015 163,175 1.53% estimation process
2016 166,478 1.98% estimation process
2017 169,627 1.86% estimation process
2018 172,646 1.75% estimation process
2019 174,365 0.99% estimation process

Salem zip code is 97301. County name: Marion, County fips: 41047

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People born in Salem (138)

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College & universities near Salem

Code Name City ZIP
491242 Johnny Matthew's Hairdressing Training School Salem (OR) 97301
210401 Willamette University Salem (OR) 97301
208433 College of Hair Design Careers Salem (OR) 97301-1952
209694 Phagans School of Beauty Salem (OR) 97301
441663 Institute of Technology Salem (OR) 97305

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Salem

Code Name Address Type
SLM Salem station 500 13th Street SE RAIL
WBN Woodburn, OR 2900 Tom Tennant Drive BUS
ALY Albany station 110 10th Ave SW RAIL
CVI Corvallis, Oregon 153 NW 4th Avenue BUS
ORC Oregon City station 1757 Washington Street RAIL

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Other cities in Marion County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marion County , OR. (more)

City Name Population Title
Keizer 39,713 City in Oregon, USA
Woodburn 26,273 City in Oregon, USA
Hayesville 19,936 City in Keokuk County, Iowa, United States of America
Four Corners 15,947 Region of the United States consisting of the southwestern corner of Colorado, northwestern corner of New Mexico, northeastern corner of Arizona and southeastern corner of Utah
Silverton 10,618 Historic district in the United States
Stayton 8,295 City in Oregon, USA
Aumsville 4,180 City in Oregon, USA
Mount Angel 3,619 Mountain in Oregon, United States of America
Hubbard 3,570 City in Oregon, USA
Jefferson 3,364 City in Marion County, Texas, USA
Sublimity 2,772 City in Oregon, USA
Gervais 2,762 City in Oregon, USA
Turner 2,121 City in Oregon, USA
Donald 1,060 City in Oregon, USA
Aurora 1,039 City in Oregon, USA
Gates 513 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Salem distances to largest Oregon cities

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