Salem, OR 97317 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97317: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, OR 97317

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 219
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,781
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 355
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.967, Longitude -123.004
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salem, OR 97317 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,855
Population in Households 23,070
Population in Familes 19,240
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,785
Population Density1 474
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 8,130
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 5,872
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,197 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,933 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 441 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $220,641
Average Home Value $304,079


Median Household Income $50,951
Average Household Income $65,424
Per Capita Income $23,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.74%
Households 0.46% 0.68%
Families 0.33% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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 97317 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97317 to the other 428 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 66 85th
Population Density1 # 87 80th
Diversity Index2 # 31 93rd
Median Household Income # 163 62nd
Per Capita Income # 271 37th

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