Salem, OR 97301 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, OR 97301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,524
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,355
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,647
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.929, Longitude -122.961
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salem, OR 97301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 54,629
Population in Households 48,679
Population in Familes 36,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,950
Population Density1 4,902
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 18,226
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 10,573
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,876 (39.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,350 (51.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,774 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $151,493
Average Home Value $169,664


Median Household Income $34,525
Average Household Income $45,631
Per Capita Income $16,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.47%
Households 0.23% 0.53%
Families -0.06% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Salem, OR 97301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97301 to the other 420 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 23 95th
Diversity Index2 # 13 97th
Median Household Income # 383 9th
Per Capita Income # 408 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.