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Salem Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 14.78%
    10-17: 10.61%
    18-29: 19.13%
    30-39: 14.52%
    40-49: 15.04%
    50-64: 13.39%
    65 & Over: 12.53%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 45.73 sq mi
    Total Population: 156,283
    Population Density Ranking (National): 62nd percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 61st percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 78th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 70th percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $39,401
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $53,045
    Median Income Ranking (National): 46th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 48th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 50th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 55th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 49th percentile
    Single: 51st percentile
    Married With Children: 22nd percentile
    Married With No Children: 26th percentile
    Single With Children: 10th percentile
    Single With No Children: 41st percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: SALEM-KEIZER SD 24J
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 22.48 : 1

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