West Salem Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

West Salem Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 31,863 0.5%
Male Population 15,420 -2.7%
Female Population 16,443 3.7%
Male Population 48.39 %
Female Population 51.61 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 41 4.3%
Citizen US Born 28,732 2.4%
Citizen not US Born 1,757 -2.6%
Not Citizen 1,374 -25.7%
Citizen US Born 90.17 %
Citizen not US Born 5.51 %
Not Citizen 4.31 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 96 -50.5%
Moved from Same Country 1,192 18.5%
Moved from Same State 2,350 -20.2%
Moved from Different State 676 -9.1%
Same House as Last Year 27,256 2.6%
Moved from Abroad 0.3 %
Moved from Same Country 3.78 %
Moved from Same State 7.44 %
Moved from Different State 2.14 %
Same House as Last Year 86.34 %

Occupational Employment in West Salem top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 12,453 5.4%
Blue Collar 2,615 -9.1%
White Collar 82.65 %
Blue Collar 17.35 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,745 -5.8%
Private Companies 8,376 4.4%
Governmental Workers 3,588 0.7%
Not for Profit Companies 1,359 8.4%
Self Employees 11.58 %
Private Companies 55.59 %
Governmental Workers 23.81 %
Not for Profit Companies 9.02 %

Number of Households in West Salem top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 12,298 4.6%
Average People Per Household 3 -4.1%
Family Households 8,441 3.3%
Non-family Households 3,857 7.8%
Family Households 68.64 %
Non-family Households 31.36 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,519 -4.0%
Households without Children 8,779 8.6%
Households with Children 28.61 %
Households without Children 71.39 %

Median and Average Income in West Salem top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $91,476.00 6.4%
Median Household Income $69,945.00 5.3%
People below Poverty Level 2,649 -5.4%
People above Poverty Level 28,714 1.3%

Housing in West Salem top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 12,913 3.3%
Median Year Built 1986 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 602 -14.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 612 24.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 785 -8.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,481 8.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,124 -7.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,338 15.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,213 0.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,068 5.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 690 39.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 12,298 4.6%
Owner Occupied 8,285 6.7%
Renter Occupied 4,013 0.6%
Owner Occupied 67.37 %
Renter Occupied 32.63 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 5,754 7.5%
Without Mortgage 2,531 5.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $306,200.00 11.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $256,400.00 0.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,239.00 4.0%
With Mortgage 69.45 %
Without Mortgage 30.55 %

West Salem Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 822 -9.3%
Some High School 6,324 -3.8%
Some College 7,560 3.0%
Associate Degree 2,054 7.6%
Bachelor's Degree 5,211 9.5%
No High School 3.33 %
Some High School 25.64 %
Some College 26.4 %
Associate Degree 8.33 %
Bachelor's Degree 21.13 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in West Salem top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 7,076 0.2%
Married 14,490 1.9%
Separated 155 10.7%
Widowed 1,408 3.3%
Divorced 3,090 8.9%
Never Married 27.15 %
Married 55.59 %
Separated 0.59 %
Widowed 5.4 %
Divorced 11.86 %

Means of Transport to Work in West Salem top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 12,888 3.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 148 49.5%
Subway or Elevated 18 N/A
Railroad 0 -100.0%
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 89 -16.0%
Motorcycle 25 -57.6%
TaxiCab 0 -100.0%
Walk 138 0.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 97304

Recently added listings in West Salem top

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West Salem is an area in Salem,Marion County,Oregon with a population of 31,863. There are 15,420 male residents living in West Salem and 16,443 female residents. The total number of households is 12,298 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 41 with 14,490 people being married and 11,729 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 82.65% white collar employees and 17.35% blue collar employees in West Salem..
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